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Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital is the leading provider of rehabilitation after illness or injury. We are committed to helping you regain independence and achieve your goals.


Where to recover from a stroke | Encompass Health

Learn why a recent study concluded that inpatient rehabilitation is the superior setting of care for patients recovering from a stroke. The study included more than 99,000 stroke patients who received treatment at a skilled nursing facility or an inpatient rehabilitation hospital between January 2013 and November 2014.

blog.encompasshealth.com Studies continue to show that inpatient rehabilitation facilities are a better setting for care than a skilled nursing home


Combating the effects of mask wearing | Encompass Health

As Americans become more accustomed to wearing face masks in public, the ability to breathe normally has become a common concern. By taking the time to focus on how we breathe, there are ways we can actually maintain and improve our respiratory health while following mask guidance to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

blog.encompasshealth.com As Americans become more accustomed to wearing face masks in public, the ability to breathe normally has become a common concern. Many people have reported…


Recovering from COVID-19 | Encompass Health

Even though she appeared to be at low-risk of developing complications from COVID-19, Lynn Schaefer describes herself as “one of those people.” She wore a mask in public well before it was the norm, and even wiped down groceries before bringing them into her home. However, when her husband—who was deemed essential—was sent home with a fever, all those precautionary measures wouldn’t matter.

Lynn started inpatient rehabilitation after over a month in the acute care hospital and two weeks on a ventilator. See how rehabilitation helped her go from not being able to stand or walk to getting up and walking around on her own in just eight days.

blog.encompasshealth.com An eight-day stay in a rehabilitation hospitals helped Lynn Shaefer regain her indenepence after battling COVID-19 for more than two months


Kenny Santos' brain injury success story | Encompass Health

After complications from a routine surgery left him unresponsive and without a heartbeat for more than 15 minutes, Kenny Santos arrived at rehabilitation unable even to sit on his own. Read Kenny's amazing story of overcoming adversity to accomplish goals many thought he never would.

blog.encompasshealth.com How in patient rehabilitation helped Kenny Santos recover from a non-traumatic brain injury


How inpatient rehabilitation benefits patients with brain injury | Encompass Health

See how our hospitals are helping brain injury patients through therapy, technology and an interdisciplinary care team.

blog.encompasshealth.com Inpatient physical rehabilitation can help make the most of recovery following a brain injury.

Encompass Health wishes you and your family a happy, fun and safe 4th of July holiday!


What is intermittent fasting? | Encompass Health

Intermittent fasting has recently become a popular method to lose weight and improve health. But what exactly are the health benefits, and what’s the science behind this new trend?

blog.encompasshealth.com Learn about the health benefits, and what’s the science behind intermittent fasting


Having a stroke after giving birth | Encompass Health

Two weeks after having a baby, Terra Norris had a stroke. It would take weeks to recover and return home, which meant she couldn't see children due to visitor restrictions surrounding COVID-19.

When she arrived for rehabilitation, she was highly motivated—she wanted to hold her newborn daughter and hug her 3-year-old son. After two weeks, she was able to do just that.

blog.encompasshealth.com Two weeks after giving birth, Terra Norris had a storke. Learn how inpatient rehabilitation helped her care for yoru newboarn again


Why inpatient rehabilitation can’t wait, even during a pandemic | Encompass Health

While COVID-19 has changed many things about our daily lives, the need for inpatient rehabilitation remains. That’s because despite this pandemic, people will still have strokes and other debilitating conditions or injuries that can benefit from the intense therapy and around-the-clock nursing that inpatient rehabilitation provides.

blog.encompasshealth.com So much has changed during this pandemic. Schools and business have closed, and no longer are we offering handshakes and hugs. Instead we’re donning masks…


Being in inpatient rehabilitatioin during COVID-19 pandemic | Encompass Health

Brenda Stover was halfway through chemo treatments for pancreatic cancer, when she had an embolic stroke. See how she isn't letting a stroke or COVID-19 get in the way of her pancreatic cancer battle and getting back home.

blog.encompasshealth.com One patient shares her story of rehabilitation while battleing cancer and recovering from a stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic


Being a patient during a global pandemic | Encompass Health

In Bill and Loraine Manry’s 60 years of marriage, they’ve rarely spent a night apart. When a recent fall sent him to the hospital, that changed. “I cried when it happened, and said ‘we don’t need to go to the hospital now,’” Lorraine recalled. “We didn’t have a choice, though. I was so nervous with this virus and knowing I couldn’t be with him. I didn’t know what to expect.”

See how we are helping patients and their loved ones stay connected and informed during these times.

blog.encompasshealth.com What it's like to be a non-COVID patient in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic and how hospital teams are keeping patients connected to loved ones


Why COVID-19 patients need inpatient rehabilitation | Encompass Health

Many patients recovering from COVID-19 leave the hospital with physical and cognitive deficiencies, some too weak to even walk. Learn how a stay in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital could greatly help these patient regain functionality and motor skills from a team of physical, occupation and speech therapists.

blog.encompasshealth.com Some patients with COVID-19 require an extended stay in the hospital, often on a ventilator. These patients could benefit from the therapies and round the clock nursing inpatient rehabilitation provides to help them regain their strength and return home


Discounts and freebies during National Nurses Week 2020 | Encompass Health

This year has been designated as the “Year of the Nurse”, and it’s easy to see why. Their work is perhaps more visible and valued than ever before. In celebration of them, here’s a roundup of discounts and offers available to nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

blog.encompasshealth.com Here's a roundup of discounts and offers available to nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2020.


‘GMA’ Pet of the Week: Meet Brussels Sprout

It was exciting to see Brussels.Sprout on Good Morning America thanking Encompass Health nurses and therapists. We appreciate every letter, card, picture and kind word that we have received. We are so proud to be a part of this community, and know we are stronger together.

This dog uses its Instagram fame to lift the spirits of those who need it most and raise money for health care heroes.


Protecting your families from COVID-19 when you’re an essential worker

If you are a healthcare or essential worker, here are some tips on how to keep your loved ones safe.

blog.encompasshealth.com As healthcare professionals, we’re in the business of caring for people and keeping them safe, so it’s particularly troubling to worry about how that very work could be putting our loved ones at risk.

Looking for something for your children (or you—we won't judge) to do? We created five fun coloring pages!

We'd love to see your finished work by tagging Encompass Health or using #EncompassHealth.

To take it one step further, find an Encompass Health location near you and mail it directly to them to show your support.

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Building resilience to get through tough times | Encompass Health

When facing difficult times, it may be hard to remain resilient to everything going on around you. This is especially true for those who are currently serving on the front lines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips on how to build resilience.

blog.encompasshealth.com A little resilience can go a long way during uncertain times such as these. Here's how to build yours up to get through the tough times.


Companies show appreciation to coronavirus frontline responders with freebies | Encompass Health

From free coffee and doughnuts to discounted shoes and more, these companies have special offerings to those working on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis. Did we leave anyone out? Share them in the comments below.

blog.encompasshealth.com From signage to cheering healthcare workers on during shift changes, people around the nation are finding ways to say thanks to the frontline responders in…

We want to thank our employees and all healthcare workers for their hard work and dedication during these challenging times. We created this Facebook frame, so you can join us in showing your appreciation.

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Easing anxiety with a gratitude journal | Encompass Health

It can be difficult to stay positive during uncertain times such as these. Learn how a gratitude journal is an easy way to identify the positives things in your life and may help ease anxiety.

blog.encompasshealth.com It can be difficult to stay positive during uncertain times such as these. Our routines have been disrupted with schools, restaurants and local businesses closing…


Special shopping hours for seniors | Encompass Health

Looking for a list of retailers that are setting aside special shopping hours? Encompass Health has compiled one for those most vulnerable to the coronavirus.

Do you know of other retailers offering special accommodations? Share them below in the comments.

blog.encompasshealth.com More and more retailers are doing their part to help those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. According to the CDC, seniors and those with underlying…

We know that support from friends and family is so important to our patients. While we are restricting visitors at this time, please consider these other ways to stay connected with your loved one.

We want to thank all of our employees on the front lines and behind the scenes. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to patients, communities and each other. We are stronger together.


Coronavirus Resource Hub| Encompass Health

Learn more about how we are protecting our patients and employees and reducing the spread of COVID-19.

encompasshealth.com Our preparation plan for COVID-19 includes our existing infection control protocols, education for leadership and employees on the CDC’s recommendations for signs/symptoms, prevention and treatment as well as employee refresher training on use of personal protective equipment.

In response to recent guidance from the CDC and the increased prevalence of COVID-19, effective immediately, our hospital is no longer allowing visitors with the exception of a primary caregiver who needs training to prepare for a patient’s safe and efficient discharge home. Our primary goal in restricting visitors is to safeguard our patient population from contracting COVID-19. During this time, phone and video calls are encouraged as alternative methods of communication with patients.

Thank you for your understanding. Please call our hospital if you have additional questions.


Geisinger Encompass Health patient combats Guillain-Barre Syndrome | Encompass Health

See how Betty Spencer was able to walk just two weeks after Guillian Barre left her paralyzed and unable to speak or swallow.

blog.encompasshealth.com Betty Spencer quickly started losing function in her legs and arms due to Guillain Barre Syndrome. Geisinger Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital got her on the road to recovery.

Do you know the warning signs of a stroke? Remember F.A.S.T. to spot a stroke and to know when to call 9-1-1.


How inpatient rehabilitation can benefit cardiac patients | Encompass Health

Learn how after open-heart surgery some patients may benefit from cardiac rehabilitation in an inpatient rehabilitation setting.

blog.encompasshealth.com Inpatient rehabilitation can make a difference for patients who have experienced heart attack, bypass surgery and congestive heart failure.


Preventing sepsis in post-acute care | Encompass Health

Each year, nearly 270,000 Americans die as a result of sepsis according to the CDC. Learn about the innovative solution we have deployed to help combat the deadly condition.

blog.encompasshealth.com Encompass Health has deployed Cerner’s sepsis solution in all its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals to help combat the deadly condition

Join us this Thursday from 4 - 6 p.m. for our Heart Health Fair.


Encompass Health reflects on highlights from year one of its Together to End Stroke sponsorship | Encompass Health

From miniature golf to inspiring others through patient stories to educating communities on stroke, learn how Encompass Health is changing lives through its sponsorship with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

blog.encompasshealth.com By Barb Jacobsmeyer, EVP, President of Inpatient Hospitals As Encompass Health enters its second year of our national strategic sponsorship with the American Heart Association…


What to do when you stop getting better after a stroke | Encompass Health

Don't let a lull in your recovery after a stroke leave you feeling defeated. There could still be more to do.

blog.encompasshealth.com Shortly after a stroke recover tends to occur at a fast pace, but what do you do when your recovery begins to plateau?


The benefits of inpatient rehabilitation for spinal cord injury patients | Encompass Health

Learn how inpatient rehabilitation could help spinal cord injury patients relearn daily activities and lead an active life.

blog.encompasshealth.com Inpatient rehabilitation could help better prepare spinal cord injury patients to re-enter their communities and return home


Five common myths about occupational therapy | Encompass Health

No, occupational therapists do not help you find a job. Learn about what they really do and other common misconceptions about occupational therapists.

newsroom.encompasshealth.com Occupational therapists play a critical role in helping patients return to their everyday routines by helping them relearn every day tasks such as brushing teeth, dining, gardening and getting dressed.


CRRN: These letters matter when choosing rehabilitation | Encompass Health

In the alphabet soup that is medical acronyms, CRRN may not be one you are familiar with, but it’s one that matters a great deal. Learn what CRRN stands for and why it should be a factor in your rehabilitation care setting choice.

blog.encompasshealth.com Following a stroke or other life-changing illness, your doctor may refer you to inpatient rehabilitation. Where you receive this rehabilitation is your choice, and you’ll…

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Washington Regional

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Washington Regional, we are committed to delivering the highest quality care to our patients. Our clinical collaboration and cutting-edge technologies ensure patients receive the best care for their needs at all times. We’re proud to say our approach helps patients achieve better outcomes. For more information about our post-acute services or to set up a tour of our hospital, please call 479.444.2200 or visit: http://encompasshealth.com/fayettevillerehab.

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