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Rehabilitation Services

Physical Therapy: Making a Difference

For people with health problems resulting from injury or disease, the physical therapist assists in the recovery process making them stronger, relieving their pain and helping them to regain use of an affected limb or to relearn such activities of daily living as walking, dressing or bathing. Physical therapists teach patients and their families what to do so that healing continues through self care at home.

Physical therapists also seek to keep people well and safe from injury. They do this by teaching the importance of fitness and showing people how to avoid hurting their bodies at work or play. By designing and supervising individualized conditioning programs, physical therapists promote optimal physical performance and help health-conscious people to increase their overall fitness level, muscular strength and endurance.

Occupational Therapy: Skills for the Job of Living

Occupational Therapy is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Every day children and adults have or develop health conditions that significantly affect their ability to manage their daily lives. With the help of occupational therapy, many of these individuals can achieve or regain a higher level of independence. When skill and strength cannot be developed or improved, occupational therapy offers creative solutions and alternatives for carrying out daily activities.

Services typically include
Customized treatment programs aimed at improving abilities to carry out the activities of daily living
Comprehensive evaluation of home and job environments and recommendations on necessary adaptation

Speech-Language Pathology: Language, Our Most Human Characteristic

Language is essential to learning, working and enjoying family life and friendships. There are many ways to express language: speaking, using sign language, writing and using computerized communication devices. The professionals who are educated to assess speech and language development and to treat language and speech disorders are speech-language pathologists (sometimes informally referred to as speech therapists).

Speech-language pathologists help those who stutter to increase their fluency; help people who have had strokes or experienced brain trauma to regain lost language and speech; help people with swallowing disorders; help children and adolescents who have language disorders to improve the language skills that lead to better academic performance; counsel individuals and families to understand and deal with speech and language disorders.

News & Events

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On Monday July 17, 2017 the South Lincoln Hospital District Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of CEO Kenneth Archer. Mr. Archer had served as CEO of South Lincoln Medical Center since January 2015. The board has requested that the CEO position be posted as soon as possible. During the meeting, the board appointed Kristin Housley, Jessie Wilcox, and Scott Erickson to serve as an interim Administrative Management Team during this time of transition. The Board is confident that the Interim Management Team has the ability and experience necessary to handle the continued operation for all facilities including hospital, EMS, clinic, nursing home, and retail pharmacy. They will continue to work closely with the board to effectively enact the vision and mission the board has set for the organization. The board would like to thank the providers and each employee of South Lincoln Medical Center for their continued efforts compassionately caring for the medical needs of our community.