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Rehabilitation - Inpatient

Rehabilitation - Inpatient

Delivering comprehensive recovery and rehabilitation programs

The Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit focuses on delivering comprehensive recovery and rehabilitation programs to patients with neurological conditions.

Southwest General Hospital’s state-of-the-art Acute Rehabilitation services are an integral part of helping patients recover from neurological disorders.  The services that are provided correlate with and complement the highly regarded care provided by the Neurosciences Department. These services are focused on:

  • Helping patients overcome their disorders
  • Developing the daily living skills necessary to live with their conditions
  • Involving family members in the rehabilitation process
  • Providing individualized programs that recognize progress and encourage improvement
  • Becoming as independent as possible to return home and re-enter the community
  • Continuing education and outpatient services

Specialized Approaches for Quality Outcomes

Our interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals works with each patient to help them achieve maximum function based on their conditions, abilities and needs.  Irrespective of a whether or not a patient’s condition has resulted from disease or injury, the acute rehabilitation team works patiently to help them achieve physical conditioning and recover confidence and a desire to achieve the best outcomes possible.  Individualized approaches are provided for patients who have experienced conditions such as:

  • Impaired mobility, balance and coordination
  • Limited strength and range of motion
  • Sensory loss or visual/perception problems
  • Cognitive problems (issues with memory, problem-solving, etc.)
  • Speech and communication problems
  • Swallowing disorders

A Continuum of Care Focused on Helping a Wide Variety of Patients

Neurological patients come to us for rehabilitation as a result of a wide variety of diagnoses. These include but are not limited to

  • Brain injuries
  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Congenital deformity
  • Neurological disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Guillain-Barre
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Conditions made worse by other illness

Our skilled professionals tailor each patient’s rehabilitation with a plan that addresses their specific needs while making a special effort to accommodate their individuality and personality. We respect their dignity and work diligently to help them overcome the challenges they are experiencing.

For More Information

Patients and their family members are encouraged to call to discuss rehabilitation therapy services or arrange a tour. For more information or questions about Acute Rehabilitation, please call 440-816-4545.

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