Writer / Megan Jefferson

Photographer / Ellie Sophia Photography

Shane Nevers is the Senior Administrator at Creekside Health & Rehabilitation Center. TLC Management, the parent company of Creekside, has been home for him for the last 12 years. Nevers was at the top of the list when TLC began considering leadership for the new facility.

Planning for a new building started in 2014.

“We studied the area and realized there was a need in this neighborhood for our services,” says Nevers, who frequently comes to work with his dog, Boston. “Creekside offers private rooms and amenities that aren’t being offered anywhere else nearby. The location is prime because it’s close to Broad Ripple, Meridian Hills and Fort Harrison. Being right on Binford Boulevard offers great visibility.”

In September 2017, Creekside opened its doors at the intersection of 46th and Binford.

With 120 beds, Creekside provides long-term nursing care and post-acute rehabilitation services — both in-patient and outpatient. One feature that sets Creekside apart is every room is private.

“Going to rehab after a patient has been in the hospital should be a time for the patient to rest, heal and get strong enough to go home,” Nevers explains. “We offer only private rooms to ensure the best rest possible while a patient is staying with us.”

The therapy team at Creekside is a dedicated group of physical, occupational and speech therapists who begin and end each day at the facility.

“Our therapists work only at Creekside so we can provide continuity of care for the patients,” Nevers says. “Building trust with the therapist is a key component for each patient as they strive to build confidence in their own physical abilities.”

It seems Creekside has thought of everything when it comes to the latest tools to help patients achieve therapy goals. Creekside boasts sophisticated and exclusive equipment.

“Jinitronix” is an interactive biofeedback program for strength, balance and safety awareness. “Aspire” is an electrical stimulation used by speech therapists to help improve swallowing. “Biodex” is used for high-level dynamic balance. “Juvent” is a micro-impact platform used for various therapies.

Connected to the therapy gym, the outdoor courtyard is strategically set up as a therapy tool — various terrain, ramps and steps are there for patients to use alongside their therapist.

Creekside is convenient to every hospital in Indianapolis, and patients come from miles around to benefit from the amenities and therapy outcomes. Nevers wraps up with a special message.

“Creekside wants to be a valued asset to the people who live in our surrounding neighborhood,” Nevers says. “I invite our neighbors to stop in and see what we have to offer — no appointment needed, but you might bring a dog biscuit.”

Creekside accepts all insurance including Humana, Anthem, United Healthcare, Medicare and Medicaid.

The mission of Creekside is to help patients reach and maintain their highest level of self-care and independence. Their team is extremely dedicated to improving every aspect of the patient’s health and recovery to return to a productive and active lifestyle.

To learn more visit creeksidehrc.com for more information.