Benefits of Inpatient Rehabilitation

  • by halifax
  • May 27, 2015
  • Categories: Article, Blog, Podcast, Press Release, Uncategorized, Video

Halifax Health | Brooks Rehabilitation – Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation is a result of the partnership between Halifax Health, Daytona Beach’s community hospital with over 85 years in the area and Brooks Rehabilitation, the pioneering leader in rehabilitation for over 30 years.

Our 40-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit offers the full continuum of rehabilitation services for neurological and orthopedic injuries, including physical medicine, rehabilitation nursing, neuropsychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, and recreation therapy.

Our novel on-site Neuro Recovery Center, aquatic program and wheelchair clinic with pressure mapping technology ensures the latest evidence based treatments for patients. We treat a wide range of trauma, injuries and illnesses, including stroke, mild to catastrophic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, amputation, chronic pain, and orthopedic conditions.

A hospital level of care is available for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. Recovery and treatment continues beyond the hospital stay and may include outpatient therapies, day treatment, home health services, and vocational rehabilitation.

Halifax Health | Brooks Rehabilitation – Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation offers an extensive array of specialized services to reduce impairment and disability, and to improve quality of life. Our programmatic structure includes CARF-accredited specialty units for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and general rehabilitation.


Most patients who receive intensive, inpatient therapy are admitted from an acute hospital. Other patients are admitted from home, skilled nursing facilities, or long term care facilities. Prior to admission to Halifax Health | Brooks Rehabilitation – Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation, most patients were living at home, driving, and working or actively enjoying the community.

Patient Satisfaction

Our outstanding clinical care team of physicians, nurses and therapists, as well as a calming, healing environment helps us to provide the highest quality and personalized clinical patient care.

Evolution of Rehabilitation

Advances in healthcare over the past century have enabled people to live longer and to recover from injuries that were previously deadly. With these advances, however, have come disabilities and chronic illness that severely and forever change the way a person interacts in their environment and within the community. The field of rehabilitation arose to help individuals and families incorporate the changes associated with disability and chronic illness into their lives. Rehabilitation is a philosophy, an attitude, and an approach to caring for people with disabilities that improves the quality of their lives and provides a meaningful context in which to live.

Rehabilitation Philosophy

Rehabilitation has been defined as a process of helping a person to reach the fullest physical, psychological, social, vocational, avocation and educational potential consistent with his or her physiologic or anatomic impairment, environmental limitations, and desires, and life plans.

Goals of Your Rehabilitation

The goals of your rehabilitation include working towards maximal health through health restoration, health maintenance, and health promotion. All interventions of your disability or chronic disease focus on promoting maximal health, independence, and promote quality of life. Essential to achieving these goals are the collaboration with you, your nurse, your significant others, and other healthcare providers. The rehabilitation methods used are the best evidence based practices that are patient-focused, goal-oriented, and outcome based.

Rehabilitation Process

On the rehabilitation unit, an interdisciplinary team model is utilized. The process is naturally a collaborative effort, which places you and your family in the center of the healthcare team. This type of team includes individuals from various disciplines who practice the skills of their discipline to reach a common patient goal together. Team members work collectively and are engaged in problem solving beyond the boundaries of their own discipline. They meet regularly to discuss your progress and adjust the plan of care to meet the needs of you and your family. This provides a comprehensive, consistent, non-fragmented treatment approach and promotes effective outcomes for you.

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