UM Rehab & Ortho Institute vs A Skilled Nursing Facility
Why Select UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Versus a Skilled Nursing Facility?
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is an acute care rehabilitation hospital, which means that it offers a higher intensity of therapy than is found in other levels of care. UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute employs over one hundred therapists throughout its network of facilities to treat patients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. All patients admitted to UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute receive 24 hours of care by registered nurses who specialize in the rehabilitation process. Patients are seen 5-7 days per week by our staff physicians who are board-certified in various fields of rehabilitation medicine, and there is always a physician (Hospitalist) in house 24 hours/7 days a week. Patient-focused, comprehensive medical and rehabilitation care is UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute’s specialty.
Our experienced professionals are continuously trained to keep pace with the latest developments in rehabilitative care. Such ongoing education and training includes professional development opportunities for all clinical staff and community outreach programs to raise awareness of the challenges facing people with disabilities. Both our physicians and clinical staff are engaged in research initiatives designed to develop new practices and improve patient outcomes.
Our expertise and focus continues to be a draw for many patients and families who understand that going a little beyond what is necessary may be they key to getting home a little faster.