Physical Therapy Update
The former Pioneer Manor is getting a workout! Slated for early 2014, the Physical Therapy department will have a new home in the rejuvenated old Pioneer Manor building. Now resembling a construction site, the walls are being painted, the floors are being tiled, and the Physical Therapy staff anxiously awaits its new home.
Megan Sullivan, PT, has been the director of the program for the last seven years, with their only space as a single room. Jeff Beard, PTA, the Physical Therapy Assistant, has been on staff for 12 years, and has always worked in this same small space.
The renovated Pioneer Manor will have larger spaces to accommodate therapy equipment, allow for greater privacy and a gym area to complete therapy exercises. Most importantly, it will allow the therapists to offer patients the most appropriate and beneficial treatment.
In the past, there has been no space to expand the program, but with this new facility, there will be another physical therapist hired. There are also long-term plans to add Occupational and Speech Therapy services, and a swimming pool is being considered as well.
Watch for future updates!