St. Luke's Acute Rehabilitation Unit
Philosophy of Care
Improving the functional independence of those we serve.
It is St. Luke's Acute Rehabilitation Unit policy that all team members will act in a manner consistent with the mission, philosophy and operating policies of the program.
Our goal is to provide a comprehensive rehabilitation program of the highest quality.
Criteria for Acute Rehabilitation Care
A patient is appropriate for acute rehabilitation if they:
- Require daily access to a rehabilitation physician, who will oversee the patient's medical needs and functional plan of care
- Require 24-hour rehabilitation nursing
- Able to tolerate a relatively intense therapy program, consisting of at least three hours of therapy (PT, OT, or Speech Therapy) five days a week
- Need at least two types of therapy
- Have the ability to achieve rehabilitation goals in a reasonable period of time.
Conditions and Treatments
St. Luke's Acute Rehabilitation Unit provides prgrams and services for patients who have suffered functional loss due to a disabling illness or injury, including the following:
- Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO)
- The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
National Brain Injury Association - Brain Injury Association of America
National Spinal Cord Injury Association - NSCIA
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