The questions below are those most frequently asked by our rehab patients and their families. If you have a question that isn’t answered below, please contact us.
How big is your rehab facility and where is it located?
Regional One Health Rehabilitation Hospital 30-bed comprehensive rehabilitation facility.
How are patients admitted to the hospital?
Patients are referred by their doctor, case manager, nurse or therapist following an injury or elective surgery. Once we receive a call, an admissions nurse liaison will visit the patient to discuss rehabilitation. The physician and nurse will evaluate the patient’s medical needs. Then in coordination with the rehab physician, the admissions office will pre-certify their insurance and assist in arranging for admission.
What types of patient injuries and diseases are treated?
Adults who have burns, multiple trauma, neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, orthopedic problems and joint replacements, spinal cord injuries, stroke, those who experience debilitation following surgery, oncology treatments, and extended hospitalization, and traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury or disease.
What type of services and therapy are offered?
The following types of rehab services are offered to our patients:
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Recreation therapy
- Speech therapy
- Social work
- Rehabilitation nursing care
- Medical services provided by a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician
- Special consultants are available to meet other rehab needs
Can you accommodate rehab patients with other special medical problems?
Yes. Many patients have pre-existing medical problems like diabetes or high blood pressure, take blood thinning medications, or have feeding or breathing tubes and other respiratory complications. The rehab doctor coordinates treatment of complicated medical conditions with the patient’s specialists.
Our nursing staff is fully trained in all general medical conditions, with specialization in rehabilitation nursing.
What is the staff-to-patient ratio?
The nurse to patient ratio is typically one to two nurses per six to seven patients. In therapy, each therapist is assigned five to six patients and therapy is provided primarily on a 1:1 basis. Group therapy activities are also included.