Mercy St. Charles Hospital Acute Rehab Unit is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The 20-bed unit specializes in treating patients who are disabled by such conditions as stroke; fractured hips and femurs; amputation; poly- and rheumatoid arthritis; major multiple trauma; neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, polyneuropathy, multiple sclerosis; spinal cord injuries; brain injuries or burns.
Acute Rehab employs a full assortment of therapeutic services. Each patient’s treatment team may include rehab nurses; physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapists; a social worker; nutritionist; a psychologist, vocational counselor, or audiologist.
“This unit is CARF – Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – accredited and is the only such unit in the Mercy System for Northwest Ohio,” said Cathy Duncan, clinical manager of the Acute Rehab Unit. “What sets it apart from other rehab units is the range of services offered in the same place. We are staffed and equipped to provide interdisciplinary, inpatient rehabilitation services to patients requiring multiple therapies.”
For more information about the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at St. Charles, call 419-696-5660.