Private Rehabilitation Clinic by Lake Geneva – Clinique Valmont
Clinique Valmont is ideally located in Glion sur Montreux, Switzerland, offering stunning views of the Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. The beautiful landscape provides patients with a healing environment that amplifies their well-being whilst feeling like a home away from home.
If you are arriving by air, the nearest airport to the clinic is Geneva Cointrin. If you are arriving by train, take the train from the Montreux CFF station to Les Rochers de Naye and exit at Valmont station.
If you are arriving by car take the Motorway exit for Montreux and follow signs for Glion/Caux. In Glion, follow the Clinique Valmont sign.
Clinique Valmont is one of the leading rehabilitation centres in Switzerland. It was founded in 1905 by a doctor from Lausanne, Dr. Henri-Auguste Widmer, who studied with Charcot and developed a focus on mental health in the early part of his career. He went on to devote himself exclusively to the study of digestive, nutritional and nervous disorders. In 2005, Clinique Valmont was acquired by the Swiss Medical Network who has since maintained the highest of standards for the clinic. Refurbished in 2006, the clinic has been equipped with the latest technology whilst still maintaining its charm.
The clinic has been welcoming patients and offering them attentive care for over a century. Skilful healthcare in the areas of orthopaedic rehabilitation and neurological rehabilitation is provided by a multidisciplinary team. Clinique Valmont’s professionals provide the highest standard of safety and daily care in an idyllic healing environment where the primary objective is seeing patients restored to peak health.
Clinique Valmont has developed a culture of high-quality service over the years and is renowned for providing patients with the best possible personalized support.
The clinic’s policies encourage continuous improvement in the following areas:
- The development of optimum care as a private establishment
- Ensuring that patients are well informed regarding their health status and rights
- Providing the highest of quality in care, nutrition and pain management
- Developing a culture that promotes safety and security
- Involving teams in the consolidation of evaluation processes and communication of results and new developments
- Involving staff in maintaining the improvement policy for safety standards and care offered
As a result of its membership in the (ANQ) Switzerland National Association for Quality Development, the clinic measures patient satisfaction, readmissions, falls and bedsores, a registry of orthopaedic implants and nosocomial infections throughout the year. Clinique Valmont has also created a reference list indicating areas of importance that require attention including hospital hygiene, pharmacovigilance (swissmedic), haemovigilance (swissmedic) and medical device vigilance. The clinic’s ad hoc committee is responsible for coordinating quality and risk management programme implementation so patients benefit from the optimal safety measures.
Areas of Specialization
You can count on receiving high calibre reliable medical care that places the focus on patient well-being and comfort with Clinique Valmont’s comprehensive specialist experts and state-of-the-art medical technology.
Patients with Parkinson's disease and other neurological central or peripheral origin disorders such as multiple sclerosis and hemiplegia can benefit from neurological rehabilitation. Clinique Valmont’s neurological rehabilitation centre provides advanced services that help with the restoration of memory, thought, speech abilities and mobility that are impaired as a result of brain disorders.
Patients with inflammatory or degenerative diseases of the bones and/or joints can benefit from orthopaedic and osteo-articular rehabilitation. This type of rehabilitation is also useful after fractures even if a prosthetic device has been implanted. Musculoskeletal system diseases that result after scheduled surgery, an accident or acute illness, an accident or a scheduled surgery also benefit from this type of rehabilitation.
The team of rehabilitation specialists works closely with the rheumatologists and orthopaedic surgeons. Clinique Valmont’s medical team includes a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team which includes specialized nurses, a dietician, neuropsychologists, speech therapists, sports coaches, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists. Together they provide services that are personalized to assist patients to adapt to their disability while encouraging independence and autonomy.
Rehabilitation is mainly indicated for the prosthetic surgery (hip, knee, and shoulder); trauma surgery (hip, pelvis, ankle fractures) and multiple trauma victims. Concerning issues related to the spine inoperable conditions such as chronic low back pain, postoperative care after spinal canal surgery, postoperative care after lumbar arthrodesis (lumbar fusion) surgery and postoperative care after herniated disc surgery benefit from rehabilitation. Other medical conditions that can be treated are fibromyalgia and inflammatory rheumatism such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Patients are admitted as outpatient or inpatient depending on individual cases. After an assessment, patients are trained in a variety of activities such as preparing and eating meals, washing, and dressing. Motor skills including sensitivity, dexterity, mobility, and strength are rehabilitated. Patients also receive advice on postural hygiene including THP (total hip replacement), polymyalgia rheumatic and spinal pain.
Activities that are offered are customized to suit the needs of patients and include individual sessions as well as group sessions.
Facts & Figures
Clinique Valmont provides exclusive accommodation with the luxuries of a first-class Swiss hotel, featuring a variety of rooms and suites with modern amenities and high security. The clinic prioritises catering to your needs and the layout and high-quality infrastructure of the clinic create a warm and welcoming ambiance for patients. The clinic has 60 standard beds with sunny, spacious rooms facing the Alps and Lake Geneva. For patients that are looking for something extra, Clinique Valmont also offers 10 rooms that are generously sized that come with amenities that are offered by luxury hotels. The clinic staff includes over 100 employees who are committed to providing quality patient care. Out therapies are all personalized and are tailored to the specific medical needs of each patient.
There are 7 doctors on staff who are ready to cater to your needs and provide personalised care that is optimal for the well-being of each patient. You can expect them to assist you throughout your stay catering to any special requirements or wishes that you may have. There are also 10 physiotherapists, 7 occupational therapists, 4 neuropsychologists and 3 speech therapists on staff who offer personalized therapies that cater to the individual needs of each patient. The clinic’s ideal location offers serene surroundings and outstanding views of the Alps and the lake making it a perfect place to enhance well-being. This creates the perfect environment for rehabilitation indoors as well as outdoor walks.
The clinic’s technical facilities cover 1500 m2 and offer all the necessary tools required including state-of-the-art facilities for a quick and steady recovery.
knee rehabilitation after surgery / hip rehabilitation after surgery / shoulder rehabilitation after surgery / orthopedic rehabilitation on chronic symptoms / trauma rehab / joint replacement rehab / back pain rehab
stroke rehab / multiple sclerosis / Parkinson's disease / speech therapy
Nervous system disease
parkinson's disease / multiple sclerosis
migraine / tension headache