Other Services

Support Services

Rehabilitation Services

The department provides comprehensive rehabilitation services in compliance with professional licensure laws and regulations. It is staffed by trained and experienced rehabilitation professionals who provide competent and goal orientated treatment specific to age and diagnosis.

Hours of operation:

Rehabilitation Services is comprised of three (3) departments: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech/Language Pathology. Hours of operation:

  • Physical Therapy
    Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. The Rehabilitation Director/Manager or a designated staff member shall be on call after hours.
  • Occupational Therapy
    Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. Presently this service is contracted through an outside agency.
  • Speech/Language Pathology
    Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Respiratory Therapy

The Respiratory Care Department provides respiratory care services to patients ranging in age from neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult through geriatric. We provide a range of services that will meet the varying needs of patients in a caring and compassionate manner ranging from simple coughing and deep breathing, to care as complex as life-sustaining mechanical ventilation.

Hours of operation:
The Respiratory Care Department is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to respond in a timely manner to all nursing requests for service.

Langauge Interpretation Services

The Policy of Desert Valley Medical Center is to provide Interpretation Services for any patient or family member who needs or requests this service, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Interpretation services on site will include non-english tranlation by telephone, non-auditory translation via TTY phone and non-verbal interpretation via CyraCom two-way video services. Procedure followed by staff is identified in the language and interpretation services plan for Desert Valley Medical Center.

Language Available 24/7:

Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijan I, Azeri, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian (Khmer), Catala, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, Flemis, French, French (Canadian), Gaelic, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Iceland, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Korean, Kurndish, Kyrgyz, Laotian, Latin, Laotvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Moldavian, Nepali, Norwegian, Nyanja, Pangasinan, Panjabi, Pashto, Pohnpeian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Eur), Punjabbi, Romanian, Samoan, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Sornalf, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tajik, Tamil, Telugo, Thai, Tirgrinya, Trukese, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainan, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yao, Yiddish, Zulu.

Are YOU a Victim or a Survivor?

  • Does your partner prevent you from seeing family and/or friends?
  • Does your partner intimidate or threaten you?
  • Has your partner ever prevented you from leaving the house, getting a job or continuing your education?
  • Has your partner destroyed things that you care about?
  • Does your partner constantly criticize you and your abilities?
  • Has your partner forced you to have sex or engage in sex that makes you feel uncomfortable?
  • If there is a weapon in your house, has your partner ever threatened to use it against you when he/she is angry?

IF YOU ANSWERED 'YES' TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, YOU SHOULD SEEK HELP BECAUSE YOU MAY BE IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP. THE ABUSE IS NOT GOING TO GO AWAY BY ITSELF. THE VIOLENCE IS GOING TO GET WORSE AND MORE FREQUENT.

We can help!

If you are a victim of abuse the most difficult step for you to take is to actually admit that you are being abused by your partner. Yet, admission is the first step in getting help. Call "A Better Way" now!

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Our 24 Hour Hotline Number is 760-955-8723