Inpatient Rehab

The Rehab Center at Clarion Hospital

Inpatient Rehabilitation Services: specialized acute care rehabilitation focused on the whole person.

Choose To Rehab at Clarion Hospital:

While life has given you a difficult situation, we want you to be assured that The Rehab Center at Clarion Hospital is here to help you return to the highest level of Independence possible.

  • Program designed for medically complex and critically ill patients.
  • Medical Director coordinates with the our team to create a treatment plan.
  • Private rooms in our specialized rehabilitation unit for your comfort.
  • Located within the hospital with access to Lab, Radiology, Diagnostic and in house Physician Services.
  • Your stay with us begins with an assessment to determine the level of therapy that you require to re-master the skills of daily living.
  • Your therapy will begin as early as your first day, with sessions at least five days a week.

Our goal is to provide comprehensive care that is required for recovery and   restore our patient’s physical independence.

Your Stay With Us

We work with individuals of all ages with temporary or permanent functional disabilities.  Our intensive rehabilitation program is designed to accelerate recovery and provide for better outcomes.

We treat a diverse range of disabling injuries and illnesses including, but not limited to:

  • Stroke
  • Arthritis
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Hip
  • Debilitating Disease
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Multiple Trauma
  • Congenital Deformities
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Injuries Resulting From Trauma
  • Orthopedic Injury
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Certain Burns
  • Amputation
  • Multiple Sclerosis

What to bring with you:

  • Three changes of clothes (comfortable pants or shorts)
  • Sneakers
  • Night clothes
  • Robe
  • Sweater
  • Cosmetics and other personal toiletries
  • Glasses, hearing aids, and other personal items
  • Insurance cards
  • Books, knitting, or other things to fill your time

A Typical Day at the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

We understand every patient differs in their daily routine.  During your assessment, our staff creates a personalized schedule to promote healing and accelerated recovery.  Your day begins with our staff assisting in morning grooming and dressing for the day.

8:00 am Breakfast is Served

  • Morning Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

 12:00 pm Lunch is Served

  • Afternoon Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

 5:00 pm Dinner is Served  Followed By Free Time with Visitors

*Speech Therapy May Be Included In Treatment Schedule As Directed By Physician

Our Team

Medical Director:

Thomas J. Freenock, Jr., M.D., a board certified physiatrist, who leads our team in developing a treatment plan that’s specific to our patients needs.

Primary Care Physician:

Your physician works closely with our team to ensure all medical needs of our patient are being addressed.

Physical Therapy:

Our physical therapists create an exercise program for our patients to improve strength, stamina and muscle function.

Occupational Therapy:

Our occupational therapists work with our patients mastering daily activities such as dressing, toileting, grooming and meal preparation to enhance our patients overall independence.

Speech Therapy:

Our speech therapists work  with patients  to develop swallowing, speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.  Our therapist may train the patient to use alternate communication devices if speech is not possible.

Rehabilitation Nurse:

Our nursing staff supervise the 24 hour care of our patients and reinforce instructions of our other team members to promote healing.

Registered Dietitian:

Our dietitian assesses the patients nutritional status, develops a meal plan that supports the patients medical and functional needs.

Social Services & Case Manager:

Social Services and Case Manager are a central information and referral source beginning on the day of admission.  They can arrange for services, medical supplies and home equipment.  They work with each patient regarding advance directives and referrals to other community services.

Rehab Close to Home

Having family near while you recover is important in the recovery process.  Family and friends are encouraged to participate in the treatment plan as your loved one works with our team to regain motor and social skills.

Visiting Hours

Our visiting hours are tailored to our patients therapy needs.  Please check with your nurse to see what times are appropriate to receive visitors.  Children and pets are welcome ~ certain rules apply. Please note that latex balloons are not permitted as there are a high number of latex allergies.  Mylar balloons are acceptable.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you.  For more information on The Rehab Center at Clarion Hospital call 814-226-1213.