• Clinical Care Programs

  • The Wound Center

    at Lakeland

  • The Stroke Program

    at Lakeland

  • Intravenous Therapy

    At Lakeland

  • Dementia Program

    at Lakeland

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    The Wound Center

Lakeland Health Care Center provides exceptional comprehensive care for all types of wounds and ulcers, including venous ulcers, diabetic wounds, pressure ulcers and post surgical wounds. Our team of wound specialists includes physicians, a nurse practitioner, nurses and a dietitian. We take a multidisciplinary approach, emphasizing prevention and early intervention, and use the latest treatment modalities, including topical preparations, antibiotic therapy, wound dressings, wound vacs and whirlpool therapy. Lakeland Health Care Center has a reputation for using the most effective treatments available to effectuate rapid and sustained healing. We also provide educational resources for our clients who are returning home, to help them maintain healthy skin.

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    Intravenous Therapy

Lakeland caters to clients requiring most types of intravenous therapy. These include antibiotic therapy, Dobutamine therapy, hydration, out-patient chemotherapy, pain management with patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps and total parental nutrition (TPN).

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    The Stroke Program

The Stroke Program at Lakeland is designed for individuals who have experienced a Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), also known as a "brain attack" or stroke. Those who have suffered a stroke may experience loss of movement (generally on one side of the body), impaired speech, difficulty swallowing, confusion, memory loss and decreased emotional control. While each stroke patient receives rehabilitation services specific to his or her individual needs, the following are among the special programs offered at Lakeland:

  • Speech, Language and Cognitive Training
  • Mobility Training
  • Specialized Feeding and Swallowing Program, including VitalStimĀ® Therapy
  • Self-care Training

Since the trauma of a stroke can cross the entire spectrum of medical, physical, cognitive, emotional and psychological problems, Lakeland Health Care Center is staffed with a team of caring professionals specially trained in the treatment of stroke patients. This team includes:

  • Physiatrist (physician who specializes in physical and rehabilitation medicine)
  • Consulting Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Chaplains
  • Social Workers
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialists
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    Dementia Program

Our Dementia Program features a variety of specialized services to enhance the quality of life of persons with Alzheimer's and other dementias, including:

  • Sensory stimulation in small groups and one to one activities sessions
  • Music therapy provided by a therapist with over twenty years of experience
  • Individualized meals and snacks to meet the special nutritional needs of persons with Dementia
  • Pet therapy to provide comfort, affection, and socialization

Our social workers also provide ongoing support to family members, to help them to understand and cope with the challenges associated with Dementia.