Occupational Therapy Now Available at SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus

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Vermont Business Magazine Occupational therapy patients in Wilmington, VT, and its surrounding cities, can now book appointments closer to home. Occupational therapist Gabrielle Loomis, MSOT, OTR/L, began seeing patients at the Deerfield Valley Campus of SVMC, a primary care office providing family practice in Wilmington, VT.

Occupational therapists use a wide range of creative and individualized plans to help patients of all ages develop, recover, improve, and maintain skills necessary for daily life and work.

Loomis offers many of the same services at Deerfield Valley Campus that she offers at SVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation in Bennington, including assessment and treatment of upper extremity injuries and cognitive deficits and training in compensatory strategy for daily life. Available treatments include upper extremity range of motion, strengthening, modalities, therapeutic activities, and adaptive equipment training.

Loomis graduated from Russell Sage College with a Bachelor’s degree in “Creative Arts in Therapy” with a concentration in Dance/Movement Therapy. Immediately after her undergraduate studies, she stayed at Sage Colleges to complete a master’s degree in occupational therapy. As a member of the SVMC rehabilitation team, she sees a variety of patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings and has developed a greater interest in orthopedic and cognitive conditions. Additionally, Loomis is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Dagmar Tobits, MD, provides primary care at SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus. Additionally, the practice offers routine medical care, follow-up care, on-site blood draws, on-site x-ray services, and health and wellness promotion programs. As a Level 3 patient-centered medical home, recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the practice also provides a community health team that includes a diabetes educator, registered dietician, diabetes counselors mental health and addictions and a nurse. manager.

For more information on scheduling occupational therapy appointments at SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus, please call 802-447-5140 to schedule.

About SVHCs:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a preeminent comprehensive health care system providing exceptional, convenient and affordable care to communities in Bennington and Windham counties in Vermont, east of Rensselaer and Washington counties in New York and north of Berkshire County in Massachusetts. . The SVHC includes the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.

Southwest Vermont Health Care is one of the most popular small rural health systems in the country. He is the recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2020 Rural Hospital Leadership Award. Additionally, SVMC was ranked fourth nationally for the value of care it provides by the Lown Institute Hospital Index in 2020 and has received five-time Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for l excellence in nursing. It also received the highest possible ratings from the Leapfrog band. The healthcare system is fortunate to have the support of platinum-level corporate sponsor Mack, a leading provider of contract manufacturing services and plastic injection molded parts based in Arlington, VT.

BENNINGTON, VT—April 15, 2022—Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

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