When an accident or illness affects your ability to live an active life, Clinch Valley Health's Inpatient Rehab Unit can put you on the road to recovery, close to home. The Unit features all private rooms with necessary medical equipment as well as the amenities of home. Our Inpatient Rehab Unit provides rehabilitation in the form of daily Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy. We are dedicated to helping people get past the hurdles of recovery and back to their lives, to work, family, active retirement, and independent living.
Who is a Candidate?
In order for patients to meet criteria for acute rehabilitation, they must be below their prior level of function, be able to tolerate at least 3 hours of therapy (broken up and given throughout the day), and must qualify for two therapies (OT, PT, or Speech). Examples of patients that may qualify for Acute Rehab are:
- Hip fracture- patients must have medical conditions that need to be monitored in the hospital setting and requiring at least moderate assistance with therapy
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Major Multiple Trauma
- Neurological Disorders- Guillain Barre, Multiple Sclerosis
- Cardiac patients
- Post – surgical patients
- Anoxic Brain Injury
Your Treatment Team
We subscribe to an interdisciplinary approach to your care. This means that everyone on our treatment team works together to ensure that you receive the best care and that we maximize your recovery. Your team includes, but is not limited to:
- Rehabilitation Nursing
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech/Language Pathology
- Social Worker/Case Manager
- You and Your Family
While in Our Hospital We Encourage You to:
- Participate in daily care such as dressing and grooming
- Join in individual and group leisure activities to help you resume normal activities
- Eat meals with other patients in the dining room.
- Participate in an individualized therapy program
What Should I Bring?
We want your experience to be like you are at home, so in the mornings you will get dressed and ready for the day. We will have you participating in therapies and activities each day, so you should bring:
- Clothing (several changes of exercise clothing is a popular choice)
- Rubber-soled shoes
- Bathrobe and slippers
- Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
- Grooming items such as shaving equipment, hair brushes, and make-up
- Glasses and/or hearing aids
- Assistive devices such as a walker
We encourage you to bring items that will make your stay with us comfortable. Please refrain from bringing expensive or irreplaceable items.
For more information, please call 800.424.DOCS.