Services

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation vs. Skilled Nursing Facility

Making sure you have the proper therapy is vital. Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation provides these additional services that are not available at most skilled nursing facilities:

  • Assessments from a rehabilitation physician 5 times a week
  • Specialized, trained rehabilitation nursing staff and clinicians, which include:
    • Physiatrist
    • Psychologist
    • Nurses with training and certification in Rehabilitation Nursing (CRRN)
    • Recreational Therapist
    • Speech/Language Pathologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Physical Therapist
  • A minimum of 3 hours of therapy daily which results in less time in the hospital
  • On-site Radiology and Laboratory
  • 24-hour RN staffing
  • PM&R physician (doctors specializing in physical rehab medicine)
  • Weekly interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Prosthetic & orthotic services
  • Extensive family/caregiver training
  • Wheelchair Clinic
  • Specialized equipment specific to you diagnosis
  • Home evaluations as needed
  • Transition planning for safe discharge
  • No 3-day acute care admission prior to hospitalization required
  • Pool therapy

You may want to consider Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation to improve your quality of life. For more information, please call:  (850) 494-6169, (850) 494-6176 or (850) 494-5131.

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation vs. Long Term Acute Care Facility

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation offers some of the same services as an LTAC, i.e.

  • IV therapy
  • Wound care
  • 24 Hour respiratory therapy
  • Occupational/Physical/Speech therapy
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Clinical dietician
  • 24-hour radiology & laboratory services
  • PEG tube care/education
  • Dialysis (with approval)

Listed below are additional services acute inpatient rehab offers that an LTAC does not routinely provide:

  • Assessment from a Rehabilitation Physician 5 times a week
  • Rehabilitation-focused care
  • A minimum of 3 hours of therapy daily
  • Specialized equipment specific to your diagnosis
  • Short-term intensive rehabilitation
  • Time in hospital based on your functional improvement
  • Psychologist on site
  • Recreational therapy
  • Diabetic education to prepare for discharge
  • Extensive family training
  • Family members can stay with you in select cases
  • Pool therapy

You may want to consider Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation to improve your quality of life. For more information, please call: (850) 494-6169, (850) 494-6176 or (850) 494-5131.

For more information on West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, call (850) 494-6100 or (800) 342-1123.

Rehabilitation Institute
8383 North Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL, 32514
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