Author / Presenter : Dolores Montero, PT, DPT, RAC-CTA
Dolores Montero, PT, DPT, RAC-CTA, is President of Montero Therapy Services, a geriatric private practice and an online consulting firm for long term care professionals and skilled nursing facilities.
As a Doctor of Physical Therapy with over 28 years in the field of geriatrics, Dr. Montero’s experience includes rehabilitation management, program development, education and consultation in the public, governmental and private sector throughout the country. Dr. Montero was recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist from 1999 through 2019, a designation that less than 2,700 physical therapists hold nationally. Dr. Montero achieved Certified Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT) status in 2012 and continues to be recognized by the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC). In May 2019, Dr. Montero achieved the level of RAC-CTA, designating exceptional knowledge in the SNF RAI /MDS process and area of clinical reimbursement in the SNF setting.
Dr. Montero established www.MonteroTherapyServices.com, an online Membership Website to provide training, education and support to those working in the long term care setting, including Rehab Managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, PT/OT assistants, MDS Nurses and administration. Montero Therapy currently supports members in all states and provides education to therapy professionals with a focus on Rehab Manager Training, MDS Training and compliance.
Dr. Montero is a long-standing member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and New York State Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) and has served in various capacities on the Board of Directors at the District and State levels. In addition to consulting, Dr. Montero presents nationally on topics including rehabilitation management, ethics and reimbursement in the skilled nursing facility setting. Dr. Montero has been featured in recent articles from GoDaddy and the New York Physical Therapy Association Member Spotlight.
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