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Short-Term Rehabilitation and Therapy Services

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Making Recovery Matter…Personalized…Distinctive

Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg offers short-term rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services to residents of the greater Lynchburg, and Central Virginia, area in addition to caring for campus residents. It is our goal to return you to your maximum wellness potential following an illness, injury or surgery. With this goal in mind, our caring professionals are committed to getting you back home as quickly and safely as possible.

 

retirement virginia continuing care rehab communitiesWestminster Canterbury’s comprehensive rehabilitation services include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Private rooms and bathrooms
  • Pre-discharge home evaluations
  • Patient and family education
  • Nutrition Counseling 

 

Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio and provides private rooms. Our services have been recognized with the Virginia Health Quality Award for patient care, and our health centers have consistently received five-star quality ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

For more information about admissions for short-term rehabilitation 
call 434-386-3402 or 386-3500.

We'll help you return home quickly. Safe. And sound.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Outpatient Therapy and how do I get services?

    Outpatient therapy is a form of physical health improvement that provides a treatment plan to support recovery and rehabilitation that offers patients the ability to receive services within their community, instead of having to stay in a facility.

    Therapists at Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg provide personal care tailored to your needs with convenient, flexible hours in our new gym on our campus at 501 V.E.S. Road.

    You don’t have to have a referral to utilize Westminster Canterbury's outpatient rehabilitation services. However, there will be times your healthcare provider may recommend therapy. You have the ability to request that your therapy sessions be scheduled with Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg.

  • What kinds of services are available?

    We offer the following services within our new outpatient gym

    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech and language therapy
    • Patient and family education

    We also offer short-term rehabilitation services through our inpatient Rehab Center where each patient has a private room, full bathroom and meals are provided. Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio. Our services have been recognized with the Virginia Health Quality Award for patient care, and our health center has consistently received five-star quality ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

  • How many days a week do people receive outpatient therapy?

    The number of visits needed will depend on the patient’s treatment plan. Some patients will be recommended to do therapy 2 to 3 times a week while others may only need to visit once a week until their symptoms get better.

  • What makes Westminster's Therapy services different from other providers?

    Unlike other therapy providers, we believe that patients are more than just a quota. We work hard to provide very personalized care, building a bond between the care provider and the patient. Patients receive individualized attention. If there are 3 patients scheduled, there are 3 therapists to work with them.

  • Who pays for therapy services?
    1. Insurance:
      Therapy services can be covered by insurance, including commercial plans and Medicare.
    2. Cash Payments
      Patients may also pay privately if insurance is not an option.

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Westminster Canterbury-Lynchburg offers an excellent staff-to-patient ratio and provides private rooms. Our services have been recognized with the Virginia Health Quality Award for patient care, and our health centers have consistently received five-star quality ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Featured Articles

Occupational Therapy Feature

Meet our Occupational Therapy Team members! Did you know that Occupational Therapy is often prescribed by doctors as part of a rehabilitation plan? Read more to learn about its benefits.

WC Outpatient Therapy Services Highlighted on TV

Did you catch the latest “Living in the Heart of Virginia” Senior Special that aired recently on WSET-TV? Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg was proud to be a part of the LHOV special to discuss the physical therapy services we offer in our new outpatient gym. Javier Acosta, administrator of the program, discusses some of the services you can expect to receive when you visit our therapy center.

Taking the Big Step: A Screening Can Help Reduce Falls

By Javier Acosta, Administrator of Therapy Services

You wake one morning realizing that you are starting to rely more and more on the objects around you to help you balance and walk.

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