Category Archives: News

Honoring Our Healthcare Heroes

Our staff have been working tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 crisis. They effectively integrated new procedures while continuing to provide individualized and personal care to our residents. Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation is grateful to the doctors, nurses, therapists, dietitians, administrators, and housekeeping and maintenance staff for all they do to keep our residents healthy and safe. […]

Brookside Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Residents and staff showed their Irish pride while socially distancing for St. Patrick’s Day this year. Activities Director Robin Ziegler came ready to join the fun in her most festive attire. Residents also donned green clothing and enjoyed delicious treats.

Brookside Success Story: Chase Clement Recovers from Motorcyle Crash

Chase Clement was seriously hurt in August 2019 when a speeding vehicle crashed into his motorcycle. Extensive injuries to his spine, pelvis and ribs left him unable to walk. In need of critical rehab, Clement’s father searched Greater Philadelphia to find the best care for his son and landed on Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. […]

Carnival, Clowns Entertain at Brookside

At Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, residents take part in engaging and entertaining activities – like field trips to sporting events, museums, cultural destinations and restaurants. When we can’t take our residents to the fun, we bring the fun to them. This month, the carnival came to Brookside. Residents had a blast playing ring toss, […]

Expert Use of The ZeroG® Gait & Balance System Delivers Positive Outcomes For Our Residents – And For Representative Steve Scalise too!

  Ambushed by a gunman, Steve Scalise nearly died. Fighting through serious infections, he began the challenging process of relearning to walk using the ZeroG® – the same cutting-edge equipment that benefits our Residents at Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. TO SEE THE ZeroG® IN ACTION – and how it helped Representative Scalise, click here […]

The Real Gifts of the Holiday Season At Nationwide Healthcare Services, Inc.

Emerging from the holiday season, there is a special kind of sentimental longing that descends upon us as we step into a New Year and return to the not so festive tasks of everyday living. I was privileged to attend this season’s holiday programming at our Nationwide Healthcare Services Centers in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Each […]

Benefits of the ZeroG System

The ZeroG Balance and Gait Training System by Aretech, and the benefits it delivers, are now available in Abington, PA, at Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. ZeroG is a robotic, body-weight support system mounted on an overhead track which provides dynamic body-weight support and fall protection, while also monitoring the individual patient’s movements from above. […]

Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center completes $1.9 Million Transformation with State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Facilities

Abington, Pa. — Brookside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has completed the first phase of a $1.9 million transformation of its rehabilitation facilities with the installation of the ZeroG Training System by Aretech. This cutting-edge technology is designed to speed recovery by allowing residents to practice walking and balance therapy safely and independently. The ZeroG innovation […]