Frequently Asked Questions
What sets Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing apart from other care providers?
At Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing, our staff and therapy team are committed to providing you with the best care available for a smooth recovery.
We stand by our mission of working together to create a sense of community, and our dedicated and compassionate staff will strive to exceed your expectations and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Whether you need skilled nursing, rehabilitation, or short or long-term stays, our patients can always depend on our services to accommodate their unique needs for a successful recovery.
What are the age qualifications for becoming a patient?
Admission decisions are based upon the medical and/or rehabilitation needs of the prospective patient. You must be at least 30 years of age or older to be eligible for treatment at this facility.
What is a Skilled Nursing facility?
A Skilled Nursing facility is a clinical care provider offering 24-hour licensed nursing care, and provides services for residents requiring medical and nursing care and/or therapy programs for rehabilitation.
Skilled Nursing care primarily includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, wound care, and elder care services. A Skilled Nursing facility also provides assistance with medication administration and aids in a variety of daily living needs including dressing, bathing, walking, and eating.
To learn more about our Skilled Nursing Services, click here.
What can a Physical Therapist do for me?
At Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing, our team of certified Physical Therapists (PT) and Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) assesses and treats impairments in strength and function that occur as a result of injury, disease, age-related degeneration, or environmental factors.
Physical therapy treatments are performed by the physical therapist, or with help from a physical therapy assistant.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapists assess the impact that a decline in function has in a patient’s ability to participate in their life by performing everyday tasks such as dressing or bathing, or being able to return to work or engage in previous hobbies.
Occupational therapy treatments are performed by our Occupational Therapists (OT) or with assistance from a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
Do you accept Medicaid?
Yes, Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing accepts both Medicare and Medicaid.
Do you offer hospice care?
Yes, this facility offers hospice care. To learn more about the care programs Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing have to offer, click here or contact us today at (801) 225-4741.
What kind of treatment will I get?
You will have your own Interdisciplinary Care Team (IDCT) that will meet with you and determine the best method of treatment for your individual needs.
As a patient, will I be assigned a consistent team of therapists?
Yes, we try to consistently schedule our patients with the same clinical team so they can build a relationship of trust, familiarization, and confidence.
When are visiting hours?
Visiting hours are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your loved ones are able to visit you whenever they like.
Are there any fun activities for when I have visitors?
Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing offers an Activities Program that has planned events every single day, including ice cream socials, arts and crafts classes, current events, cooking classes, and music appreciation featuring local artists and musicians.
Not up for group activities? We’ll bring the fun right to your room! We also offer transportation to local shopping malls and other fun excursions for our residents to participate in. To learn more about our special events and Activities Program, visit our Activities and Excursions Page.
Is there Internet access?
Yes, our state-of-the-art facilities offer free wireless Internet access for all of our residents and their guests.
Will a patient’s room have a television?
Yes, each room is fully equipped with a telephone (upon request) and a flat screen TV. Each TV provides multichannel TV services, and also features a special channel that explains some of the various amenities Orem Rehab has to offer.
Do you offer Church Services?
Absolutely. Religious programs have always played an integral role here at Orem Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing. We have several different church services available in different denominations. We’re happy to accommodate everyone who wants to participate, regardless of preference.
Do you offer outpatient programs?
Yes, we offer outpatient programs for our patients who can go home but still want to follow up with treatment.