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Speech therapy comes to Putnam Hospital Center’s Jefferson Valley rehab facility

Posted: 12/7/2016

After relocating to Mahopac from the Bronx about a year ago, Alice Maniotis began experiencing cognitive and memory issues from what she called a traumatic move. Following a neurological evaluation, Manioitis, 82, started receiving speech therapy at the Putnam Hospital Center Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson Valley a month ago. The twice-per-week sessions, she said, have made a positive difference in her life. “Everyone notices the improvement,” Maniotis said. “The therapy is pleasant. We laugh, we jo...

Physical therapists at Putnam Hospital Center earn doctoral degrees

Posted: 10/20/2016

By 2020, physical therapy will be provided by therapists who have doctoral degrees. “Vision 2020” was adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association, effectively changing the profession that once only required bachelor’s degrees to practice. The Putnam Hospital Center Rehabilitation Department has worked hard to reach that vision with several of its therapists earning their doctor of physical therapy degree in recent years. While physical therapists coming out of school since 2015 are required to ...

Putnam Hospital Center celebrates physical therapy month

Posted: 10/8/2015

After having a stroke five years ago, Gerry Cerasuolo thanks Putnam Hospital Center’s Rehabilitation Department for helping her to walk again. “I came here in a wheelchair,” said Cerasuolo, of Carmel. “They nursed me back to walk, to do it without my cane.” Putnam Hospital Center’s Rehabilitation Department is a robust and comprehensive program whose physical therapy offerings include orthopedic, neurological, pre- and post-surgical and sports specific rehab for athletes of all ages. The department also...

Concussed teen improves with vestibular therapy at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 9/11/2015

It wasn’t that long ago that 15-year-old Breanna Hennessey couldn’t walk a straight line or up a flight of stairs without feeling dizzy or getting a headache. The competitive cheerleader suffered second-impact syndrome last year and as a result of her injury found it difficult to perform routine tasks. After six months of vestibular therapy at Putnam Hospital Center’s outpatient rehabilitation facility in Carmel, Hennessey returned to tumbling and dance, but later developed post-concussion syndrome She ...

Health Quest hospitals awarded for patient satisfaction

Posted: 5/29/2015

For providing great patient experiences, Health Quest’s family of hospitals recently received national recognition from Professional Research Consultants, the healthcare system’s patient satisfaction surveyor. Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel were recipients of the 2015 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Awards. The 10 awards were based on how often surveyed patients gave a rating of excellent when asked about the care...

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