inpatient rehabilitation facility


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inpatient rehabilitation facility

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A hospital or institution devoted to the care of those who have suffered a stroke or other form of neurological trauma. It provides multimodal care, including a minimum of three hours a day of occupational and physical therapy and close nursing and physician care at least five days a week.
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The patients with early admission to inpatient rehabilitation facility had a better functional independent measurement scores gain than the patients with delayed admission to inpatient rehabilitation facility (40.4 +- 11.4 vs.
Patients at the new inpatient rehabilitation facility will be treated for a variety of conditions that result in a loss of function.
PAM Rehab is under construction to become a two-story, 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility with approximately 56,220 rentable square feet.
Functional status was assessed by the FIM instrument items within the inpatient rehabilitation facility patient assessment instrument.
The acute care hospital comprises several floors of the medical center, and the inpatient rehabilitation facility is separate on the 6th floor of the medical center.
Liz Cook, RN, Mercy Health Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, PAI Coordinator
The results of those analyses, shown in Table 4, indicate that an increase in SNF payment rates is associated with a statistically significant decrease in the utilization of inpatient rehabilitation facility care--that finding is consistent with Buntin et al.
Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County's only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998.
They have a core interdisciplinary Amputation Care Team (physician, therapist, prosthetists) but may not have an associated CARF-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility or accredited prosthetic laboratory.
With the exception of some unique programs that integrate inpatient rehabilitation care into the acute care management of their patients, TBI inpatient rehabilitation usually begins after the individual is medically stabilized in the acute care setting and discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation facility. These TBI rehabilitation units can be embedded within a larger medical center or in a free standing rehabilitation facility.
(5) have studied a group of patients in a remote rural setting in South Africa where an inpatient rehabilitation facility is not available and where patients are discharged home into the care of relatives, despite significant levels of disability.