Southern Hills Short Term Care
Helping Your Loved One Return to Independence
The fastest way to get your loved one back to living life to the fullest following a surgery is with a short term stay at a facility that feels like home and features full-service onsite therapy and rehab.
Short Term Care at Southern Hills
The reason short term care at Southern Hills works so well is because our infection control practices are second to none. Every cottage is limited to 12 elders, which effectively keeps infection transmission substantially lower when compared to other traditional short term care facilities in Arkansas.
- Clean and comfortable climate controlled private rooms and bathrooms
- 24/7 made to order meals
- 24/7 onsite nurse care
- 24/7 onsite personal care
- Daily housekeeping
- Laundry services
- Full access to therapy and rehab services
Elders that choose Southern Hills for their short term care, are free to focus on recovery without the stresses of completing day to day tasks required when living independently. They get one on one personalized time with therapists every day, and peace of mind knowing they’re being taken care of 24/7 by skilled and experienced professionals.
How Long Does Short-Term Care at Southern Hills?
The goal of short-term care is to get back home as soon as possible while keeping safety and wellbeing in mind. Everyone heals differently, and the length of stay typically depends on the treatment and medical complexity.
Each Southern Hills short-term rehab patient has an individualized care plan that includes meetings with a medical doctor, nurse practitioner, director of nursing, MDS coordinator, social services, and rehab therapists. Individual plans may range from one week to eight weeks or more depending on progress.
Home Care Support
The Southern Hills staff can provide help with the transition back home by evaluating home living conditions and recommending modifications to make independent living safer and more comfortable. Our staff can set up needed equipment, access modifications, and assist with a seamless transition if need be.
Post Hospital Stay
Many Southern Hills short term care patients come to us directly from the hospital following a surgery, procedure, or diagnosis. Because we’re a skilled nursing rehab center, we have the experience, skills, and infrastructure to provide the best post-hospital care possible. Individuals visit us to get back on their feet following:
- Heart Attack
- Acute Illness
- Many more diagnoses
Therapy and Rehabilitation
Every individual at Southern Hills receives a comprehensive rehab program designed for their unique needs. Individuals may receive rehab for multiple issues. The goal is for a speedy recovery with the best clinical outcome possible. Therapy services offered include:
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Neuromuscular therapy
- Stroke recovery therapy
- Gait training
- Strength training
- Community Re-entry training
- And others