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Pain in the Elderly CEU

Tuesday, August 28 |  5:30pm-6:30pm As the number of individuals older than 65 years continues to rise, frailty and chronic diseases associated with pain will likely increase, and pain will continue to be a more common symptom. As such, healthcare professionals will face a significant challenge in the pain management of older adults. This presentation provides insight into assessing pain and determining if a patient is a “pain seeker” [...]

2018-06-26T17:10:30+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: CEU, Transitional Care University|Tags: , |

Edema Management CEU

Tuesday, July 31 |  5:30pm-6:30pm Edema is a common symptom that can occur from an acute care episode or a chronic condition. This presentation discusses therapeutic considerations related to edema management in patient care that include: determining etiology of edema and pertinent diagnoses, determining appropriate therapy interventions and identifying contraindications. Transitioning from cute to chronic management of edema and [...]

2018-06-26T17:08:58+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: CEU, Transitional Care University|Tags: , |

Get stronger. Get better. And GO HOME!

Orthopedic Transitional Care For Margaret Partipilo, RN, MSN-BC and unit manager with the Transitional Care of Arlington Heights Orthopedic Care program, every day is an adventure. A self-professed healthcare junky since the age of 17, three decades (and then some!) later, she fully appreciates the magnitude of the situations with which she is presented and her opportunity to serve. [...]

2017-12-14T17:38:07+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Healthful Information, Staff, Testimonial, Therapy|Tags: , , , , , |

Orthopedic Care at TCAH

Meet the Therapist Amy Miller, MPT, GCS, CLT-LANA Lead Therapist for Orthopedic Care “I can't imagine doing anything else for a career” Ironically, Amy Miller, lead therapist for the Orthopedic Care program at TCAH, managed to escape childhood and adolescence without any broken bones.  Although her skeletal system remains fully intact, she still has plenty of first-hand experience with [...]

Every day is a great day for therapy!

Fun Facts About the TCAH Therapy Team Julia Buchler M.S. CCC-SLP Director of Therapy “Every day is a great day for therapy!” Transitional Care of Arlington Heights (TCAH) guests can count on the finest expertise, equipment, evidence-based practices, facilities and therapists who are certified in multiple modalities as well as a friendly face and the encouragement they need, to [...]

Twice is Nice!

First Transitional Care of Arlington Heights Guest is as Good as New Following a “Two-fer” Total Knee Replacement Following a major car accident 27 years ago, Alan Itzkowitz, 67, an architect from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, experienced knee complications that were decades in the making.  “My knee pain eventually became intolerable,” he recalled. “It was just something I needed to [...]

2017-12-14T17:39:31+00:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: Testimonial, Therapy|Tags: , , , |

“Suite” Success

Suite Success Every day we are fortunate to help guests like Bob, who kindly shared his thoughts about his journey on the road to recovery at the new Transitional Care suites in Arlington Heights. "It's never a fun experience when one has to be inside for an extended period, trying to nurse yourself back after tearing two quads in a [...]

2016-09-09T12:32:09+00:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

The Fine Art of Living Well

In addition to practicing the fine art of rehabilitation, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights also appreciates fine art and, as such, displays work by area artists in its Community Art Gallery. The opening community art exhibit will feature the photography of Arlington Heights resident, Christine Naunheimer, a physical therapist who has cared for patients at Northwest Community Hospital for [...]

2015-08-14T16:55:38+00:00July 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Welcome Lisa Henderson, Director of Marketing and Business Development

An experienced marketing and communications professional and healthcare business development specialist, Lisa Henderson has a strong ability to really connect with health care professionals and members of the community to form lasting partnerships and create positive customer experiences. A Mount Prospect  resident, Lisa is actively involved in the Arlington Heights area where she volunteers with both business and community [...]

2015-06-04T16:15:42+00:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Staff|

Rolling Out the Taupe Carpet!

Big day! Carpet is being installed throughout the northwest suburb’s first stand-alone, state-of-the-art Transitional Care center. We’re rolling out the taupe carpet for Transitional Care physicians who will guide around-the-clock skilled nursing care; physiatrists, therapists and clinicians who will work to help patients restore function lost through injury, surgery or disease and our guests as they start their journey [...]

2015-05-11T10:15:21+00:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Welcome Village Representatives!

Transitional Care Management of Arlington Heights welcomed Village representatives for a sneak peek of the first stand-alone, post-acute care center in the northwest suburbs. Pictured left to right: (front row) Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce representative Jim Platt, Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes, Village Trustee Robin LaBedz, State Representative Elaine Nekritz, TCAH Administrator Megan Mulherin and AH Chamber of [...]

2015-05-15T13:22:10+00:00May 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Special Deliveries Daily

It is like Christmas everyday! Truck after truck pulls up daily with yet another delivery of flooring, carpet, equipment, millwork, paint (lots and lots of paint!) and more. Like physical, occupational and speech therapy itself, construction is a process . . . step by step we’re getting closer and closer to our goals!

2015-05-11T10:16:10+00:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cuisine Care

Transitional Care of Arlington Height’s made-from-scratch Cuisine Care cooking, themed dinners, four distinct dining venues and room service feature a commitment to quality as their prime ingredient. Step one to delivering the ultimate dining experience is outfitting the kitchen with quality appliances, several of which were recently delivered and installed at the Northwest suburbs first stand-alone post acute care [...]

2015-05-04T16:41:47+00:00May 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care Suites in the Making

Especially designed with the comfort and convenience of the post acute rehabilitation patient in mind, the Transitional Care of Arlington Heights guest suites will cater exclusively to people who are in the process of transitioning from hospital to home. This humble headwall and light fixture will soon be joined by a custom bed featuring a wider mattress, hotel quality [...]

2015-04-27T09:41:59+00:00April 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Let It Rain!

Just in time for April showers, the downspouts are installed and exterior progress continues at the Northwest suburb’s first stand-alone post acute care center. The bricks have been washed and the stone work, if we do say so ourselves, looks marvelous! Upon completion early this summer, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights will offer comfortable, comprehensive and clinically proven rehabilitative care [...]

2015-04-20T17:26:38+00:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|