Admission Criteria

  • Patient must have an appropriate rehab-related diagnosis as determined by the admitting physician and accepting administrator of the hospital. This is a CMS/Medicare requirement for all inpatient rehabilitation facilities.
  • Patient must be medically stable to participate in three (3) hours of therapy per day or 15 hours of therapy over a seven-day period.
  • Patient must require the skilled services of at least two therapy disciplines: physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology.
  • Patient must require the care of a physician with expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Patient must have potential to participate and benefit from therapies.
  • Patient must have potential to achieve measurable rehabilitation objectives.
  • Patient must exhibit the desire to participate in therapies.
  • Patient must have an appropriate, realistic, post-rehabilitation discharge plan.
  • Patient requires acute inpatient nursing services.