Inpatient Rehabilitation Therapy

Clinical Services

As needed, rehabilitation could include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Specialty nursing care
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Neuropsychological care
  • Care management

Lifespan Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

Lifespan rehabilitation services include two exceptional inpatient units for those requiring acute rehabilitative care: the inpatient unit at the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital, and the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Rhode Island Hospital.

These units provide intensive rehabilitative therapy for patients recovering from serious conditions, including:

  • Neurological
  • Cardiac
  • Orthopedic and traumatic injuries
  • Amputation
  • Burn injuries
  • Other serious medical illness

The goal of rehabilitation is to help patients regain lost function so they can live as independently as possible. This could include regaining skills necessary for daily activities; maximizing muscle control and strength; improving balance and mobility, the ability to swallow or eat, speech and communication skills; and minimizing discomfort and cognitive deficits.

Members of the patient’s clinical team participate in the patient’s care throughout treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. The rehabilitation process is fully integrated into each patient’s total care plan, and therapists work closely with the patient’s physicians.

Refer a Patient for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

To refer a patient for inpatient rehabilitation services at either location, please call 401-261-9623 or 401-641-2019.

Locations

Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center Inpatient Unit
401-845-1607
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Rhode Island Hospital
401-444-2217
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Locations

Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center Inpatient Unit
Newport Hospital
20 Powel Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Turner 6
20 Powel Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
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Locations

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital Main Building
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903