Rehabilitation Center

"I came to rehab at Felician Village to HEAL, but I came away with so much more than that! I came away with a deep appreciation for each and every caregiver here."

Rehab Services Man receiving rehabilitation at Felician Village

Rehab at Felician Village helps patients bridge the gap between hospital and home. Patients are able to focus on returning to their own surroundings as they recover from conditions such as joint replacement, back surgery, stroke, wound care, IV therapy, or complications to medical illness such as congestive heart failure, and pneumonia.

Felician Village has been offering rehab services for over 35 years. Incorporating our Resident-First philosophy, our professional care team of nurses, therapists and other caregivers respect the individual needs of each patient. These professionals, in coordination with your physician, work together as a team to individually manage your care.

Our therapy department is furnished with the latest equipment, including a fully furnished apartment area allowing patients to safely practice and strengthen a variety of daily living skills. Our skilled team of physical, occupational and speech therapists delivers the highest standard of clinical excellence. We can assist you in obtaining a physician referral and help pre-certify your insurance coverage so you understand the coverage.

Rehabilitation Center Services

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy utilizes a variety of interventions, hands-on techniques, modalities and education to ensure you attain your highest level of safety and independence. We concentrate on improved strength, mobility, balance, coordination, endurance and pain management.

Physical therapy is available on an inpatient or on an outpatient basis as well.

Physical therapy services at Felician Village address the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Joint replacement, including knee replacement recovery and hip surgery recovery
  • Weakness
  • Spinal dysfunctions such as Parkinson's, stroke and spinal cord injury
  • Orthopedic disorders such as fractures and joint replacement
  • Wounds and ulcers
  • Sprains and strains

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps you live a productive, satisfying life while completing normal activities of daily living. We can retrain you in self-care skills such as feeding, dressing, bathing, grooming and home making. We perform an on-site evaluation of your home environment and provide suggestions, changes and adaptations to improve safety and function.

Occupational therapy is available on an inpatient or on an outpatient basis as well.

Occupational services available at Felician Village address the following:

  • Strokes
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures
  • Nerve injuries/compression
  • Joint replacement, including knee replacement recovery and hip surgery recovery
  • Neuromuscular disorders such as Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Debility/weakness
  • Lymphedema
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Rotator cuff injuries

Speech Therapy

Speech-language pathology assists with all aspects of communication, including speech and swallowing issues. Using the latest technology, we treat language, voice, articulation and fluency disorders. Our primary focus is returning you to your highest potential for communication.

Speech therapy is available on an inpatient or on an outpatient basis as well.

Speech and language services available at Felician Village address the following:

  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorder)
  • Cognitive retraining (memory, processing, sequencing)
  • Augmentative communication
  • Aural rehabilitation (hearing)
  • Aphasia (language problems, post stroke)
  • Visual perception deficits
  • Speech intelligibility problems, including articulation (dysarthria, apraxia) and neurologic disorders
  • Dementia


  • Dedicated household with private rooms
  • Phones in every room
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Flat-screen TV 
  • Private bathrooms with easy access showers 
  • Lounges with fireplaces for patients and visitors to enjoy
  • Three meals daily plus snacks in the household kitchen and dining room
  • Housekeeping services
  • Leisure and social activities (games, movies, books)
  • Care team includes registered nurses, registered dietitian, social worker for discharge planning, therapists and certified nursing assistants
  • Admissions 24/7
  • Campus amenities including three restaurants, salon and massage therapy

Rehabilitation Testimonials

Residents and family members provided these comments on satisfaction questionnaire forms, Service Excellence forms and thank you letters:

"I came to Rehab to HEAL, but I came away with so much more than that! I came away with a deep appreciation for each and every caregiver here. Truly these workers reflect God's light and love!"

"When I asked if they enjoyed their work. Every single CNA stated that they loved taking care of residents."

“I would like to thank Rachel, Amanda and Kristen for all their skills and help in getting my dad stronger, walking better and improved balance. Your knowledge and kindness are very much appreciated. I know he is enjoying working with all of you.”

"How can I ever thank you. I met angels here. God Bless You!"

"I would highly recommend rehab at FV for any bilateral knee replacement (recovery). It was an excellent bridge between hospital and home."

"Could not have had better care, kindness and compassion anywhere! I'll miss all the dear friends I've made here! Will highly recommend you to others."

"All the therapists are excellent. Very caring nursing staff! Excellent interaction with dietitian."

"My nurses could not have been anymore caring!"

"Both OT and PT assisted greatly in a speedy recovery. Excellent staff."

"Your concern for patients is most impressive!"

"Our family was impressed with all aspects of care."

"The therapist was great!"

"Thank you for the wonderful care I received. Everyone was so good to me."

"Top notch excellent care in a Christian environment. I appreciated daily Mass, Holy Eucharist and daily meditation. I would recommend Next Step to anyone who needs rehab. The best in Manitowoc!"

“I commend the rehab nursing staff. They are all professional and caring individuals. I was given wonderful care.”

“Overall service is good. Smiles by staff are very important. They also know your first name!”

“Rehab at Felician Village is excellent with everything!”

Rehabilitation Center Frequently Asked Questions

What is rehab at FV at Felician Village?

Rehab at Felician Village offers transitional and rehabilitation therapy services. The rehabilitation household dedicated to the needs of its patients. Rooms are fully furnished with a TV and personal phones. Each room includes a full bathroom with private shower, providing convenience to every patient. The rehabilitation household is separate from our long-term care household, focusing on short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and meeting your rehab goals.

What health conditions can rehab at FV help me recover from?

Felician Village has been offering rehabilitation services for over 35 years. While here, patients have recovered from such conditions as hip or knee replacement, back surgery, stroke, wound care, IV therapy, and complications related to medical illness such as congestive heart failure and/or pneumonia.

Can I reserve a room prior to my stay?

Yes, you can pre-register by calling (920) 684-7171 ext. 380. This will make your discharge from the hospital easier and faster.

How do I pay for my rehab stay?

Rehab accepts all forms of payment; Medicare A and B, private pay, private insurances, Medicare Advantage policies and Medicaid to cover expenses.

What paperwork needs to be filled out before I can be admitted to rehab?

All patients must have a history and physical completed by their doctor, with updated medical information including their medications. A clinical assessment is completed prior to admission by our Admissions Coordinator. Demographic information is filled out by patient or responsible party prior to admission.

What do I need to bring with me for my rehab stay?

We recommend 7-10 days of comfortable clothing. You will be in therapy most days and clothing that supports your therapy needs are best. For some patients, this may mean larger pants or tops for ease of dressing while in rehab. We will take care of your laundry needs if you choose during your stay. We will provide you with your personal care items. However, if you have specific needs related to these items, you can bring the type you like. We encourage patients to bring items that help them feel comfortable and assist them in being away from home. Don’t worry if you forget something, you can easily pick it up at the Village Market located in the Village Square.

What is included with my stay?

Rehab at Felician Village offers physical, occupational and speech-language pathology seven days a week. A  kitchen area is located in the rehab household and is a common meeting place for friends and family. Three meals are prepared for you every day and our registered dietician is available to meet with you when needed. The Life Enrichment Supervisor arranges daily activities that are resident-centered and focused on mind, body and spirit. Felician Village has a resident-first philosophy that places the patient at the center of all care.

Residents, family and friends have access to board games, puzzles, aviary, aquarium, and Wi-Fi at their leisure or an opportunity to relax by the fireplace in the community living room. The Village Square offers patient amenities such as the Village Café, Blessed Angela Chapel, salon, massage therapy, and much more. All of these services are accessible to our patients, their families and friends.

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