The Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Rehabilitation Program is a diagnostic and treatment program created especially for children and adolescents with learning or physical disabilities resulting from injury, illness or congenital causes. The program is an evidence-based practice approach which is the most up-to-date method proven to be effective by research. Evidence-based methods integrate individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic programs and research studies. These unique physical and occupational therapy techniques are family-centered and focus on the unique needs of each child, which will empower parents with the skills and strategies necessary to ensure success. The therapy sessions specialize in evaluation and treatment and are designed to be fun and functional, promoting carryover into the home, school and community settings.
Westview Physical Therapist Ann Marie Ferron leads the newly developed land-based and aquatic therapy component, which provides on-site, hands-on clinical expertise in pediatric and adolescent therapy services. Ann Marie has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. She works with children and adolescents ranging from birth through twenty-one. Her clinical experience includes, but is not limited to, treatment of patients with cerebral palsy, Rett Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, cardio pulmonary disease, stroke, various orthopedic injuries and post-operative orthopedics, and vestibular rehabilitation.
Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed skilled nursing inpatient facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed subacute short-term rehabilitation unit and an Outpatient Rehabilitation and Aquatic Center, both dedicated to providing quality health care services. Along with garnering a perfect five star overall rating found on Medicare.gov Westview is proud to have received such accolades as US News and World Report America’s Best, Consumer Reports Top 10 Connecticut Nursing Facility rating and Health Grades 5-Star Top Ranking.
If you or your loved one would like more information or to take a tour of the facility, we invite you to a closer look at Westview Health Care Center.
Please contact our Resident Services office at 860-774-8574