Inpatient rehabilitation provides the most intensive level of therapy offered within the community continuum of care. Patients are required to complete three hours of two therapies, six days per week. Inpatient rehabilitation benefits patients who are experiencing:

  • Poor mobility, balance, coordination
  • Limitations in self-care (bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, homemaking)
  • Weakness in arms, legs or trunk
  • Chronic pain
  • Changes in memory, thought process, reasoning and rational thinking
  • Speech and communication problems
  • Swallowing disorders

Diagnoses for Rehabilitation Therapy

Patients must have medical necessity to be admitted to this unit. Common diagnoses for rehabilitation therapy include:

  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Neurological disorders (Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, motor neuron diseases)
  • Hip fracture
  • Congenital deformity (Spina Bifida)
  • Burns
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus
  • General weakness
  • Pulmonary and cardiac conditions
  • Work injuries