Comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services are provided to individuals with orthopedic, neurologic and other medical conditions of recent onset or regression who have experienced a loss of function in activities of daily living, mobility, cognition or communication. Type of patients admitted to the Rehabilitation Unit include, however are not limited to, those with a diagnosis of stroke, spinal cord injury or dysfunction, brain injury, amputation, multiple trauma, hip fracture or joint replacement, arthritis, congenital deformity, burns or other progressive neurologic syndromes such as Gullian Barre, Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The patient population includes adults 18 years and over. Care is provided on an 8-bed unit located on the third floor of the hospital.
Services provided include rehabilitation medicine, rehabilitation nursing, physical and occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, social work, psychology and recreational activities. In addition prosthetics/orthotics are provided when necessary through affiliate agreements with external organization. Rehabilitation medical care is provided by a physician who is qualified by training and experience.
All services are provided by qualified individuals inclusive of Registered Nurses, LPN's Registered Physical Therapist, LPTA's, Registered Occupational Therapists, COTA's, Licensed Speech & Language Pathologists, Masters prepared Social Worker, BSW's or equivalent, Licensed Psychologist and Psychological Associates/Assistants, Certified Prosthetists/Orthotists and other qualified individuals under the guidelines of State Licensure laws and professional standards of practice. The following aspects of care are provided: