Promoting Independence


Any lost, absent or impaired physical or mental function


The process of restoring the person to his or her highest possible level of physical, psychological, social and economic function.


A joint inflammation

Cerebral-vascular Accident/Stroke (CVA)

Caused b a ruptured blood vessel or a blood clot in the brain.


Without speech

Parkinson's Disease

A disease which causes a degeneration of the brain, can result in a mask-like expression and trembling of the head and extremities

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

A chronic disease caused by the destruction of myelin in the brain and spinal cord

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Includes the chronic respiratory diseases of Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema


A bacterial infection in the lungs spread by airborne droplets

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

One or all of the coronary arteries narrow can result in myocardial infarction (MI--Heart Attach)

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Occurs when the heart cannot pump blood normally.

Type 1 Diabetes

Typically juvenile onset and always requires insulin, diet changes and exercise

Type 2 Diabetes

Typically adult onset and may or may not require insulin but will require diet changes and exercise

Mental Illness

A disturbance in the ability to cope or adjust to stress