Acute Rehabilitation Unit

The Acute Rehabilitation Unit offers intense inpatient services for individuals who have experienced functional loss or disability as a result of an accident, illness, or injury. This area includes 51 private patient rooms and an 11-room secured Brain Injury Unit.

Ours is the only rehabilitation program in Berks County accredited by the independent Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Comprehensive Care

The Acute Rehabilitation Unit serves patients recovering from the following conditions:

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Brain injury
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Congenital deformity
  • Degenerative and progressive neurological disorders
  • Head injury
  • Orthopedic conditions resulting in loss of function
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke

Admissions to Acute Rehabilitation

In order to be admitted to the Acute Rehabilitation Unit, a patient must:

  • require at least two forms of therapy in an inpatient setting.
  • be able to participate in three or more hours of therapy each day for at least five days a week.
  • be medically stable.
  • have the potential to improve function or achieve independence.
  • require ongoing medical management and nursing care.
  • be willing to follow the discharge plan developed jointly by the interdisciplinary team and the patient.