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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action! This week, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is excited to welcome the cast and crew from Hope Springs Eternal, starring Mia Rose Frampton, daughter of Peter Frampton.  This indie dramedy tells the story of a teenage cancer patient who finds out she is in remission, which upends her identity as the "dying girl." Stay tuned for more [...]

2016-05-03T18:32:25-05:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care is Celebrating Occupational Therapy Month!

Transitional Care is Celebrating Occupational Therapy Month! April is National Occupational Therapy (OT) Month and Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is honoring our OT crew!  Transitional Care OTs are a crucial part of the team as they help guests improve overall functioning and their ability to perform activities required in their everyday lives through customized treatment sessions and the [...]

2016-04-05T16:45:02-05:00April 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

5 Things Lynn Hogrefe, Director of Hospital Transitions, Wants You to Know about TCAH

5 Things Lynn Hogrefe, Director of Hospital Transitions, Wants You to Know About TCAH. The admission process will be smooth and worry-free for all guests. Lynn will work with the team at the hospital to ensure all medical equipment is in guest rooms prior to their arrival, verify insurance benefits and make sure all crew members are informed and [...]

2016-03-29T12:17:38-05:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Getting to the heart of Transitional Care.

Getting to the heart of Transitional Care Transitional Care of Arlington Heights offers guests specialized and individualized clinical programs. One of our program offerings includes Cardiac Care, which is designed to help guests with a variety cardiac diagnoses transition safely from hospital to home. Hear from one of our recent Cardiac Care guests, Wayne about his experience! After a [...]

2016-03-22T14:43:15-05:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The real deal on Transitional Care’s R.D.

The real deal on Transitional Care's R.D. Transitional Care of Arlington Heights (TCAH) is happy to be celebrating National Nutrition Month with our Registered Dietitian (R.D.), Kristin Leicht! As a part of the interdisciplinary team, Kristin works to ensure that each guest has the best experience possible.  Kristin assesses and meets with each new guest, formulates a care plan [...]

2016-03-16T14:01:57-05:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our first Featured Event of the Month had guests laughing out loud!

Our first Featured Event of the Month had guests laughing out loud! The Event Crew at Transitional Care of Arlington Heights works hard to make sure guests experience more than just high quality clinical services and hotel-like accommodations while on their road to recovery.  Each month, we’ll showcase their hard work and share a Featured Event of the Month. Our first [...]

2016-03-01T16:19:25-05:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The New Road to Recovery Starts Now!

The New Road to Recovery Starts Now!  Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is officially open!  Our 120- bed post-acute care center melds both health care and hospitality with private suites consisting of private European-style showers, individual refrigerators and safes, to name a few. We are unique in the fact that we only offer short-term rehabilitation so our guests have peace of [...]

2016-02-17T15:49:35-05:00February 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sproing – not just a fun word, but an effective way to do therapy!

Sproing - not just a fun word, but an effective way to do therapy!  At Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, guests receive therapy that not only restores functioning and meets guests' specific needs, but also features specialized and innovative rehab equipment.  For example, guests with orthopedic or neurological needs can benefit from the use of the Sproing, demonstrated in [...]

2016-01-27T09:41:38-05:00January 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not at Transitional Care!

Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not at Transitional Care! Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is spicing things up with our Cuisine Masters cooking classes. Whether you’re an experienced chef or just learning the best ways to entertain your company at home, there is an opportunity for everyone to master the art of cooking, food prep and healthy living! [...]

2016-01-20T09:36:52-05:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

A New Year, A New Hire

A New Year, A New Hire  Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is pleased to announce our Director of Clinical and Safety Services, Rose Suplemento. As Rose Suplemento reaches her silver anniversary with nursing, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is happy and proud to welcome her to the crew as the Director of Clinical and Safety Services. We recently sat [...]

2016-01-04T11:11:30-05:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Happy Holidays from the TCAH family to yours!

Happy Holidays from the TCAH family to yours!  Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is getting in the holiday spirit as some of our recent guests and therapy crew decorate our center’s first Christmas tree and light the Menorah (pictured below). We are proud to have been chosen by all of our guests as their post-acute care provider and to [...]

2015-12-23T06:57:45-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sharing a piece of the Pumpkin P.I.E.!

Sharing a piece of the Pumpkin P.I.E.! As we approach Thanksgiving, Transitional Care would like to share what we are thankful for - our first few guests that have chosen us as their post-acute care provider. As we begin to officially open our doors in the coming weeks, here is a testimonial from one of our guests, Randy (pictured [...]

2015-11-24T11:26:24-05:00November 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Take a Look Tuesdays!

Take a Look Tuesdays! Interested in joining our TCAH crew? Join us tomorrow from 12:00pm to 5:30pm for the first of our weekly "Take A Look Tuesday" events. If you are an individual with P.I.E. (Passion, Innovation and Expertise) and want to be a part of a new and exciting company, come by for an on-site interview and tour of our post-acute care [...]

2015-11-02T09:39:32-05:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Had a ruff day?

Had a ruff day?  Diesel, Transitional Care of Arlington Height’s service canine can fix that! Diesel recently visited the Village of Mount Prospect with Callie Malone, event coordinator, to educate guests on the benefits of animal therapy. To learn more about Diesel and how you can volunteer with him at Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, email Callie at eventcoordinator@transitional-ah.com.

2015-11-02T21:42:16-05:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: Event|

Transitional Care is on the Right Track!

Hundreds were in attendance last Thursday, September 24th at Arlington International Racecourse for the 27th Senior Celebration Day in Arlington Heights. Pictured above is Transitional Care of Arlington Heights' event coordinator Callie Malone and service canine Diesel as they educated guests throughout the day about the new road to recovery.

2015-11-02T21:36:46-05:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: Event|

How Sweet It Is

We’re re-inventing post-acute care in the northwest suburbs. It’s a pretty sweet deal! That’s why we’re capping off our guests’ rehabilitation experience with a very sweet Transitional Care signature "going home" pie. "Why pie," you ask? The letters P.I.E. are very important to us here at Transitional Care. They stand for PASSION, INNOVATION and EXPERTISE, the very three key ingredients we [...]

2015-08-14T16:52:10-05:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Staff|

Retreat to the Comfort of a Private Suite

Each private suite is especially designed with the comfort and convenience of the post acute rehabilitation patient in mind, the Transitional Care of Arlington Heights suites cater exclusively to people who are in the process of transitioning from hospital to home. Each suite features built-in conveniences like pass-through medication windows.  Plus wider mattresses, hotel quality linens, European bathrooms with [...]

2015-08-14T16:52:34-05:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

CuisineCare

We show we care in everything we do and in every meal we serve! The Transitional Care of Arlington Heights grand opening celebration was an opportunity to showcase our center’s hospitality-driven approach to quality post-acute care.  Check out this CuisineCare menu thoughtfully prepared by our very own director of culinary care, Mark Mullan: - Cucumber Rumarita signature cocktail - Sesame [...]

2015-08-14T16:53:04-05:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Event|

Blossom and Grow with Transitional Care of Arlington Heights

  Transitional Care of Arlington Heights offers a fresh new approach to post-acute care in the northwest suburbs.  And what better way to communicate “fresh,” “new” and “local” than with fresh bouquets artfully arranged by Arlington Heights’ own Victoria Claus with Atmosphere Events Group. Vicki prepared all the floral arrangements—featuring colorful blossoms, fresh fruit, succulents and even an artichoke or two - for the Center’s grand opening. Stunningly beautiful, [...]

2015-08-14T16:54:16-05:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Event|

Village Officials and Transitional Care Management Tie the Knot!

Village officials joined the Transitional Care management team at the ribbon-tying ceremony at the new Transitional Care of Arlington Heights.  Pictured left to right are: Megan Mulherin, Administrator; Charles Ross, Chief Strategy Officer; Sarah Glumm, Chief Clinical Officer; Mike Filippo, Chief Operating Officer; Denise Norman, President; David Weiss, Managing Principal of Rangeline Companies; Brian Cloch, Chief Executive Officer; Thomas [...]

2015-08-14T16:55:05-05:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: Event|

Transitional Care of Arlington Heights is In the News!

Arlington Heights rehab center aims to be more hotel than hospital By Melissa Silverberg of the Daily Herald Officials at the first stand-alone short-term rehabilitation center in the Northwest suburbs say they hope a stay at the Arlington Heights facility will be more like a hotel visit than a hospital stay. Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, 1200 N. Arlington Heights Road, [...]

2015-08-14T16:56:32-05:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: Press|Tags: |

Patios and Terraces

Your mother was right: a little fresh air will do you a world of good! Step out onto this lovely outdoor patio or one of the many terraces at Transitional Care of Arlington Heights. Breathe deeply. Repeat. You’ll feel better already! This is just one of the many ways Transitional Care of Arlington Heights plans to help you transition [...]

2015-06-04T17:21:14-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Orthopedic Injury and Joint Replacement

Transitional Care of Arlington Heights specialty programs, including Orthopedic Injury and Joint Replacement, will allow for a higher level of care as well as greater patient and family satisfaction, improved outcomes, reduced costs and speedy recoveries.  This program complements a patient’s plan with Orthopedic therapy, nursing protocols and patient education to aid recovery, manage risk of infection and help [...]

2015-06-04T17:17:25-05:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cardiac Care

Transitional Care of Arlington Heights specialty programs, including Cardiac Care will allow for a higher level of care as well as greater patient and family satisfaction, improved outcomes, reduced costs and speedy recoveries.  Our comprehensive approach to managing post-acute chronic congestive heart failure and other cardiac-related issues includes therapy, diet, exercise and patient education and boasts outstanding results.   [...]

2015-06-04T17:20:09-05:00June 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care Suites

The Transitional Care Suites are taking shape with the furniture and bed in place (but a mattress and pillow would be nice too)! These primarily private suites are specially designed with the comfort and convenience of the post-acute rehabilitation patient in mind. The completed suites will feature wider mattresses, hotel quality linens, bathrooms with walk-in showers, flat-screen televisions, high [...]

2015-06-04T16:46:16-05:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Advanced Wound Care

Transitional Care of Arlington Heights specialty programs, like Advanced Wound Care, will allow for a higher level of care as well as greater patient and family satisfaction, improved outcomes, reduced costs and speedy recoveries.  Our Advanced Wound Care program will treat complex wounds, including diabetic, venous stasis and pressure ulcers as well as non-healing surgical wounds. Our advanced technology, [...]

2015-06-05T09:07:43-05:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rehabilitative Care

. . . begins here at the reception desk, where the finished cabinets are awaiting a solid surface counter top and the new guest services staff.  Here guests will initially be greeted as they take their first steps on their road to recovery.  Coming this summer, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights will offer comfortable, holistic and clinically-proven rehabilitative care [...]

2015-06-04T16:27:53-05:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Light Up Transitional Care

Now we’re cooking  . . . with the new light fixtures installed in each of the dining rooms. Soon the smell of made-from-scratch CuisineCare food will be wafting from the Transitional Care of Arlington Heights kitchen into each of the four distinct dining venues planned for the northwest suburbs’ first stand-alone, post-acute care center.  

2015-06-04T16:16:11-05:00June 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Taking Shape

The addition of dry wall helps (one of) the new Transitional Care of Arlington Heights therapy gyms, nursing stations and first floor take shape at the northwest suburb’s first stand-alone, state-of-the-art Transitional Care center.  Within these walls, Transitional Care physicians will guide around-the-clock skilled nursing care while physiatrists, therapists and clinicians will work to help patients restore function lost [...]

2015-03-03T19:45:29-05:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Going Up!

Elevator installation continues at the Northwest Suburb’s first stand-alone post acute care center. Currently under construction, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights will offer comfortable, comprehensive and clinically proven rehabilitative care that helps bridge the distance between the hospital and home.

2015-03-04T12:25:00-05:00March 10th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Now Hiring in Arlington Heights!

Learn more about the future of sub-acute care coming soon to the new Transitional Care of Arlington Heights (currently under construction on south Arlington Heights Road next to the fire station) Date: Thursday, March 26 Time: at your convenience between 7-10AM or 3-7PM Place: Transitional Care Management Support Center 6400 Shafer Court, Ste. 600 Rosemont, IL 60018 Please note: [...]

2015-03-04T12:28:19-05:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

We’re building the future of post acute, short-term rehabilitative care.

Physical, occupational and speech therapists and nurses will find the ideal workplace setting at the new Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, scheduled to open in late spring/early summer of 2015.  Pictured here with completed framing and soffits are one of our modern therapy centers and nursing areas.  The new care center is specially designed with the comfort and convenience [...]

2015-01-15T22:00:33-05:00February 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Under roof.

With winter weather doing it's thing, our construction team is keeping (somewhat!) cozy warm with temporary heaters (an average, balmy 45 degrees!) while working inside our new state-of-the art Transitional Care center. They’re busy installing insulation to make sure our guests will be cozy warm for their short-term rehabilitation stay too.

2015-01-15T21:57:56-05:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rocket ship landing pad complete!

Just kidding . . . this extraterrestrial framing is actually a feature in the main entry of the soon-to-be Transitional Care of Arlington Heights.  It’s just one of many special features of the northwest suburb’s first stand-alone post acute care center.  Stay tuned for blast off in late spring/early summer!

2015-01-15T21:56:13-05:00February 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

We’re enjoying both the journey and the destination as we build the new road to recovery!

Currently under construction, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights will offer comfortable, comprehensive and clinically proven rehabilitative care that helps bridge the distance between the hospital and home. Until then, in today’s photo we're just enjoying the symmetry and perfection in the truss work up on the second floor!

2015-01-15T21:49:40-05:00January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Therapy Center with a View

The view from one of Transitional Care of Arlington Heights' two sun-filled therapy centers, where guests can count on the finest expertise, equipment, evidence-based practices, facilities and occupational, physical and other therapists--to help them through every step of their recovery. This large gym offers a great view of Arlington Heights Road--perhaps all the motivation guests will need to work hard [...]

2014-12-15T08:06:27-05:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|
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