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Porterville Convalescent - Services
Specializing in Rehabilitation & Post-Acute Care

"We help restore independence."

State-of-the-Art Therapeutic Equipment Helps Elite Athletes and Residents at Porterville Convalescent!

Porterville Convalescent partners with Accelerated Care Plus (ACP) to help residents recover quicker with less pain.  ACP's physical therapy equipment was first initiated to provide superior outcomes to elite athletes.  The same equipment that helps elite athletes heal and maximize performance also addresses the many complexities of aging adults. 

Today, ACP is the equipment of choice for many professional and collegiate sports teams as well as many progressive rehab providers for seniors. 

The medical devices used in ACPs programs are called Therapeutic Modalities.  These proven devices used at Porterville Convalescent include...

Electrotherapy... gentle electrical stimulation to assist in the treatment of pain, edema (swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in the body's tissues), muscle re-education, muscle disuse atrophy and wound healing.

Therapeutic Ultrasound... high frequency sound waves to promote thermal and sub-thermal heating to increase blood flow and reduce inflammation to assist in the treatment of pain, edema, contractures (a tightening of muscles that prevent normal movement) and wounds.

Active Assist Motorized Rehabilitation Cycling System... "Power assist" exercise therapy for post-acute patients who may not typically be able to participate in therapeutic exercises due to a lack-of-strength, coordination, paralysis and other conditions. 

By decreasing pain, inflammation and edema, Therapeutic Modalities increase a patients comfort and tolerance to treatment.  This enables our highly qualified rehabilitation professionals to introduce earlier, more aggressive therapy interventions to help maximize performance and improve recovery. 

"We provide a healing touch."

At Porterville Convalescent, we provide a healing touch in a home-like atmosphere. Large private and semi-private rooms are tastefully appointed. Housekeeping, laundry, beauty and barber facilities are all on-hand. Podiatry, dentistry and optometry care are available as needed. Our friendly expert staff of Registered and Vocational Nurses are present 24-hours a day to assist with any health care needs.

Our well-trained staff of healthcare professionals can also provide:
  • I.V. Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Post Surgical and Wound Care
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Restorative Nursing Care
  • Coordination of Physician, Pharmacy and Ancillary Services
  • Hospice Services
  • "Step Down" Facility Program to Assisted Living


At Porterville Convalescent, we understand that a resident's diet is very important. Meals are planned by our licensed dietitian in cooperation with a resident’s physician. Then the meal is tastefully prepared by our certified dietary staff. Nutritious snacks and juices are also served throughout day.

"We help restore independence."

At Porterville Convalescent, extensive rehabilitation services are offered through our state-of-the-art-therapy departments. Our highly qualified rehabilitation professionals working in cooperation with our expert nursing staff makes every effort to help each resident obtain their highest level of functioning. We reach these goals by providing the highest quality of care in physical, occupational and speech therapies:
  • Our Physical Therapy Department helps residents regain mobility, increase endurance and reduce pain.
  • Our Occupational Therapy Department helps residents resume daily activities with minimal stress and fatigue.
  • Our Speech Therapy Department helps residents with verbal and non-verbal communication, cognitive abilities and swallowing disorders.
Following therapy, residents can relax in a soothing, therapeutic whirlpool tub.

"Residents become a part of our Family."

Long-term residents become a part of our extended family. Our pleasant environment, compassionate employees, and fun daily activities all promote happiness and belonging.

"We provide comfort."

When rehabilitation is no longer an option, we offer terminally ill residents a dignified solution through skilled h
ospice care. Qualified professionals are available to help comfort and prepare the individual and their family during this most difficult time.


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