Inpatient rehabilitation care
Goals | Scope of services | The rehabilitation team | Program sites | Easy Street Environments | Referral and admission | After your rehabilitation stay | Outcomes | Accreditation | Inpatient rehabilitation home page
The rehabilitation team
Combining the resources of a variety of specialists, the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of each person served are addressed by some or all of the following:
- Your personal physician is welcome to stay actively involved in your personal care, or will be informed of your progress.
- The physiatrist is a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He or she directs your rehabilitation program.
- The rehabilitation nurse provides individual nursing care and family teaching, reinforces the skills learned in therapy and assists in discharge planning.
- The occupational therapist helps gain independence in self-care skills including feeding, dressing, bathing and homemaking.
- The physical therapist helps gain independence in mobility skills including getting in and out of a bed and chair, walking or using a wheelchair, and going up and down stairs.
- The speech/language pathologist assists with listening, reading, speaking, writing and thinking skills, and also provides therapy for swallowing disorders.
- The therapeutic recreation specialist helps with resuming leisure skills, community reintegration and providing leisure resources.
- The social worker helps with community resources, discharge planning and advance directives.
- The rehabilitation psychologist cares for emotional needs and assists in coping.
- Additional services are provided by dietitians, vocational counselors, home care coordinators, financial counselors, chaplains and support staff.
Our team of health care professionals, along with you and your family, will develop a treatment plan to meet your unique needs. Family members are an important part of our team and are encouraged to participate in the rehab program.