Hillcrest Rehab Administrator Grace Knott Elected President of NPTA
Grace Knott, PT, GCS, rehab administrator for Hillcrest Rehab Services (hillcrestfirethorn.com), was recently elected president of the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. Knott has been a longtime member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Nebraska Chapter. In 2015, Knott was awarded the Mary Ellen Sacksteder Award by the NPTA for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of physical therapy. “Grace has been a tremendous advocate for the physical therapy profession her entire career,” said Matt Oestmann, vice president of Rehab & Post-Acute Services for Hillcrest Health Services.
Knott is a graduate of Kansas University in physical therapy and has extensive experience in acute, skilled nursing and outpatient settings as both a clinician and a manager. Her passion is working with the older adult, especially in the areas of fall risk reduction, dementia care and optimal aging. In her role at Hillcrest, Knott leads the rehab directors in Hillcrest’s post-acute rehab facilities, including Hillcrest Firethorn.
Hillcrest Firethorn is located at 8601 Firethorn Lane in Lincoln. For information about pre-planning your stay following an elective surgery, visit hillcrestfirethorn.com.