Choosing an Acute Rehab Provider

A 12-point checklist for patients and families

The following list of questions can help you evaluate the best possible rehabilitation settings:

helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Does the hospital offer advanced therapies and techniques, leading-edge technologies, and clinical research in a rehabilitation center?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Is care provided by an interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals under the direction of a physician who specializes in physical rehabilitation and medicine or neurology?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Is the medical staff available around the clock to manage your complex medical needs and monitor your progress?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Do specialized rehabilitation nurses manage your daily care?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Do experienced physical, occupational and speech therapists tailor a comprehensive treatment plan to your specific needs and provide therapy for a minimum of three hours a day, five or six days a week?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Are psychology and neuropsychology services available to help you cope with the many challenges you may face?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Will you and your family meet regularly with the rehabilitation team to discuss goals, progress and discharge plans?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Does the hospital provide a continuum of inpatient through outpatient care, including a range of specialty services, such as prosthetics and orthotics, and access to community resources?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Are patient and family education programs, training and support groups available?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Does the hospital offer state-of-the-art equipment in a dynamic rehabilitation environment?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Does the hospital measure patient outcomes and satisfaction and do they make this information available?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitation Is the hospital accredited by an independent, nationally recognized organization, such as The Joint Commission and/or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)?
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