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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving Nevada and the greater Henderson and Las Vegas areas, we are a leading provider of rehabilitation after stroke, brain injury and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.

Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.

Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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What to expect

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

90 Beds

66 Semi-private rooms

24 Private rooms

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Cafeteria

Courtyard

Interpreter services

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Support groups

Pet friendly

Volunteers

Student observation hours

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.

Take a virtual tour

The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Sliding doors with magazine racks and luggage carts.
  • Sliding doors leading to reception desk and hallway.
  • Patient seating available on both sides of entrance doors.
  • Computer on desk with chair.
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  • Large tables and chairs for dining.
  • Small round tables and chairs for dining.
  • Television and artwork on walls.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks.
  • Hot and cold buffet style food bars.
  • Fountain drink and hot drink machines available in cafeteria.
  • Station with plasticware, straws and napkins.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology such as parallel bars.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • Room divided in to two therapy spaces.
  • Windows lining wall.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology such as parallel bars.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • Room divided in to two therapy spaces.
  • Windows lining wall.
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  • Courtyard surrounded by trees.
  • Round table and chairs for seating and dining.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.

Hospital happenings

Occupational Therapist Amy uses the Bioness system on Don Ingram, a stroke survivor. Bioness wireless hand rehabilitation system is an advanced simulator used to re-educate paralyzed muscles and aid in recovering strengths, range of motion and control using functional daily tasks. Early task-specific functional tasks are crucial for stroke recovery.

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Occupational Therapist Amy uses the Bioness system on Don Ingram, a stroke survivor.

Hospital happenings

Encompass Health of Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas participated in the 2021 Las Vegas Go Red for Women Digital Experience on March 25. Encompass Health is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association raising awareness and funds to fight heart disease and stroke.

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Encompass Health of Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas participated in the 2021 Las Vegas Go Red for Women Digital Experience on March 25.

Hospital happenings

Rehabilitation is essential to recovery from brain injury. Amy Adamson, occupational therapist and brain injury program champion, discusses the scope of brain injury and importance of rehabilitation. Encompass Health Henderson holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.

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Rehabilitation is essential to recovery from brain injury. Amy Adamson, occupational therapist and brain injury program champion, discusses the scope of brain injury and importance of rehabilitation.

Hospital happenings

This year’s theme for National Patient Safety Awareness week was "Make the right move – for safety." Whether it is our clinical team, dietary team, administration or housekeeping, our teams work together to do all we can to ensure patients are given the safest and best care possible every day. One of our employee education activities was hosted by our “King and Queen of Safety," where employees can learn about how our facilities and quality & risk departments help us keep patients safe. We are grateful every day for our Director of Quality & Risk Management Michelle Bisnar and Facilities Director John Bargh for the great work they do!

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We are grateful every day for our Director of Quality & Risk Management Michelle Bisnar and Facilities Director John Bargh for the great work they do!

Hospital happenings

In honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, Encompass Health Henderson donated 200 to-go games to the Heritage Park Senior Center grocery drive. Each Henderson senior received 40 pounds of groceries along with a checkers/tic-tac-toe game, an Encompass Health home admit flyer and a medication organizer. Liaison, William Lofthus, proudly shows off our donated items and said, “We are honored to be a part of the Henderson community.”

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In honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, Encompass Health Henderson donated 200 to-go games to the Heritage Park Senior Center grocery drive.

Hospital happenings

In celebration of National Doctors' Day, we recognize the contributions our physicians make every day here at Encompass Health Henderson. We want to thank one of our physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, Dr. Gao, for making a difference every day in the lives of our patients. Dr. Gao takes pride in building a relationship with his patients. Using our care team seat, he spends time with patient Eric Bugg. Thank you Dr. Gao for all you do!

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In celebration of National Doctors

Hospital happenings

In celebration of National Doctors' Day, we are recognizing the contributions our physicians make every day here at Encompass Health Henderson. We want to thank our medical director, Dr. Nguyen, for making a difference every day in the lives of our patients.

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In celebration of National Doctors

Hospital happenings

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Dr. Minh Nguyen, our hospital’s medical director, is focused on quality outcomes of the patients. He recently presented a clinical in-service to the team on TBI and neuroplasticity.

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Dr. Minh Nguyen recently presented a clinical in-service to the team on TBI and neuroplasticity.

Hospital happenings

After suffering a brain injury, Margaret could only walk a couple feet and couldn't use her left hand. One of her main goals to write her name again. Her therapist worked with her on drawing a line and a circle. She had to work on controlling force, endurance and coordination. Upon discharge she was walking close to 200 feet and was able to achieve her goal of signing her name. Congratulations Margaret!

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Upon discharge she was walking close to 200 feet and was able to achieve her goal of signing her name.

Hospital happenings

Paul, a COVID-19 survivor, poses with his therapy team Alisa and Zach on the day of his discharge. Alisa, his occupational therapist, said, “Zach and I were fortunate enough to work with Paul for three weeks. In his first few days, he needed two people to assist him in standing up, but now he is standing on his own! He has made so much progress, gaining more confidence and independence along the way. He is happy he can finally be home with his son.”

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Paul, a COVID-19 survivor, poses with his therapy team Alisa and Zach on the day of his discharge.

Leadership and staff

Michael Ward
MICHAEL WARD

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Ward MA, FACHE joined Encompass Health in 2012 first serving as chief executive officer for the Las Vegas hospital and, in 2019, transferred to Encompass Health Henderson.

Michael Ward MA, FACHE joined Encompass Health in 2012 first serving as chief executive officer for the Las Vegas hospital and, in 2019, transferred to Encompass Health Henderson. Prior to working for Encompass Health, Michael lived in London and worked for InTouch Health, as managing director, EMEA. Michael was in charge of development and creation of healthcare networks using technologies and oversaw the company's business development and operations within countries throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Michael received his bachelor's degree in management and organizational leadership from George Fox University in 2004. He completed his Master's in organizational leadership at Gonzaga University in 2006, and he is board certified with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Minh Nguyen
MINH NGUYEN

Medical Director

Dr. Nguyen, medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, has been serving the rehabilitation community for more than 18 years.

Dr. Nguyen, medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, has been serving the rehabilitation community for more than 18 years. Dr. Nguyen is a board certified physiatrist by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and medical doctorate degree from Poznan University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Nguyen completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center. He is also an active member of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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John Bargh
John Bargh

Plant Operations Mechanic

John joined Encompass Health in 2018 as Plant Operations Mechanic.

John joined Encompass Health in 2018 as Plant Operations Mechanic. He became the Facilities Management Director for Encompass Health Henderson in 2020. John has a Masters in Wildlife Management and Conservation from the University of Pretoria-South Africa. John has over 20 years of experience in construction, remodeling and repair in hospitals, schools and commercial buildings.

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Michelle Bisnar
Michelle Bisnar

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Michelle joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson in 2020 as the Director of Quality and Risk Management.

Michelle joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson in 2020 as the Director of Quality and Risk Management. She brings to her position over 10 years of Risk Management experience and holds a degree in Business Administration with concentration in Project Management. Her experience includes program development and management, training program development, change management, Infection Control, Risk Systems, Workers’ Compensation, Healthcare Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management. She has served on the board of directors of Kids’ Corps, Head Start in Alaska and takes pride in giving back to the community through volunteering and mentoring.

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Mary Clarke
MARY CLARKE

Area Business Development Director

Mary Clarke joined Encompass Health as the Area Business Development Director for Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas in 2019.

Mary Clarke joined Encompass Health as the Area Business Development Director for Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas in 2019 where she is responsible for hospital inpatient volume through the development and implementation of effective business strategies and market analysis. Mary brings over 20 years of healthcare marketing experience to her position. She also worked for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals in New Jersey (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals) from 2005 to 2017.

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Angela Lewis
Angela Lewis

Human Resources Director

Angela Lewis joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson as human resources director of in 2021.

Angela Lewis joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson as human resources director in 2021. She is a human resources professional with more than 15 years of experience. Angela has worked in public health, non-profit and the e-commerce industries. Her years of experience includes employee relations, payroll, workers compensation, benefits, full-cycle recruitment and leaves of absence. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Southern Nevada Society of Human Resource Management (SNVSHRM) and HRCI. She holds both SHRM-CP and PHR designations/certifications.

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Kevy Mason-Armand
KEVY MASON-ARMAND

Director of Case Management

Kevy joined with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Las Vegas in August of 2012.

Kevy joined with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Las Vegas in August of 2012. Prior to Encompass Health she worked as a medical social worker in the acute hospital setting for five years. Kevy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Chapman University and a master of social work degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and has 14 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker. Her healthcare experience includes case management, crisis intervention for trauma admittances, and participation in interdisciplinary team meetings to ensure safe and efficient discharge planning for patients. Kevy is certified to provide supervision to social work intern students and is a long standing member of the Nevada Association of Social Workers.

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Kristen Turner
Kristen Turner

Director of Therapy Operations

Kristen has been an employee of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, since 2003.

Kristen has been an employee of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, since 2003. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Stockton University.  She began her Encompass Health career as an outpatient staff therapist before transitioning to inpatient therapy manager in 2006 and then to the director of therapy operations in 2008. Kristen is the coordinator of clinical education for Encompass Health’s therapy student program as well as the program champion for The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke. Kristen is a guest lecturer for Touro University for both Physical and Occupational Therapy Programs. She resides on the Physical Therapy Advisory Board for University of Las Vegas, Nevada. Kristen serves as an executive leadership member of the American Stroke Association (Vegas Chapter). 

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Vangie Waltrip
Evangeline “Vangie” Waltrip, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Vangie joined Encompass Health Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, in October 2002 and served as a nursing supervisor and nurse manager before becoming the chief nursing officer.

Vangie joined Encompass Health Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, in October 2002 and served as a nursing supervisor and nurse manager before becoming the chief nursing officer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Perpetual Help College Philippines and has been a registered nurse for 20 years. Vangie’s certifications include BLS, ACLS and Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN).

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Ryan Webb
Ryan Webb

Controller

Ryan joined Encompass Health in 2018 as the controller. He earned his C.N.A certification at the age of 17.

Ryan joined Encompass Health in 2018 as the controller. He earned his C.N.A certification at the age of 17. Prior to joining Encompass, Ryan worked in public accounting, and has been a licensed CPA since 2015. He provided three years of pro-bono management and accounting services to The Economic Club of Las Vegas and was elected by the board to serve as an officer in the role of vice president of operations. Ryan has volunteered through his membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which include service as the ward clerk over Finance. Ryan graduated summa cum laude with honors from Dixie State University and was honored as the school of business valedictorian. In 2013, Ryan was selected as a founding member of the university’s Accounting Education Advisory Committee. For graduate school, Ryan attended Southern Utah University. He earned master’s degrees in business administration and Accountancy, and was honored to be the School of Business Outstanding Master's Graduate for MBA.

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