Orchard Creek Continues Team Effort
with Fitness Center Physical Therapy
Orchard Creek Healthcare and Great Lakes Therapy House Calls in Traverse City have teamed up to offer our residents the best overall health services in the area. All Orchard Creek residents have access to in-house physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services through Great Lakes Therapy House Calls. Low-impact aquatic therapy is available to residents in our specially designed indoor pool, making Orchard Creek the only facility of its kind in northern Michigan to offer such services onsite.
On-site therapy services provide a great convenience to patients and their families. “Orchard Creek and the Cedar Creek Retirement Village are such wonderful facilities and we are excited to continue to be a part of all that is offered to the residents,” says Jim Harvey, owner of Great Lakes Therapy House Calls, “Patients love to have the ability to get their care where they live. Along with the caring staff at Orchard Creek, we are able to provide wonderful personal service.”
The skilled nursing facility at Orchard Creek has a unique focus on rehabilitation services. Many area seniors who have suffered a stroke or had surgery will be admitted to Orchard Creek. They will then receive rehab nursing from our licensed nursing staff and certified physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. The average stay for a rehabilitation patient is 20 days. Our goal is to have them back at home as soon as possible.
In addition to rehab and therapy services, Great Lakes Therapy House Calls staff members make regular presentations on senior health issues and provide free screenings for residents who are concerned about specific issues. “With our affiliation with Orchard Creek, we can provide everything from education to state-of-the-art post-surgical care, as well as personalized gym and fitness programs,” says Harvey.