Frequently Asked Questions
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For Healthcare Providers
Why should our facility choose SunDance?
SunDance understands that when you choose a rehabilitation provider for your facility, you are choosing an extension of your caregiving team. What makes us outstanding as a business partner is our philosophy of resident advocacy, management training, consultation services and support structures. SunDance shares your priorities: providing the best care for your patients and the best results for your organization. For almost 20 years, we have built a reputation based on clinical excellence, exceptional service and unwavering dedication to fiscal success for our partners.
We’ve had a lot of transitions lately. Can SunDance help us catch up with staff training?
SunDance consultative services complement your education and training initiatives for your team. We understand the senior care profession and the unique opportunities it presents for your staff. Collaborative affiliations with national and state healthcare, consulting and professional organizations ensure that we know about the latest technology and treatment innovations. We will educate your staff about CMS initiatives and changes and industry trends in reimbursement, survey management, MDS 3.0 and other topics. SunDance staff also has access to a range of educational opportunities so they stay current with the latest research, innovations and best practices in their professions.
Can SunDance help us stay up-to-date with the constantly changing reimbursement environment?
Our dedicated compliance teams monitor the constant changes in the regulatory environment. Our staff is always up-to-date on regulatory and policy issues. We provide current, accurate regulatory information to your center through ongoing training, updates about changes, and on-site compliance audits. We also continuously monitor documentation and compliance and review patient care, billing and coding. SunDance’s consultative services experts help our healthcare partners keep current with reimbursement and regulatory systems and long-term care operations management.
How does SunDance keep up with the many innovations in therapy technology?
SunDance core programs use both experience and innovation to meet the key rehabilitation needs of your residents and patients. We offer several targeted programs that focus on topics such as seating and positioning, dysphagia, dementia, mild cognitive impairment and cognitive linguistics. FUNctional Kits™, Wii Therapy, Senior Solutions™ Physical Agent Modalities (PAMs) and the BEST Bedside Endoscopic Swallowing Test (BEST™) Dysphagia Management system are some of the cutting edge tools and technologies we bring to your patients and residents.
What does SunDance offer the healthy and active residents in our assisted living center?
The SunDance Pathways to Wellness™ program is specifically designed to help seniors improve health and fitness while increasing independence. The SunDance vision includes access to wellness services that encourage seniors to make healthy choices and create successful, balanced lifestyles. A variety of services, screenings and educational activities engage mind and body to help older adults find satisfying levels of personal wellness.
For Rehabilitation Professionals
Why should I choose SunDance?
SunDance is the provider of choice for providers of care. We offer the exceptional in rehabilitation services: exceptional professionals…exceptional employee satisfaction…exceptional clinical partnerships…exceptional care outcomes. We have built our reputation on nearly 20 years of experience as a national rehabilitation provider. What makes us outstanding as an employer is our philosophy of resident advocacy, management training and support structures. We offer our skilled professionals opportunities to be exceptional.
Can SunDance help me learn more about the innovations in my field?
At SunDance, we know that exceptional employees need to be both challenged and rewarded. Our clinical department is a dedicated resource for every employee with clinical support, mentorship and new tools. We offer the tools, knowledge, education and training and resources you need to achieve clinical excellence. You will also have access to a wide range of educational opportunities to stay current with the latest research, innovations and best practices in your profession.
Does SunDance have teaching opportunities for experienced therapists?
The SunDance Clinical Ladder offers training, mentorship and opportunities for experienced clinicians to share their skills. Clinical specialists facilitate core programs and educate center staff about clinical initiatives and specialty rehab programs. Senior clinical specialists are clinicians who want to educate their peers, mentor others and conduct CEU seminars, training and consultation.
Does SunDance have classes I can take on the job to update my skills?
SunDance offers our rehabilitation professionals strong clinical support, mentorship and education. Every employee enjoys access to a variety of educational opportunities, including edYOUcate SunDance's Virtual Classroom. In addition, every employee can use discipline-specific tools that offer guidelines for daily interventions, such as therapeutic wheelchair seating and positioning, dysphagia management and documenting skilled interventions. We also offer tools to provide functionally-based care, including focused clinical initiatives like computerized exercise programs, FUNctional Kits® and Wii™ therapy.
I’m working now but I miss feeling like I’m part of a team. What is the SunDance approach?
The SunDance commitment to resident advocacy encourages caregivers to act as a treatment team and seek ways to restore and enhance residents’ levels of independence. All staff members are empowered to identify when a resident or patient experiences difficulties and/or improves or declines in function. With this team approach, staff can plan prompt interventions to help prevent problems and keep residents safe.