Infinity Rehab Blog

Infinity Rehab Teams Compete in the Annual ‘Tri at the Grove’

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On July 25th, athletes of all ages and abilities converged on Lakeside Park, Cottage Grove Lake, Oregon for the annual ‘Tri at the Grove‘ duathlon and triathlon events. Infinity Rehab sponsored several teams of therapists for the competition. Congrats to all participants and it sounds like you each had a fun and eventful time! Here is a summary of the events from Eloise Cole, an Infinity Rehab Aide and Tri at the Grove participant:   The ability for a therapy team to work together is essential for an enjoyable, efficient, and functional rehabilitation department. Thanks to opportunities such as the … Continue reading

The First Annual Oregon White House Conference on Aging: A Call to Action

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On an overcast morning in the small town of Lebanon, Oregon, over 200 senior care providers gathered in the Samaritan Event Center for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging to address an important question: how can we improve the care of aging adults in the state of Oregon? From senior care providers to elder law experts, researchers, advocates and resource management strategists, each one of us entered curious to hear from a colorful assortment of panelists addressing topics including elder abuse, resource management, healthy aging, access to senior services and long term care planning. Throughout the morning, panelists identified … Continue reading

Plane Crash or Car Accident?

This video caught my attention. Though it addresses medical errors in the hospital setting, it made we wonder about medical errors in all health care settings.   Safety is a prerequisite to quality and is defined as freedom from accidental injury (Institute of Medicine, 2000). Unfortunately, the U.S. health care system is far from safe. The committee in this landmark IOM report cited 98,000 deaths annually because of medical errors, or as the authors put it, equivalent of the death toll of a jumbo jet crashing each and every day in the U.S. However, this estimate appears to be grossly underestimated. … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Director Selected for American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Leaders Development Program

Courtney Holmes, COTA and Director of Rehab for Infinity Rehab at Shalom Park in Aurora, CO was recently selected to participate in theesteemed American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Emerging Leaders Development Program. According to AOTA, participants “receive leadership training, ongoing mentorship, and participation in current service opportunities that match each participant’s own leadership goals.” The year-long program kicks off with a two-day leadership institute, August 18-19, 2015, at AOTA headquarters in Bethesda, MD. “Courtney is a self-driven leader with the ability to follow through on her own commitments and inspire others into action,” says Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS, and … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Team Receives Patient’s Choice Award!

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The amazing team of Infinity Rehab therapists at Willamette View Continuing Care Retirement Community was recognized as the Patient’s Choice Winner by Opencare. “The team of therapists at Willamette View are proud to receive the 2015 People’s Choice award in recognition for the quality service that we provide to the residents of Willamette View CCRC,” says Elizabeth Ebensteiner, M.S. CCC-SLP, Director of Rehab. Opencare is an annual review that evaluates therapy offices throughout the U.S. and Canada based on patient reviews from Yelp, Google, RateMDs, Yellow Pages, and many other review sites. Willamette View provides a dynamic environment to treat in with … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Director Featured on American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Panel

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Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS, Director of Professional Development for Infinity Rehab was recently featured as a speaker at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) NEXT Conference & Exposition held in Washington D.C. Fenwick, who is a member of the APTA Leadership Development Committee spoke during the “Leadership Transforming Society: Engaging the New Vision” panel. Topics discussed ranged from discussing the APTA vision statement – Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. – to qualities of leadership and practical stratigies for growing as a leader. During a discussion on the “leadership journey,” Fenwick was quoted as saying, … Continue reading

Patient Testimonial

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We love to hear from the people we treat! Below is an excerpt from an email Mike Billings, President of Infinity Rehab, received from an individual who received therapy from our team of therapists at Bend Transitional Care. As therapists, we know we’re impacting the life of each person we serve. But to hear how they’re doing after they leave our care, and even more to hear how they plan to put into action their regained abilities warms our hearts! (After a total knee replacement), I stayed in the hospital an extra day and went directly to Bend Transitional Care … Continue reading