Acute Rehabilitation is a specialty that provides an intensive inpatient program to enable people who have experienced a major injury, disorder, or illness to regain the skills needed to return to their families and community.
Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital’s Acute Rehabilitation Program is located on the forth floor and has direct access to Mercy Medical Center. There are 30-beds designated for acute rehabilitation patients, ranging from adolescents to seniors. A full team of doctors, therapists and certified rehabilitation nurses are available to provide the medical rehabilitative care necessary to meet each patient's individual needs and to achieve optimal outcomes.
Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital’s inpatient acute rehabilitation program is a structured, intensive program designed to increase independence in daily living tasks and designed to restore functional independence.
Our team of professionals works with the patient and family to establish realistic and measurable goals for a successful rehabilitation stay. The patient's and family’s active involvement is included in every phase of rehabilitation from admission to discharge, including optional family meetings, one-on-one education/training and home evaluations. Weldon’s multidisciplinary team ensures a customized continuum of care to best suite each individual patient.
The program provides rehabilitation for patients with functional loss due to disability, illness or injury, including but not limited to, the following common diagnoses:
- Stroke – Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA)
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Neurological/Neuromuscular Conditions
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Multiple Trauma
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Hip Fractures
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Degenerative Neurological Disorders
- Complex Medical Conditions
- Bariatric Rehabilitation