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Acute Rehabilitation Center

Acute Rehabilitation Center

Reclaim your Life with Acute Rehabilitation

At St. Mark’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, our team of rehabilitation specialists is committed to returning those individuals impaired by accident, illness, injury or disease to their highest level of independence by optimizing skills and activities used in everyday life. Our goal is to assist you in achieving your highest level of function through a collaborative and individualized rehabilitation program. For more information on St. Mark’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, call 801.293.6800.

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Our team helps patients who have suffered loss of function due to:

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Spinal chord dysfunction
  • Complicated orthopedic conditions
  • Hip fractures
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputations
  • Other disabling conditions

To be admitted to St. Mark’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, a patient must:

  • Require close supervision by a rehabilitation physician
  • Require 24-hour-a-day rehabilitation nursing care
  • Have the ability to participate in an intensive rehabilitation program, usually consisting of three hours of therapy per day at least five days a week
  • Have a reasonable expectation for improvement
  • Require an interdisciplinary, coordinated team approach that will include at least two of the following:
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech-language pathology

What areas of treatments are available?

  • Activities of daily living
  • Mobililty
  • Language skills
  • Visual skills
  • Continence
  • Pain management
  • Home modification recommendations for safe discharge
  • Community reintegration skills

Who is part of the rehabilitation team?

  • The patient and their family
  • A rehabilitation physician
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Social workers/discharge planners
  • Clinical psychologist and dieticians if needed
  • Internist

For more information on St. Mark’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, call 801.293.6800.