The Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is staffed with professionals who are dedicated to providing the care necessary to meet individual needs in an environment that promotes wellness, confidence and independence.
If you need rehabilitation prior to returning home, ask your physician or discharge planner about Union Hospital's Inpatient Rehabilitation Center. Inpatient rehabilitation offers many advantages for recovery – 24-hour nursing care, extensive daily therapy with licensed professionals, and family involvement, to name a few.
You and your family are welcome to visit the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center on the 3rd floor of Union Hospital for a tour and to meet our team. For more information about our services or to schedule tour, call 330.365.3806.
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Center serves patients who have experienced a range of medical conditions or are recovering from surgery. They can include, but are not limited to:
- Hip fracture.
- Parkinson's disease.
- Multiple sclerosis.
- Brain surgery or injury.
- Spinal cord injury or surgery.
- Neurologic disorders.
- Cardiac conditions.
- Other debilitating illness or injury.
Patient will be reviewed on an individual basis. A potential patient's medical needs and current levels of functioning will be considered.
An inpatient specialist physician is always in the hospital, every day, around the clock. In addition to a physician, our rehabilitation inpatients have the full array of hospital testing services available to them.
The professionals at the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center achieve positive results faster, returning patients to their normal lives sooner than they would experience in off-site rehab facilities. We are dedicated to providing the care necessary to meet individual needs in an environment that promotes wellness, confidence and independence. Our treatment team works together to maximize recovery and ensure the best possible care.
Our team includes, but is not limited to:
- Medical director.
- Consulting cardiologist, neurologist, orthopedics and other specialty physicians.
- Rehabilitation nurses.
- Physical and occupational therapists.
- Speech/language pathology.
- Respiratory therapists.
- Social workers.
You and your family are welcome to visit the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Union Hospital for a tour and to meet our team. For more information about our services or to schedule a free pre-admission screening, call 330.365.3806.
Kent Swarny, RN
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I have visitors?
Visits from family and friends are encouraged, and their participation in each patient's treatment and educational programs is recommended. Visiting hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and noon to 8 p.m. weekends. We want each patient to receive the maximum benefit from the program; therefore, we respectfully request that visitors not interrupt treatment schedules or rest breaks.
What should I bring?
Since each patient will participate in therapies and activities each day in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, we recommend packing the following items:
- Exercise clothing and rubber-soled shoes for exercise (several changes of exercise clothing are recommended).
- Sleepwear, bathrobe and slippers.
- Nightgown or pajamas.
- Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
- Grooming items such as shaving equipment, hair brushes, and make-up.
- Glasses and/or hearing aids.
- Assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
We encourage patients to bring items that will make the stay with us comfortable. Please refrain from bringing expensive or irreplaceable items such as jewelry or large sums of money.
Family and/or friends will need to launder your clothing for you while you are with us.
Will insurance pay?
Medicare and most insurances pay for the rehabilitative services provided by the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Union Hospital and most insurance plans also cover co-payment responsibility. A hospital representative can answer any questions regarding benefits and coverage.