Recovering from an injury or illness can affect every aspect of your well-being. At The Chesapeake, we offer short-term senior rehabilitation therapy to get you back to your life more quickly. Our in-house team of licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists use an integrated approach to accomplish therapy goals, which is invaluable in helping our residents regain their independence.

Skilled Nursing at The Chesapeake

They work closely with each patient’s physician and other health care providers to develop a customized treatment plan. Progress is measured at regular intervals, and plans are adjusted as necessary, with the ultimate goal of helping each patient maximize his or her physical abilities and return home better than when they left.

To learn more about our short-term rehabilitation services at The Chesapeake in the Hampton Roads area, please fill out our request form.

  • Physical therapy regains strength, mobility and balance.
  • Occupational therapy improves the performance of everyday tasks.
  • Speech therapy enhances eating and swallowing skills in addition to spoken communication and cognition.
  • Appointments are available for massage therapy designed to relax the muscles and joints.
senior adult standing on Kines IQ machine at The Chesapeake

Frequently Asked Questions:

The Health Care Center is the Skilled Nursing neighborhood of The Chesapeake, a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It’s located on the community campus at 955 Harpersville Road in Newport News, Virginia.

All health care rooms are private and each is furnished with a bed, nightstand, table lamp, television and chair. Residents are encouraged to personalize their suites with items from home such as photographs, books and artwork. We’re happy to answer any further questions you may have.

Cardinals Haven is a well-appointed suite in our Health Care Center for family members looking for a quiet getaway. Made possible by the generosity of the Jesse and Sue Hughes family, Cardinals Haven includes a kitchenette and comfortable furniture for private family time. An adjacent outdoor patio provides an additional tranquil setting. And if you look closely, you’ll probably see an occasional red cardinal stopping by.