Road Map to Creating a Successful Aquatics Program for Seniors- EDT
Presented By: Rachel McDermott, PTA, Director of Rehabilitation and Paula Osterberger, Wellness Director at Stonehill Care Center
Please join Paula Osterberger, Wellness Director, and Rachel McDermott, Therapy Director, at Stonehill Franciscan Services in Dubuque, Iowa as they share the successes they’ve had and lessons they’ve learned through starting an aquatic therapy program in their senior living wellness and therapy center.
This webinar will review strategies for initiating and maintaining a successful wellness and therapy program with aquatics as its focus. They will share ideas for marketing and tips on how to get a community engaged. They will also discuss how to maximize return on the investment of an aquatic therapy pool. They look forward to sharing their experience and hope to encourage others to take this path to becoming the provider of choice in their area, outshining competitors and changing the perspective of senior living and wellness.
Attendees will learn:
- Tips for getting the community engaged
- How to maximize return on the investment of an aquatic therapy pool
- How to outshine competitors and become a provider of choice
Rachel McDermott graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1996 with her certification as a Physical Therapy Assistant. She has been a director at multiple clinics and is currently the Director of Rehabilation at Stonehill Care Center, a skilled long term care and outpatient center. She has held this position for 5 years. Rachel’s experience is in skilled nursing rehabilitation and aquatic therapy.