If you've suffered a brain or spine injury, stroke, or other complex injury, we're here for you.
At the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, inpatient and transitional rehab can help you regain function and get your life back. We tailor our care to meet each person's unique needs.
Our team of rehab experts will help you:
To learn more about inpatient rehab, contact the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.
Our inpatient services include:
If you and your doctor decide that inpatient rehab can help, here's what to expect during your stay with us.
Being in a rehab unit is very different from a stay in other hospital patient units.
Your treatment team of doctors, nurses, and other experts will work with you and your loved ones to:
Inpatient and transitional rehab's main focus is to help you regain your independence and prepare you to return to day-to-day life.
Your team will work with you daily to find solutions to help you manage your health care beyond rehab.
Your doctor will usually visit you once a day, most often in the morning.
The day will start early with your team helping you practice daily self-care skills.
Based on your goals, rehab may include:
In the evening, your team will work with you on getting ready for bed. They'll also help you practice the skills you've learned in therapy.
Your family members and friends also are a vital part of your rehab.
We welcome them to visit you at almost any time. They can watch or take part in therapy and learn how to help you after discharge.
Your treatment team may ask that you limit the number of visitors so you can focus on your goals.
The goal of rehab is to help you become as independent as possible.
Your team will work with you and your family on what goals you need to reach to move beyond inpatient rehab safely.
Together, we'll arrange continued rehab at:
Family House provides convenient, affordable housing for patients and their families traveling to Pittsburgh for treatment of serious illnesses.
The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute accepts many health insurance plans.
If you have any questions, call 1-877-287-3422.
Transitional rehab and skilled nursing are for people leaving inpatient rehab who aren't quite ready to live independently.
Our outpatient services serve those who need rehab but don't need acute care or a skilled rehab center.
To schedule a tour, call 1-877-287-3422.