Trinity Health is committed to preserving and improving the quality of health to the people we serve. Our mission is to excel at meeting the needs of the whole person through the provision of quality healthcare and health related services.
Upon receiving a doctor's order, residents at Trinity Homes can
participate in Occupational Therapy - OT, Physical Therapy - PT, or
Speech Therapy services.
An evaluation using standardized test measures and/ or informal
testing procedures will be completed along with a treatment plan
prior to continuation of therapy services.
Registered and licensed therapists conduct and supervise therapy for
residents who have physician's orders for these services.
Functional Maintenance Therapy program-FMP is an extension
of therapy set up to maintain a resident's strength,
endurance, and abilities. FMP is an individualized program
of exercises, usually with weights, set up by therapists for
residents who do not need one to one assistance. Activities
department staffs the program, however, the OT/ PT staff
Occupational Therapy-OT focuses on improving, developing, or
restoring a resident's ability to be independent with daily
life skills. OT may prevent further impairment or loss of
function through education and training.
• Activities of Daily Living - ADL Training (e.g.
eat, groom, dress, bathe, etc.)
• Assistive device training (e.g. reacher, dressing
aids, bathroom equipment, etc.)
• Client and family education
• Instrumental Activities of Daily Living - IADL
Training (e.g. doing household tasks or chores needed
to live at home such as laundry, cleaning, meal
preparation / shopping, home emergency procedures,
• Physical means with heat, ice, electrical
• Standing activities and transfer training
• Therapeutic exercise and activities
Physical Therapy - PT utilizes a variety of physical means to
help residents maximize their level of independence
including gait training/ walking, wheelchair positioning,
heat, ice, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, mat / balance
activities, and therapeutic exercise.
The speech-language pathologist provides services to
residents experiencing difficulties with communication or
Swallowing evaluations consist of clinical (bedside)
evaluations and modified barium swallow evaluations
conducted in the radiology department.
Speech-language pathologist will design and implement an
individualized therapy program to improve the communication
impairment and/or swallowing problems.
The offices of speech-language pathology are located at the
Trinity Health - St. Joseph's Campus on the 5th floor.
Office hours are M-F from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, phone number