Forrest General offers comprehensive inpatient medical rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation from a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. Patients of all ages utilize Forrest General's comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for a variety of reasons:
- Difficulty related to orthopedic surgery or injury
- Problems related to speech and swallowing
- Neurologic conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease
- Developmental problems involving infants and children
- Work-related injuries
- Athletic injuries
- Pain management
- Broken bones or other injuries from falls, sport injuries or accidents
All rehabilitation services are provided by licensed occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech pathologists and require physician referral for treatment. Services are provided on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
For more information about Forrest General's Rehabilitation Services, click on one of the links above, contact FGH OnCall at 1-800-844-4445, and press 1, from 2-10 p.m., seven days a week, or send an e-mail.
Forrest General Rehab Unit Ranked Top 3% In The Nation!
Forrest General's Rehabilitation unit ranked in the top 3 percent in the nation for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities by Uniform Data Systems for Medical Rehabilitation(UDSMR) in 2011.
The facility's ranking is based on three categories of results, designed to recognize high-performing facilities for quality patient care that is effective, efficient, timely and patient-centered:
- patient functional performance outcomes
- the percentage of patients that leave the unit and go home
- the percentage of patients that leave the unit and return to acute care.
"Through a team approach, Forrest General's Rehab progressed from the 59th percentile in 2010 to the 97th percentile in 2011," said Rehab Director Brenda Cain. "It takes passion and dedication to build a program like we have here at Forrest General Rehab. We are living our vision every day, which is to restore lives through a team approach because We C.A.R.E."
Forrest General Rehab specializes in rehabilitation services for patients with functional deficits such as strokes, trauma, spinal cord injury, head injury and other disabling impairments. Our passionate and supportive staff helps patients recover quickly and return home safely with a renewed since of self-sufficiency.
Forrest General Rehab is CARF Accredited (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and is a Stroke Accredited Specialty Program. For more information on Forrest General's Rehabilitation or other services, call FGH OnCall at 1-800-844-4445 or visit ForrestGeneral.com.