Short-term Rehabilitation: You Have a Choice
You may have noticed ads and billboards in the region promoting short-term rehabilitation. But did you know you have the right to choose an inpatient rehabilitation facility following an illness or injury, such as an orthopedic injury, stroke, multiple trauma, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or amputation?
Here is why Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital may be your best choice:
- More experience. Good Shepherd has provided care in the community for more than 104 years and has operated an inpatient rehabilitation hospital since 1967.
- More therapy. You will receive a minimum of three hours of therapy for five of seven days each week. Therapy is provided seven days per week.
- Specialized clinical teams. Good Shepherd is the only rehabilitation hospital in the region with specialized clinical teams for stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury. The teams are led by physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitatation (PM&R).
- Specially trained nursing staff. Good Shepherd’s certified rehabilitation nurses (CRRNs) are specially trained to provide care to patients undergoing rehabilitation.
- Leading edge technology. No other hospital in the region has comparable assistive and rehabilitation technology for increasing, maintaining or improving the functional capability of people with injury or disability.
- Focused rehabilitation care. Good Shepherd is focused only on rehabilitation care and has the full range of expertise needed to diagnose and treat patients with various types of physical disabilities.
- Comprehensive rehabilitation. In addition to offering inpatient rehabilitation, Good Shepherd's PM&R physicians will follow your progress after discharge and may prescribe Good Shepherd's outpatient therapy and support services to help you achieve optimal outcomes.
- Outstanding outcomes. Unbiased national outcomes prove that many of Good Shepherd’s patients go home – not to a nursing home – sooner than patients of other rehab facilities in the region and nation.
- Esteemed accreditation. Good Shepherd is accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation on Rehabilitation Facilities), the highest level of rehabilitation accreditation.
- Compassionate, quality care. Good Shepherd’s commitment to compassionate care has been our trademark for more than a century.