Patient’s Age: 62-years-old
Admission Date: 10/09/2019
Admitted From: Westchester Medical Center
Discharge Date: 11/06/2019
Discharged To: Home
Length of Stay: 4 weeks
Reason for Stay: Total Hip Replacement, muscle weakness, difficulty walking
How did this patient hear about Sans Souci? Hospital recommendation

Details of Experience:
Ms. Martin arrived at Sans Souci Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on October 9, 2019, from Westchester Medical Center. Prior to coming to Sans Souci, Ms. Martin was involved in a motor vehicle accident that required her to have a total hip replacement. As a result, Ms. Martin had difficulty walking and muscle weakness. Upon completion of her hospital stay, Ms. Martin was referred to Sans Souci for physical rehabilitation to regain independence walking, navigating stairs, and performing activities of daily living (ADL’S).

Upon admission, Ms. Martin was greeted by multiple members of the Sans Souci interdisciplinary team. The team welcomed Ms. Martin to our community and conducted evaluations to custom tailor her stay.

Ms. Martin was evaluated by members of the rehabilitation team, Sam Ignacio DPT and Diane Gashi OTR/L, who performed an initial evaluation for her. Ms. Martin’s rehabilitation goals were to safely perform bed mobility tasks and functional transfers independently, ambulate 300 feet with a rolling walker, and safely ascend and descend 15 steps on the stairs. Upon evaluation, Ms. Martin was able to perform bed motilities and functional transfers requiring some assistance. Ms. Martin needed moderate assistance dressing and was able to ambulate 40 feet with a rolling walker, and was also unable to navigate the community stairs.

Ms. Martin appreciated the care she received from the facility staff during her stay. Ms. Martin shared that she felt comfortable and relaxed at Sans Souci due to the “homelike feel.” Ms. Martin also enjoyed participating in the daily recreation programs at Sans Souci.

Two weeks into her stay, Ms. Martin had made significant strides in her rehabilitation journey. Ms. Martin was able to complete her bed mobility and transfer tasks and ADL tasks, such as dressing, with supervision. Ms. Martin was walking 75 feet with a rolling walker and supervision and could navigate four stairs with minimal assistance!

Ms. Martin enjoyed nature and spent time observing the Sans Souci aviary in the mornings. Ms. Martin enjoyed the luxury amenities at Sans Souci like their signature Snack Cart Program provided by the community Concierge and daily newspaper delivery by the recreation team.

Ms. Martin continued to make significant strides throughout her stay. Three weeks into her stay, Ms. Martin was able to ambulate 150 feet with a rolling walker with stand by assistance, could ascend and descend 12 steps on the community stairs with moderate assistance, and could perform ADL’s and transfers with stand-by assistance.

At the week of discharge, Ms. Martin was able to perform bed mobility tasks and functional transfers independently. Ms. Martin was able to ambulate 300 feet, ascend and descend 15 steps, and perform ADL’s independently. At discharge, Ms. Martin shared that the rehabilitation and nursing care she received at Sans Souci was excellent and that she is grateful for the staff that helped her recover and return to life in the community!