Scope of Service

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Inpatient Rehabilitation

We treat adults age 18 and greater who meet the following criteria:

  • Need for an active and ongoing therapeutic intervention of an intensive interdisciplinary rehabilitative program and can tolerate/participate in therapy at least: 3 hours daily, 5 days a week; or 15 hours over 7 days. 
  • Need for two or more of these therapeutic interventions: Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.
  • Requires nursing care/supervision 24 hours per day by a nurse with training in rehabilitation care.
  • The medical and rehabilitative complexity must require physician intervention and oversight by a Rehabilitation Physician (Physiatrist).
  • The mental and physical condition, premorbid and current, indicates the patient has potential for rehabilitation and expectation for functional/practical improvement is reasonable. Improvement can be expected in a reasonable period. 
  • The goals are realistic for patient’s age, premorbid status, diagnosis, and expected improvement, including assessment of rehabilitation potential.
  • The psychological and behavioral status allows participation in the rehabilitation process, regardless confusion, agitation or behavioral issues due to their neurological injury.
  • Must have a realistic discharge plan and/or family support system. 
  • Must be able to meet AdventHealth financial criteria.
  • Patients with a spinal cord injury, regardless of etiology, level of injury, or comorbidities and accepted except for those with complete quadriplegia
  • We do not accept patient who require mechanical ventilation

Our two inpatient units are currently located within the Orlando and Winter Park hospitals 

Our skilled team consists of 

  • 24-hour specialty-trained rehabilitation nursing care
  • Daily oversight by a Rehabilitation Physician (Physiatrist)
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy provided for combined minimum of 3 hours a day at least 5 days a week from 7am to 7pm
  • Recreational therapists on site 7 days a week

In addition, we offer a wide range of services in-house case management, psychology, dieticians, and chaplains. 

We provide specialty medical care, imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, and respiratory services on-site

Orders for these services are addressed within 24 hours and critical values are communicated to the physician within 30 minutes of results

Dialysis services are provided on-site, either directly or by referral 

Orthotics and prosthetic services are coordinated in conjunction with local orthotic and prosthetic companies. 

We offer a modified schedule of 900 therapy minutes over a 7 days period to our patients who meet the criteria for an inpatient rehabilitation but require accommodations due to precautions, restrictions, or medical complications

We accept Medicare, Managed Medicare, Commercial insurance, Medicaid and self-pay

We work directly with patients, insurance companies, and care managers to communicate coverage and associated costs based on the individual insurance plan

A typical length of stay ranges from 5-25 days but the average length of stay is 13 days

We accept referrals from multiple sources including physicians, care managers, insurance companies, advocates, families and patients. Our admissions team can be reached at Call407-303-5688

Based on the individual needs and stated goals, we provide or arrange for resources, services, support, and/or interventions in the areas of accessibility, life roles, adjustment to disability, medical needs, durable medical equipment, assistive technology, orthotics/prosthetics, sexual education, vocational rehabilitation, driver rehabilitation, substance use counseling/treatment, community participation/reintegration, mental health and any other common secondary conditions

Our goal is that all our patients can return home after their inpatient rehabilitation stay

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Patients served: Adults 18 years and older who have sustained a traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury 

We will accept patients with a brain injury at either of our locations, but the majority are admitted to the unit located at the Orlando campus  

Our skilled team consists of 

  • 24-hour specialty-trained rehabilitation nursing care including Brain Injury Certified nurses at the Orlando campus
  • Daily oversight by a Rehabilitation Physician (Physiatrist)
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy provided for combined minimum of 3 hours a day at least 5 days a week from 7am to 7pm; many therapists are Certified Brain Injury Specialists
  • Recreational therapists on site 7 days a week at both locations, with a Certified Brain Injury Specialty Recreation Therapist at the Orlando campus

In addition, we offer a wide range of services in-house case management, psychology, dieticians, and chaplains. 

We provide specialty medical care, imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, and respiratory services as needed on-site

  • Orders for these services are addressed within 24 hours and critical values are communicated to the physician within 30 minutes of results

Dialysis services, if needed, are provided on-site either directly or by referral

Orthotics and prosthetic services are coordinated in conjunction with local orthotic and prosthetic companies. 

We offer a modified schedule of 900 therapy minutes over a 7 days period to our patients who meet the criteria for an inpatient rehabilitation but require accommodations due to precautions, restrictions, or medical complications, including modifications for behavioral or participation restrictions

We accept Medicare, Managed Medicare, Commercial insurance, Medicaid and self-pay

We work directly with patients, insurance companies, and care managers to communicate coverage and associated costs based on the individual insurance plan

Length of stay ranges from 4-26 days but the average length of stay for our brain injury population is 11 days

We accept referrals from multiple sources including physicians, care managers, insurance companies, advocates, families and patients. Our admissions team can be reached at Call407-303-5688

Based on the individual needs and stated goals, we provide or arrange for resources, services, support, and/or interventions in the areas of accessibility, life roles, adjustment to disability, medical needs, durable medical equipment, assistive technology, orthotics/prosthetics, sexual education, vocational rehabilitation, driver rehabilitation, substance use counseling/treatment, community participation/reintegration, mental health and any other common secondary conditions

Our goal is that all our patients can return home after their inpatient rehabilitation stay

Education and patient/family training are a key focus of our program. 

The treatment team educates the patients and their families continuously throughout their recovery. This education is determined based on the patient’s needs and is focused towards successful and sustained reintegration into the community and life roles. 

Patients are introduced to our Brain Injury support group and to the benefits of peer support in the recovery for the patient and the family. 

Health maintenance and the reduction of further complications is stressed in conjunction with the need for continued follow-up with the patient’s primary care physician and /or specialists

Stroke Rehabilitation

Patients served: Adults 18 years and older who have sustained a stroke 

We will accept patients with a stroke at either of our locations, but the majority are admitted to the unit located at the Winter Park campus  

Our skilled team consists of 

  • 24-hour specialty-trained rehabilitation nursing care 
  • Daily oversight by a Rehabilitation Physician (Physiatrist)
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy provided for combined minimum of 3 hours a day at least 5 days a week from 7am to 7pm; a Certified Brain Injury Specialist is available at both locations
  • Recreational therapists on site 7 days a week at both locations, 

In addition, we offer a wide range of services in-house case management, psychology, dieticians, and chaplains. 

We provide specialty medical care, imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, and respiratory services as needed on-site

  • Orders for these services are addressed within 24 hours and critical values are communicated to the physician within 30 minutes of results

Dialysis services, if needed, are provided on-site either directly or by referral

Orthotics and prosthetic services are coordinated in conjunction with local orthotic and prosthetic companies. 

We offer a modified schedule of 900 therapy minutes over a 7 days period to our patients who meet the criteria for an inpatient rehabilitation but require accommodations due to precautions, restrictions, or medical complications, including modifications for functional or participation restrictions

We accept Medicare, Managed Medicare, Commercial insurance, Medicaid and self-pay

We work directly with patients, insurance companies, and care managers to communicate coverage and associated costs based on the individual insurance plan
Length of stay ranges from 3-40 days but the average length of stay for our stroke population is 14 days

We accept referrals from multiple sources including physicians, care managers, insurance companies, advocates, families and patients. Our admissions team can be reached at Call407-303-5688

Based on the individual needs and stated goals, we provide or arrange for resources, services, support, and/or interventions in the areas of accessibility, life roles, adjustment to disability, medical needs, durable medical equipment, assistive technology, orthotics/prosthetics, sexual education, vocational rehabilitation, driver rehabilitation, substance use counseling/treatment, community participation/reintegration, mental health and any other common secondary conditions

Our goal is that all our patients can return home after their inpatient rehabilitation stay

Education and patient/family training are a key focus of our program. 

The treatment team educates the patients and their families continuously throughout their recovery. This education is determined based on the patient’s needs and is focused towards successful and sustained reintegration into the community and life roles. 

Patients are introduced to our stroke support group and to the benefits of peer support in the recovery for the patient and the family. 

Health maintenance and the reduction of further complications is stressed in conjunction with the need for continued follow-up with the patient’s primary care physician and /or specialists

Inpatient Rehabilitation FAQs

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How do I get in to your Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility program?

We accept referrals from physicians, care managers, insurance companies, advocates, families and patients. Our admissions team can be reached at Call407-303-5688. We will be happy to help you navigate the referral.

Are all Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and programs the same?

No. Unlike some other Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities in the Orlando area, AdventHealth Inpatient Rehabilitation is CARF Accredited. CARF Accreditation is awarded only to Rehabilitation Facilities who conform to proven standards that focus on continually improving the care provided. AdventHealth Inpatient Rehabilitation is accredited in Stroke, Brain Injury, and Comprehensive care.

What insurances do you take?

We take all insurances; however, some health plans do not cover Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility care. Our admissions team will work with your care manager to communicate coverage based on your insurance plan.

What diagnoses do you treat?

AdventHealth Inpatient Rehabilitation offers medical and rehabilitation treatment for adults 18 years an older who have sustained a new injury or onset of illness including:

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Guillian-Barre syndrome
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Multiple Medical conditions

Please note that not all patients with these diagnoses require an Inpatient Rehabilitation admission, and each patient is subject to insurance benefits guidelines. 

I have been accepted into AdventHealth Inpatient Rehabilitation, what should I bring?

You will be expected to get up and dressed every day. Please pack as if you are going on a trip. This includes:

  • An assortment of comfortable clothes 
  • Footwear and socks
  • Sleepwear
  • Undergarments
  • Toothbrush
  • Comb or hairbrush
  • Shaving supplies
  • Deodorant
  • Make-up
  • Shampoo and other hair care products
  • Hair Dryer
  • Eyeglasses
  • Dentures
  • Hearing aids/batteries
Who is the care team?
  • You and your family
  • Physical Medicine Physician
  • Team Manager
  • Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Care Manager
  • Dietician
  • Chaplain
What should I expect once I arrive?

The first few days of your stay will include evaluation of self-care and mobility skills, as well as a cognitive evaluation. The evaluation will include you and your family. We will work with you to identify your personal goal to formulate your care plan. Our goal is to get every patient back to home safely after their Inpatient Rehabilitation stay. We may recommend home modifications and equipment needed to allow maximum independence at home.