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Inpatient Rehabilitation

The 12-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit within the Lufkin hospital includes intensive therapy for three hours a day, five days a week. Individualized assessment, diagnosis and treatment is provided within the rehabilitation unit that includes a large gym area located on the first 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, seven days a week

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

  • Dieticians assist with dietary needs to help with recovery


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.

Our Awards
 Top Hospital 2018 - Leap Frog Group
 Joint Commission Gold Seal
 CPC Accredited PCI
 CHEX Top 100 Overall Medical
 CHEX Top 100 Neuro
 CHEX Top 100 Vascular 2018
 CHEX Top 10% Overall
 CHEX Top 10% Pulmonary
 CHEX Top 10% Gastro
 CHEX Top 10% Heart Attack
 CHEX Top 10% Ortho
 WCA - ABH Patient Safety 2018
 WCA Cancer Center 2018
 WCA Heart Care 2018
 CAP Accreditation
 AACVPR Cardiac Rehab
 HeartCARE Center
 ACR Accredited
 GWTG Silver Plus Target Stroke
 Center of Excellence RS
 Center of Excellence MIS
 Center of Excellence MIG
 Center of Excellence HS