REACH Short Stay: Where St. Charles
Goes for Rehabilitation Care
It’s a comprehensive approach to recovery and rehabilitation following a qualifying hospital stay. It’s teamwork dedicated to maximizing your ability. And it’s right here at Breeze Park in St. Charles, MO 63304.
Our Medicare certified REACH Short Stay program provides the optimal context for REACHing your potential in an environment where you can work hard and rest well. Here, you can actively progress toward increased capability and strength. Our experienced team will work with you and your family to define your goals and prepare a personalized plan of action.
Call 636.720.3085 or e-mail us today to learn more!
REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation at Breeze Park offers all the comforts of home, plus so much more. Our companion rooms are equipped with flatscreen TVs and phones. Here, you’ll find comfortable surroundings including living rooms, verandas, and dining areas, with a spa and beauty/barber shop available nearby.
- Interdisciplinary expertise from a team that includes licensed nursing, therapy, nutritional management, social services, and spiritual care.
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapy provided according to your plan of care.
- A therapy room dedicated to short-term rehabilitation to help you practice daily activities.
- A focus on improving activities of daily living to your highest potential.
- Licensed nursing care as well as medication assistance.
- A wireless urgent call system for convenient access to medical help.
- Transportation service for doctors visits.
- Diverse social, cultural, and educational services year round.
- Beautiful countryside surroundings.
- Superb dining services with options to fit your lifestyle.
- A faith-inspired community with a full-time chaplain and spiritual services.
REACH Short Stay is Medicare-certified and delivers the same level of exceptional, person-centered care found throughout Breeze Park. From delicious meals to individualized attention, our staff is dedicated to getting to know you and meeting your needs, no matter how long or short your stay.
Here, we provide:
- Pain management
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Fall management and balance training
- Home management skills
- Home safety assessment
- Dysphasia (communication) therapy
- Dysphagia (swallowing) therapy
- Cognitive therapy
- Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor retraining
- Edema control
Just a Few of the Communities We Serve
Breeze Park’s REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation program serves individuals throughout the St. Louis region and beyond. Nearby municipalities who turn to Breeze Park first for short stay rehab include…
- St. Charles, MO 63304
- Weldon Springs, MO 63304
- Cottleville, MO 63338
- St. Peters, MO 63376
- O’Fallon, MO 63366
Our Promise To You
As part of Lutheran Senior Services, Breeze Park is backed by one of the largest, most financially stable not-for-profit senior care networks in the country. With a 150-year tradition of excellence, we set out to create the highest quality Continuing Care Retirement Communities possible, with a full array of personalized features to customize the retirement living experience for each person.
Recreation at Breeze Park
Our recreation team designs a unique and varied calendar of events each month, with an eye toward promoting physical activity and helping you enjoy your downtime while you work toward your goals.
There’s always something happening at Breeze Park, and if there’s ever something you want to do that’s not on the calendar, let us know! We’re always looking for new ideas.
Dining at Breeze Park
One of the most popular features of life at Breeze Park is our fabulous dining services program. Residents in our REACH program enjoy three meals a day prepared on-site in our household kitchen. Our attentive staff is always ready to assist you!
Welcome to Breeze Park! We offer seniors an active lifestyle and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that help is available if you need it. Located two miles north of I-64 in St. Charles County, Missouri, our personal services and on-site conveniences help you lead a maintenance-free lifestyle. When you arrive at Breeze Park, you’ll feel right at home.
As part the of Lutheran Senior Services family of communities, we combine a faith-based approach and a respect and dignity for all who call Breeze Park home. Whether you or your loved one is looking for a maintenance-free, independent living apartment or patio home or requires varying stages of assistance, Breeze Park is the senior living community to select. Please contact us with questions or to set up a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you!
The Executive Director for Breeze Park, Tammy Hempen has been in long term care since 1993 when she started out as a Dining Server in a local retirement community. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Health Administration from Truman State University and a Masters of Science in Health Services Management from Lindenwood University. She joined Breeze Park in 2007 as the Care Center Administrator and became the Executive Director in 2010. She lives in St. Peters, Missouri with her husband Chris, daughter Mackenzie, and cat Snickers.
Care Center Administrator
Care Center Administrator for Breeze Park since 2012, Holly Stevens holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a Master of Business Administration degree from Lindenwood University. She brings more than 20 years of management experience to the position of Care Center Administrator, with more than a decade of that spent in the health care field. She joined the Breeze Park team in July 2008 as the Human Resources director, and she currently lives in St. Peters, Missouri, with her husband, son, daughter, and dog Sparky.
Senior Living Counselor
Part of the Lutheran Senior Services family for over 20 years, Michele Quillo began her career at Hidden Lake as the office manager in 1990 and later moved into the marketing department. In September 1993, Michele joined the Breeze Park staff. Michele has a bachelor's degree in administration of justice from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. She lives in O'Fallon and has two college-age daughters.
Director of Nursing (RN)
Rachel Travis is the Director of Nursing at Breeze Park. Having obtained a Licensed Practical Nurse degree in 1998, an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2004, and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator license in 2014, Rachel has over 21 years of experience Alongside her team, she enjoys serving older adults at Breeze Park with innovation and expertise. Rachel has four children, one granddaughter and currently resides in Dardenne Prairie, MO.
Director of Dining Services
Director of Dining Services for Breeze Park since 2006, Suzanne Correnti is a registered and licensed dietitian. She graduated from Fontbonne University with a bachelor's degree in dietetics and has her master’s of business administration from Fontbonne. Suzanne has worked in school food service, acute care, and long-term care and brings more than 20 years experience in the food and nutrition to Breeze Park.
Director of Human Resources
Kim joined Lutheran Senior Services in July 2012. She brings over 20 years of Human Resources experience to her position, having worked in the finance, healthcare, insurance, and childcare industries. She received her Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University and her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Kansas. She lived in Atlanta for six years where she advanced her HR career before returning to St. Louis in 2001. Kim has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Phoenix and enjoys conducting workshops on Job Readiness Preparation.
Director of Health Services
Diane Maciariello has been in senior living for over 48 years, 18 of those years as a part of Lutheran Senior Services. Having studied at St. Frances School of Practical Nursing, Diane is passionate about senior living. Born in Cinti, Ohio, Diana has lived in St. Louis for 27 years and resides in Chesterfield. She has 4 grown children and 3 adorable grandchildren and loves spending time with family.
Rev. David T. Stratmann was issued a Call to serve the residents of Breeze Park in 2014. Prior to that, he had been serving Emmaus Lutheran Church in Dorsey, Illinois. A graduate of Forest Park Community College, the University of Missouri, Concordia Seminary, Rev. Stratmann did his vicarage at Lutheran Senior Services’ Laclede Groves campus prior to his ordination in 2010 at Emmaus Lutheran. He and his wife Christine are the parents of one son and one daughter.
Costs for REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation are assessed on a daily basis. For specific pricing, contact our health services counselor by calling 636.720.3085 or by email.
Some costs for our health care services can be covered by Medicare, managed care, or private insurance.