Rehabilitation Services and Short-Term Care in Kansas City, Missouri

Back where you belong.

Village Rehabilitation Unit

Helping you get back to your best self, as quickly and safely as possible. That’s the goal at the Village Rehabilitation Unit in the Village Care Center. We’ll help you gain strength and maximum mobility as you recover from illness, injury or surgery. Personalized recovery plans provide the most advanced treatments in the fully equipped therapy gym and the Rehab to Home room – featuring kitchen, bath and laundry facilities. You will practice the skills you’ll need to achieve your highest possible level of independence and return to your normal lifestyle and welcome routine.

The Village Rehabilitation team includes licensed therapists for:

  • Physical therapy – Regain strength and balance, increase range of motion, helps prevent falls and decrease pain. Therapeutic exercises and activities are designed to help increase muscle function, balance, coordination, endurance and mobility.
  • Occupational therapy – Based on your needs and mobility, help to safely and independently perform activities of daily living, including cooking, bathing and dressing. Learn to adapt tasks and modify the environment to regain the ability to resume normal activities.
  • Speech therapy – Treatment plans address communication problems, comprehension skills, memory loss and swallowing difficulties, working to improve language, listening, thinking and safe eating practices.

To learn more about short-term rehabilitation in the Kansas City metro area at John Knox Village, contact us, or call (816) 892-4349 to schedule a personal appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions about Short-Term Rehabilitation

It’s similar in that it helps restore strength and mobility. However, occupational therapy focuses on helping people improve their ability to perform daily tasks by modifying the physical environment and using adaptive techniques and equipment to increase independence.

Every person receives an individualized treatment plan, based on medical certification by their doctor on, which addresses condition and specific rehabilitation needs. We will provide the most appropriate services as recommended by your therapy team after admission.

A team including a doctor, nurse, social worker, dietician, and therapists will provide care, guide your rehabilitation process, and work in partnership with you and your family members.

No. Village Rehabilitation Unit is open to local community individuals through direct admission. We are Medicare-certified, accept most major insurance providers, and will assist you and your family in guiding you through the administrative process.

Prior to your discharge, a plan will be developed that determines any equipment needs and in-home services you may require. Village Home Health services are available to help with your transition — providing physical, occupational and speech therapies in the comfort and privacy of your own home. You may also visit the Village Rehabilitation Unit on campus to continue outpatient therapy services.

Village Care Center
600 NW Pryor Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
(816) 892-4349