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Inpatient Rehabilitation

The 12-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit within the Lufkin hospital includes intensive therapy for 3 hours a day, 5 days a week. Individualized assessment, diagnosis and treatment is provided within the rehabilitation unit that includes a large gym area located on the 1st floor of the hospital. 

The rehabilitation unit strives to meet the needs of our patients and their families through:

  • Individualized interdisciplinary assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and training for patient, family, and/or provider

  • A caring, compassionate and vigorous environment toward achieving maximum level of ability

  • A coordinated team approach

  • Referral sources for appropriate community resources and programs

  • Effective research-based practices

  • Large gym area that includes kitchen area for those patients with ADL (activities of daily living) needs

  • 12-bed unit with a transitional room for training

  • Wound care

Our Team of Professionals

The rehabilitation unit team consists of highly skilled clinicians from a variety of fields who work together to meet our patients’ needs.

  • Medical Director Jennifer Kalmer, M.D. is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

  • Licensed physical, occupational, and speech therapists working with patients and families to help restore maximum level of function

  • 24-hour nursing care, 7 days a week

  • Access to a case manager to assist with social and discharge needs

  • Dieticians assist with dietary needs to help with recovery

Admission

Upon referral, a screening process will be conducted that involves evaluation and review to determine appropriateness for admission to the unit. Upon admission, patients and families are provided orientation and made aware of activities such as weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, family/caregiver training sessions, and family conferences.

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