Special Patient Needs

Surgery, an illness or an injury requiring a hospital stay can stress patient and family physically, emotionally and financially. We want to provides resources that may be helpful in your recovery.

Social Work - We can match you up with community services that can help with daily living needs, payment for medications, and counseling. Call us at (810) 667-5578.

Support Groups - After discharge, a support group where people with similar conditions share information and friendship may provide hope, healing, and the knowledge that you are not alone. For more information, visit our calendar of events for current listings of support groups and community education programs.

Cardiac Rehabilitation - Patients with heart conditions may find their physician will prescribe cardiac rehabilitation. McLaren Lapeer Region offers a three-phase program through McLaren Health Care. For details, call (810) 667-5757.

Cancer Center - Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Lapeer Region is located at 1295 Barry Drive in Lapeer. For more information about the Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Lapeer Region, please call (866) 696-4524 or McLaren Lapeer Region at (810) 667-5500.

Inpatient Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy

  • Physical therapy offers hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, and rehabilitation of orthopedic and neurological disorders.
  • Occupational therapy offers evaluation and treatment for patients who have lost independence in performing tasks of everyday living. This may be from neurological disorders, upper extremity injuries, developmental disabilities or the natural aging process.
  • Speech-language therapy provides evaluation and treatment for delayed speech and language, stuttering, voice and speech communication for tracheotomy or laryngectomy patients. This therapy can also be valuable for stroke patients. For details, call (810) 667-5514.

Outpatient Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy

A physician prescription is required for these services. Services can be arranged at McLaren Lapeer Region, or at McLaren Community Medical Center, 395 E. Third St., Imlay City.