Caring people make the difference at Springs Valley Meadows. You can feel it the minute you walk into our community and meet our staff. They are experts in senior care who are not just doing a job, but following a calling. They are here to help you and your family find answers, solutions and peace of mind. In fact, they become an extension of your family.
French Lick is in southern Indiana and is famous for being the hometown of basketball legend Larry Bird. Springs Valley Meadows is located on State Road 145 South near the beautiful Patoka Lake.
Call and ask for a member of our admissions team for more information or stop by and visit. We look forward to serving you!
Our Moving Forward program is designed for those striving to restore abilities lost due to stroke, cardiovascular difficulties, orthopedic surgery and other debilitating conditions. Programs vary in frequency and intensity and include physical, occupational and speech/language therapies. Our goal is to return our participants home safely with the skills they need to continue life on their own terms.
Physical Therapy focuses primarily on independent mobility, regaining strength and balance, using proper body mechanics and energy saving techniques to better perform mobility tasks.
Occupational Therapy promotes independence with daily living activities like bathing, eating, dressing, self-care and home management tasks. Participants gain strength and coordination while learning to conserve their energy.
The goal of Speech/Language Therapy is to increase functional communication, cognitive skills, and teach safe swallowing by introducing diet modifications and special feeding techniques. Therapy may include muscle retraining, compensatory strategies, and use of communication devices.
Exclusively at American Senior Communities, the Road to Recovery program offers the opportunity for our interdisciplinary team, the patient, and their family to meet within the first 72 hours after admission to map out their Road to Recovery by identifying discharge goals. We monitor our rehabilitation outcomes and use the data to consistently improve our services. In-home assessments are performed by the therapy team prior to discharge to ensure a safe transition back to home.
Services include wound care, rehabilitation screenings, fall prevention, restraint reduction, restorative nursing, contracture management, wheelchair position and mobility, walking ability programs and more.
Long-term care includes a variety of services for people who cannot care for themselves for extended lengths of time. Under the guidance of an attending physician, long-term acute care is provided at our long-term care facilities by licensed nurses, specially trained health care aides and a full interdisciplinary care team.
When you or your aging loved one can no longer be cared for in the home, long-term care offers around the clock care by a specially trained team of healthcare professionals. Physical, occupational and speech therapies are also available to ensure our long-term health care residents function at the highest level of independence as possible. The setting is home-like, cheerful, soothing and secure to ensure the highest quality of life is maintained for you or your loved ones.
While it’s natural for caregivers to allow their own needs to get pushed aside, it’s important for them to realize that they deserve a break from their responsibilities in order to properly care for themselves.
This is where senior respite care can make a difference in a caregiver’s life. Respite stays are an option for those who need respite care services for elderly friends or family on a short-term basis. This allows home caregivers the ability to travel, start a new job, recuperate from an illness, or pursue other interests. Many find respite stays are the perfect option for recovery from surgery or hospitalization.
Should a short stay require extended care, we can accommodate that, too. We carefully examine the needs of our respite guests and provide the level of care required to make their stay comfortable and enjoyable. Family members leave with the confidence that their loved one is safe and in good hands.
Hospice and palliative care for seniors is designed to provide comfort, care, and pain relief for those facing terminal illness. Hospice care involves a team approach to supporting patients and their families with expert medical care and pain management, along with meeting the spiritual and emotional needs of both the patient and the family.
Hospice and palliative care represent a compassionate approach to end-of-life care, assuring the best quality of life and allowing your loved ones to live as comfortably as possible. American Senior Communities partners with local hospice companies to offer comprehensive hospice services, including skilled nursing care, respite care, spiritual and bereavement counseling, medical equipment and supplies, social services, and pharmacy services. By assembling an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, aides, volunteers, social workers and clergy, we are able to serve the special needs of hospice patients and their families.
Outpatient Therapy at American Senior Communities is a personalized approach to clinically-proven strategies that promote overall better health. By combining highly-trained and compassionate therapists with the latest technologies, our programs are structured to fit your needs. Goals are set and guided by therapists who are committed to excellence, integrity, quality and customer service. Our treatments are designed to increase mobility by reducing inflammation and pain. In coordination with your physician, the best, most personalized care for you is always our highest priority.
• Effective, scientifically proven pain management interventions
• The utilization of new technologies that are effective and make therapy fun
• Physician-approved interventions for post-operative orthopedic and other procedures
• We encourage family and caregiver participation
“The moment I enter my mom’s new home, I am greeted with smiling faces. From the laundry ladies to the nursing staff, everyone is always doing their best to provide the best care. The facility even looks and smells like home with the special touches adorned all around. As I leave from visiting my mom, I glance back, confident that she is in safe, caring hands.”— Hope Lindsey, daughter of resident
“Thank you to all the professionals at Springs Valley Meadows. My beloved father is so happy and joyful living there. The atmosphere is so positive. Therapy brought my family to Springs Valley Meadows, but the team spirit of all of the departments make it home. This place is the gold standard of senior care. My community is blessed to have a facility that provides care from the heart! God bless you all!”— Sal Mills, family member of resident
“Springs Valley Meadows has been a blessing to our family. We appreciate how they worked with us to get our dad admitted on such a short notice. The staff is always friendly and willing to help us with anything we need. They’re committed to us, and the services provided are excellent.”— Brent Harner, son of resident
“Two years ago, we had to make a difficult family decision of putting our mother in a nursing home. We contacted the staff at Springs Valley Meadows about needing to find her a home. The admission process was very smooth, and the staff was very helpful. We are pleased with the care they are currently giving our mother. The staff is always friendly and caring to her and keeps us in the loop. It’s a comfort to know that she’s in a caring facility.”— Mark Stanfield, son of resident
“The entire process of having my dad admitted to Springs Valley Meadows was extremely easy and stress-free for our family. From the front office staff to the nursing staff and physical therapy department, I have been so impressed with the care and compassion we've received. I highly recommend Springs Valley Meadows.”— Karen Brosmer, daughter of resident