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Guests of Transitional Care are Lean, Green, Recovery Machines!

Just yesterday on July 5th, guests and their families enjoyed a “Heart Healthy” seminar courtesy of Mariano's of Arlington Heights. Mariano’s very own Registered Dietitian Peggy Balboa and her associate (pictured below) provided education on heart healthy living, how to grocery shop smarter and other healthy eating strategies. Guests also had a chance to enjoy a delicious kale & [...]

2016-07-06T14:51:46+00:00July 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

TCAH Swings into Summer 2016

Today, the Arlington Heights Park District hosted the grand re-opening of the Arlington Lakes Golf Club and Transitional Care of Arlington Heights was proud to be an event sponsor. Pictured below are photos of the day’s festivities including a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring the Arlington Heights Park District team. We thank the Arlington Heights Park District family for letting us [...]

2016-07-01T15:52:00+00:00July 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care Welcomes Blue Cross Blue Shield to the New Road to Recovery

Transitional Care Welcomes Blue Cross Blue Shield to the New Road to Recovery Do you carry Blue Cross Blue Shield for your insurance and are looking for post-acute care? If so, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights has you covered! We are now welcoming guests with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance policies to the new road to recovery. This includes [...]

2016-06-24T12:04:41+00:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care Takes the Streets in Arlington Heights

Transitional Care Takes the Streets in Arlington Heights Transitional Care of Arlington Heights’ Event Coordinator Callie Malone kicked off Summer 2016 with her furry friends at the “Picnic in the Park” event this past week. The community event, hosted by the Arlington Heights Park District, takes place at North School Park every year and offers free entry for all [...]

2016-06-16T13:48:29+00:00June 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rehab Makes the Heart Grow Stronger

Rehab Makes the Heart Grow Stronger As Transitional Care of Arlington Heights grows, so does the appreciation from our guests. Joseph felt so moved by his recent recovery here at TCAH that he painted a beautiful canvas for us that now hangs in our center. According to Joseph, the painting depicts his journey of recovery following his recent coronary [...]

2016-06-06T11:03:26+00:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Transitional Care Makes News in the Chicago Tribune

Transitional Care Makes News in the Chicago Tribune We are pleased to announce that Transitional Care of Arlington Heights has been featured in this weekend’s edition of the Chicago Tribune. The article entitled, “Nursing homes for boomers gain traction over opposition in Chicago area,” discusses the current outlook on post-acute care in the Chicago market and how our company [...]

2016-05-27T10:50:46+00:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

TCAH Guests Recover with Rhythm!

Therapy isn’t the only thing that gets our guests moving here at Transitional Care. Our guests had quite the Sunday afternoon as they enjoyed a musical performance courtesy of District 214’s High School Orchestra ensemble (pictured above). This is one example of many event offerings we provide to guests during their short stay with us. For more information on upcoming [...]

2016-05-18T10:32:07+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

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+00:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

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|

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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

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|

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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|
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