Catherine Kasper Life Center

A Ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Rehabilitation and Restorative Therapies

Restorative care assists residents in meeting individual goals and maintaining independence and 90-95% percent of the patients in the skilled unit are eventually able to return to a home environment

Sometimes an illness or fall precipitates the need for an individual, Maria Center resident, or a Catherine Kasper Home resident to utilize the services of Rehabilitation and Restorative Therapies. These services might be utilized on either an in-patient or out-patient basis at Catherine Kasper Home. The individual is assessed by a team of therapists to determine a personalized treatment program. Restorative care assists residents in meeting individual goals and maintaining independence. When an individual requires in-patient care at Catherine Kasper Home, therapy progress determines the individual’s ability to either return to his/her home or independent living apartment or begin the process of permanent transfer to Catherine Kasper Home.

Therapy Services utilizes qualified professionals to serve the occupational, physical and speech therapy. Each resident is assessed by a team of therapists to determine a personalized treatment program. Restorative care assists residents in meeting individual goals and maintaining independence and 90-95% percent of the patients in the skilled unit are eventually able to return to a home environment.

    Overview of Rehabilitation Services:
  • Specialized treatment of: orthopedic, (hip replacement, shoulder replacement), stroke rehabilitation, brain injury, neurological cases, Parkinson’s, lupus, pneumonia, balance issues, back pain, pain management, tendonitis, knee pain, ankle pain, wound care, and many other ailments
  • Equipment and therapies utilized include: Aqua Therapy, Electrotherapy (Electrical stimulation, ultrasound therapy), treadmill, and recumbent bikes
  • Maynard Utayde, our trained Physical Therapist, has a 15-year background in hospitals and nursing homes. Other co-workers include committed occupational therapists and occupational pathologists
  • Weekend appointments are available, which means 7 days of therapy are potentially available to patients

To schedule a visit or to learn more about our Catherine Kasper Life Center, please contact us at:

Catherine Kasper Life Center

(574) 935-1742
P.O. Box 1; 9601 Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513

For questions and admission information contact:
Tiffany Hardy
thardy@poorhandmaids.org
(574) 935-1744

Maria Center


(574) 935-1784
P.O. Box 1; 9601 Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513

Catherine Kasper Life Center is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
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