Strategically located in Glion sur Montreux, Clinique Valmont is nestled between Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. Getting to the clinic is easy. The nearest airport is Geneva Cointrin Airport if you are flying. From the Montreux CFF station, you can take a train to Les Rochers de Naye and stop at Valmont Station. If you are arriving by car, take the Montreux exit from the A9 motorway and follow Caux-Glion till you get to the village of Glion, then follow the Clinique Valmont sign.
Clinique Valmont was founded in 1905 by a doctor from Lausanne, Dr. Henri-Auguste Widmer, who studied with Charcot and developed an interest in interest in mental illness in the early years of his career. He completely devoted himself to the study of digestive, nutritional and nervous disorders. For more than a century, the clinic has been providing neurological treatment for patients with degenerative or cardiovascular diseases, and poly-traumatized patients. The clinic is one of the leading rehabilitation centres in Switzerland. It was acquired by the Swiss Medical Network in 2005 and refurbished in 2006.
Valmont Clinic fosters the highest quality of patient safety in a comfortable and convenient care setting. With a team of professionals working together for the patients’ health and healing, the clinic provides skilful healthcare in the areas of neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation in an idyllic environment. The clinic’s multidisciplinary team are experts and they have experienced to provide the best health care.
Clinique Valmont has developed at a remarkable rate providing high-quality services over the years for its patients. The clinic is housed in modern facilities and equipped with the latest medical technology. Valmont upholds quality policies that focus on the continuous improvement of the quality of service provided in the following areas:
Clinique Valmont is a member of the (ANQ) Switzerland National Association for Quality Development, and as a result of this membership, the clinic measures patient satisfaction, readmissions, falls and bedsores, a registry of orthopaedic implants and nosocomial infections throughout the year. The clinic adheres to the consistent implementation of procedures, operating an open system of health and safety to ensure best practices in accordance with intentional standards.
Areas of Specialization
Clinique Valmont provides an excellent healthcare service that ensures the highest possible standards of quality care to every patient. The team of health professionals sees the patients as individuals with unique needs and this brings about its consistent level of success. Every patient has an individual journey explicitly determined by pre-evaluation, through treatment and aftercare, complemented by a holistic support. The clinic’s areas of specialization include neurological rehabilitation and orthopaedic rehabilitation.
Clinique Valmont offers integrated rehabilitation services for a wide range of neurological disorders. Patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions can benefit from neurological rehabilitation at Valmont. The clinic’s team of specialists provides the patients with neurological conditions with integrated care to help them increase their independence and mobility, speaking abilities, balance, and endurance as well as their emotional and physical wellbeing.
Clinique Valmont offers orthopaedic rehabilitation for patients who have lost freedom of movement due to an orthopaedic illness, surgery or injury. The clinic’s physical therapists are experts who provide personalized treatments to help the patients improve their strength, coordination, mobility, balance, and flexibility. Patients with inflammatory or degenerative or diseases of the bones and/or joints can benefit from osteo-articular and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Valmont combines high-quality technologies and treatments with evidence-based practice to help the patients recover from surgery or sports injury. The clinic also provides health care and treatment for other medical conditions such as fibromyalgia and inflammatory rheumatism such as rheumatoid arthritis.
The rehabilitation specialists work closely with orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists to provide expert care and support as the patients rebuild their strengths to go back to the life they love. The medical team of professionals at Valmont includes a dietician, neuropsychologists, speech therapists, sports coaches, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and specialized nurses.
Depending on individual cases, patients are admitted as inpatient or outpatient. After an assessment, patients are trained in a range of activities to rehabilitate mobility, sensibility, dexterity, and strength.
Facts & Figures
Clinique Valmont provides luxurious accommodation with modern facilities, featuring a variety of spacious rooms and suites with modern amenities and upscale comforts in a warm and relaxing environment. The clinic has 60 standard beds with large-scale rooms facing Lake Geneva and the Alps. There are over 100 employees dedicated to providing high-quality health care for patients in Valmont. The clinic’s team of staff also includes 10 physiotherapists, 7 occupational therapists, 4 neuropsychologists and 3 speech therapists, who cater to the needs of the patients.