Associates and volunteers at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, recently went far beyond their daily duties to help a patient return home safely.
The resident had completed his rehabilitation program and was independent enough to go home, but there was a problem. During the home evaluation, the therapy team had discovered that the resident was a hoarder.
Sean Alvarez, a physical therapist here at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is now a certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy.
Alvarez, who has worked for us since 2013, earned this specialty in August 2015 from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has been a PT for 24 years, much of which has been spent serving the geriatric population.