For patients requiring rehabilitation care following their hospital stay, our in-house Rehabilitation Institute provides expert, intensive, individualized care.
Located on the St. Mary's Medical Center campus, the Rehabilitation Institute has immediate access to acute hospital services, including the emergency room, intensive care unit, critical care unit, diagnostic services, pharmacy, and other specialized services.
To promote the patient’s recovery after injury, an individually developed treatment plan identifies goals, coordinates efforts, and helps ensure that all therapies are carried through to recovery.
St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Institute features:
- Comprehensive lifestyle rehabilitation, including physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapies
- Continuity of care, with both a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit and outpatient therapy programs
- A dedicated unit with private rooms
- Specialized physicians on staff as a feature of our state-designated trauma center
- A pain management center
- State-designated spinal cord injury center
Mission: The Rehabilitation Institute at St. Mary's Medical Center Provides a creative, holistic team approach to the treatment of people with disabilities, while facilitating their progress toward functional independence. The approach reflects Tenet South Florida health Systems' commitment to the mission values of Excellence, Leadership, Dignity, and Innovation for the persons served in our community.
Vision: St. Mary's Medical Center will distinguish itself as a community leader in healthcare delivery and will be recognized for the passion of its peoples and partners in providing quality, innovative care to the patients it serves in each community. St. Mary's will maximize the use of an individual's capabilities or resources to foster optimal growth and functioning. The team recognizes the uniqueness and wholeness of each individual and views each person and his/her environment as interdependent systems.
Philosophy: Rehabilitation is a dynamic process that focuses on the individual's participatory decision-making within the healthcare professional team. It is this interchange which enhances the actualization of a person's full potential and which is facilitated by family, significant others, or the community. The major goal is to enable an individual to achieve his/her highest level of function. The total process is one of change, which takes place over time. To promote and facilitate this process the health care professionals assist the individual to develop and maintain a focus on positive attributes and progress. The interdisciplinary team approach is central to this process and involves a high degree of expertise, cooperation and coordination from the members of the team in conjunction with the resource available to the individual.
Need a physician? You can browse our online physician search engine, or to speak with a helpful person who can assist with making a referral to a St. Mary’s Medical Center physician call toll free, 866-571-DOCS.