Acute Rehabilitation Unit
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- Patients need to have recovered from the acute phase of their illness or injury. However, they must still require 24-hour physician management and nursing care and need comprehensive rehabilitation services.
- Patients must be able to participate in and tolerate three hours of therapy 5 of 7 days per week.
- Patients must need two forms of therapy disciplines; physical therapy and/or occupational therapy or speech therapy.
- Patients must have the expectation of returning to the community after their rehab stay; i.e. home, independent living, assisted living, or home with family/friend.
- A physician order is required for a patient to be admitted to the acute rehabilitation unit.
Referrals or inquiries from other hospitals, community resources, family members and concerned friends are welcome. For information, call 314-525-7226.
For information, please call our Health Access Line at 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.
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