Nutrition Enrichment Program: Nutrition counseling and education is a key component of primary care for patients with chronic illnesses. Patients are taught how to make positive dietary changes for improved health. Monthly instructional food preparation classes are available to patients as well as distribution of healthy foods for those affected by conditioned such as Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Obesity and HIV/AIDS.
HIV testing & counseling: Early detection and intervention can lead to improved quality of life for individuals with living virus. Through targeted primary care, our providers work closely with their patients to identify the best treatment options. Complementary therapies may be recommended for possible enhancement of treatment. Social services are an integral part of HIV care
Behavioral Health and Social Services: Assuring good mental health of vulnerable patents is central to the promotion of overall wellness. Long and short-term counseling in the areas of crisis intervention, bereavement, substance abuse and HIV are available to individual and families.
Prenatal Care: Is provided to expectant mothers by caring and highly trained nurse practitioners.
Physical Therapy: The aim of physical therapy is to restore movement and function, relieve pain, and prevent further injury. Physical Therapy helps people lead more active and independent lives. Our patients will be taught a specific exercise program established by the Physical Therapist. Individual home programs are written, taught, and monitored closely by the therapist through the duration of one's therapy with progressive modifications that are based on the progress and established goals. The Physical Therapy gym of Betances is equipped with the most up to date state of the art fitness equipment.