OSF Home Health therapists work to improve your condition as you progress through speech therapy, occupational therapy or physical therapy.


Speech Therapy

Our speech therapists plan and teach exercises and activities designed to improve speaking, swallowing, reading and understanding.

Such therapy can benefit patients with any of the following conditions:

  • Difficulty speaking or being understood by others
  • Difficulty swallowing medication, food or liquid
  • Problems with choking, gagging or feelings of throat obstructions
  • Episodes of aspiration pneumonia
  • Memory or cognitive deficits
  • Recovery from surgery

Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists work to restore lost mental and physical skills through creative and therapeutic self-care activities.

They promote independence by teaching ways to take care of yourself and determining any equipment needs.

Occupational therapy is helpful to patients who have:

  • Fallen and have mobility issues
  • Decreased food intake due to issues with preparing food or eating
  • Difficulty dressing or difficulty bathing
  • Safety concerns regarding self care, such as cooking or bathing
  • Visual or cognitive issues
  • Recovery from surgery

Physical Therapy


Physical therapists help you develop muscle strength and prevent further disability.

They teach you how to use special equipment and exercises to increase confidence, endurance and speed of recuperation.

Physical therapy can help patient who have:

  • Fallen at home or in the community
  • Weakness or physical limitations
  • Recently begun using a cane, walker or wheelchair
  • Personal safety concerns
  • Recovery from surgery

Contact Us

When a patient demonstrates a need for rehabilitation therapy, contact OSF Home Care Services at (800) 673‑5288.