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Why Rehab in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility



often when you're in the hospital a lot of information comes out you quickly eventually a discharge planner case manager doctor or all three tell you and your loved ones that rather than going home rehab in an inpatient facility may be a better option to continue your recovery you might have a lot of questions the first is likely why inpatient rehab this is where your clinical liaison can help clinical yeas ons are here to help you and your family find the right setting for your individual situation they can answer questions about insurance and offer guidance to make your transition from the hospital go as smoothly as possible inpatient rehab is a positive choice for your recovery studies show that inpatient rehab provides the best chance for returning home and lowers your risk of going back to the hospital it also gives you more direct attention from doctors and nurses that helps you get home more quickly once you're admitted you'll be surrounded by a group of rehabilitation experts who will tailor an intensive rehabilitation plan around your specific needs the team is led by a rehabilitation physician who will work with you and your loved ones to help you prepare for life outside the hospital during your stay you will also receive 24 hour a day medical oversight we can't ensure it will be an easy road it will be work but it may be the most important work of your life your doctor will check in on your progress regularly and a weekly team conference will be held to review and update your care plan track your progress and set the goals that will help you get home your involvement and the involvement of your family is incredibly important in your recovery so your family will be asked to learn and take part in all areas of your care please always share any questions you or your family have about your goals and overall care journey with your care team you can expect to participate in three hours of therapy five days a week the intensity of your treatment is based on your condition and ability but it's typically a combination of 30 and 60 minutes they're apiece throughout the day provided by physical and occupational therapists speech therapy is also offered when your condition requires it an important member of your team is your case manager case managers work with you throughout your state as successfully preparing you for life outside the hospital they work with you into but post 3 how to follow-up appointments and order any equipment you may need now that you know what to expect there are a few things you should bring to help you get situated first a week supply of comfortable clothing which should include loose-fitting shirts blouses pants and shorts sturdy sneakers undergarments and socks a nightgown or pajamas a robe and a sweater if you tend to get cold and don't forget to bring any necessary personal items such as eyeglasses hearing aids cosmetics and toiletries we are looking forward to working with you know that we are committed to helping you regain your independence and getting you back to your life you

Glenn Chapman

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