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Admission Criteria

  • General Inpatient Admission Criteria

    • The Patient has experienced a substantial loss in more than one domain of function due to the recent onset or change in their medical condition.
    • There is the potential to achieve substantial improvement in one or more domains of function if they are provided with a physician directed goal driven program.
    • The program must consist of rehabilitation including two or more skilled therapies totaling at least three hours of therapy time, five days per week. The only exception may be for a specific patient who can participate in 15 hours of therapy over a seven day period as determined by the physician.
    • Patient requires daily physician oversight by a physician with specialized rehabilitation training.
    • Patient requires 24 hours per day specialized rehabilitation nursing care and oversight.

    Program Specific Admission Criteria

    • The Inpatient Brain Injury Program accepts all levels of brain injury including severe disorder of consciousness. All referrals to this program will be carefully screened for admission by our brain injury medical director.
    • The Inpatient Spinal Cord Injury Program accepts patients at all levels of spinal cord injury of any cause, both traumatic and non-traumatic.
    • Patients on a ventilator will be carefully screened by our medical director for appropriateness prior to admission.

    Inpatient Medical Criteria

    • The patient has achieved moderate medical stability.
    • A patient’s special medical needs are within the scope of services of the facility.
    • The patient’s medical work-up and/or outstanding diagnostic tests have been completed.

    Inpatient Psycho-social Criteria

    • The patient wants to fully participate in the rehabilitation process.
    • The patient intends to be discharged home or to a community-based setting.
    • Family support when needed is available.
    • Insurance approval and/or other financial arrangements have been secured.