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Cedar Hill Health Care Center
At Cedar Hill, our Health Care Center offers short- and long-term nursing care in our skilled nursing center for up to 39 residents.The focus for residents here is on achieving and maintaining the highest level of independence and quality of life. Compassionate support staff provides elder care to residents around the clock. The main living area, with vaulted ceilings and large windows, is bright and overlooks the terrace, where residents enjoy the natural landscape and seasonal plantings that surround Cedar Hill here in Windsor. Live comfortably at Cedar Hill with the knowledge that highly qualified professionals are available all day, every day, providing the care and assistance you need, whenever you need it.
Private and Semi-Private Rooms with Access to Full-Spectrum Support and Elder Care Services
Our full spectrum of elder care services includes clinical coordination; nursing care; and physical, cognitive, and speech rehabilitation (or therapies). In addition, we have a dentist, podiatrist, and therapist who make house calls alongside our doctors. Cedar Hill’s staff and onsite counselors can work with families and residents during the adjustment period and as needed.
Our welcoming staff includes a full activity department, social services and admissions, and dining services. Our dining program provides residents a choice of menu items for every meal. Some of our residents like to start the day with a poached egg with strawberries on the side while others prefer oatmeal.
Compassionate Care in a Supportive Environment
Residents thrive while socializing with neighbors and enjoying any one of our many planned activities and outings. Our activities department loves to include families in events and many families make a point of visiting when local entertainers visit. Our annual family picnic and Father’s Day Car Show are family favorites, and you never know who is going to drop in for a visit, whether it’s an acapella choir, local schoolchildren for Adopt-a-Grandparent Day, or bunnies, baby chicks, or mini horses from nearby farms! We also enjoy regular visits from local clergy to nourish the spirit.
Cedar Hill in Windsor began as a residential care home before expanding into skilled nursing and short term rehab for the elderly. We take pride in the personalized care we provide our Health Care Center residents.
There are unique challenges for individuals who are living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and for their loved ones. We developed Teddy’s Place as a secure area to offer specialized care in the nursing home setting to offer programs and activities that are specifically designed to engage and connect individuals with memory deficiencies. Our professional, compassionate staff has the experience and training in assisting and caring for residents with these special needs. We offer a safe environment with ample space for walking and activities both inside and outside. Here, as in all parts of our community, we take the time to get to know each person’s individual requirements and preferences. During new resident transition, we emphasize the familiar, calming routines that help ease individual into stress-free living in our home-like community.
A recent surgery, injury, or illness may prompt the need for a short-term physical rehabilitation stay. At Cedar Hill, we offer a coordinated, holistic approach to rehabilitation. Our interdisciplinary team is comprised of professionals specializing in providing physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy. Individual evaluations are completed and a comprehensive treatment plan is created that is designed to assist you in achieving your highest level of independence.
A Holistic Approach
As we age our bodies face increased physical challenges. Healing and improving your physical, as well as your emotional well-being, is our goal at Cedar Hill. Our holistic approach includes physical (PT), occupational (OT), and speech (ST therapies as well as progressive programs designed to enhance mind, body, and spirit.
We create a homelike, healing environment that optimizes recovery. When you are ready, we also work with you to secure the support services and equipment you need to return home. Our rehab program incorporates treatments to manage pain, reduce falls, and promote healing from injuries.
Our therapy staff works collaboratively with our nursing, dietary, social services, and recreational activity staff. Our therapy gym includes heat, ultrasound, and other forms of treatment to enhance healing and pain management. We treat many different conditions, including (but not limited to):
- CVA/Stroke Rehabilitation
- Fractures (Hip, Shoulders, and other bones)
- Total Joint Replacement
- Generalized Weakness/Deconditioning
- Pain Management
- Dementia Care
Physical therapy is the skilled treatment of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems that affect a person’s ability to move and function. A physical therapist will work with you to evaluate your strength, mobility, and flexibility. Our physical therapists prepare an individualized exercise program to increase your strength and promote better physical performance.
Occupational therapy focuses on giving a person the “skills for the job of living” an independent and satisfying life. Our therapist will evaluate your ability to complete everyday tasks including cooking, bathing, and dressing. They work with individuals whose daily living routines have become a challenge to incorporate new strategies and equipment to help you live more comfortably at home.
Speech Therapists work with people who have trouble speaking and communicating, due to stroke or other complications. They also work with individuals who are having problems swallowing and people who have cognitive disorders, such as dementia. A speech therapist can help individuals and families develop new ways to communicate.
Available to Everyone
Cedar Hill’s rehabilitation services are part of the broader Cedar Hill Community, including the Village Independent and Assisted Living residences and Judith Brogren Memory Care Center, and services are available to all residents, as well as the general public.
Through the years our mission has remained steadfast: To improve the lives of our senior population. Should you require assistance with your recuperation we hope you will choose Cedar Hill, the leading skilled nursing facility for your rehabilitation in VT.