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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley to begin services in new hospital location on Sept. 20
SEWICKLEY, Pa., Sept. 17, 2019 – Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley, formerly known as HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley, will begin providing its high-quality rehabilitative care through its new, state-of-the-art hospital on Sept. 20, 2019. The hospital will transfer its services from its current 44-bed hospital located at 303 Camp Meeting Road to the new 55-bed hospital at 351 Camp Meeting Road in Sewickley.
The new hospital will offer six rooms with dialysis connections, a spacious therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies, in-house pharmacy, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas. It will continue to provide multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation services to patients recovering from major illnesses and injuries including strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.
The hospital offers physical, occupational and speech therapies in addition to 24-hour nursing care and frequent face-to-face visits by physicians trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
“After serving this community for almost 20 years, we are excited to move into a new home, which is designed with our patients’ needs in mind,” said Leah Laffey, CEO of Encompass Health Sewickley. “Our team is excited for the new amenities and technologies in addition to the new opportunities this brings for our patients in helping them return to their communities at their highest levels of function and independence.”
Encompass Health Sewickley first started serving the community in November 1999 under the Encompass Health network, formerly known as HealthSouth. In 2017, Encompass Health and Heritage Valley Health System formed a joint venture to own and operate the inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The hospital holds disease-specific care certification from The Joint Commission for its stroke, brain injury, amputee, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and hip fracture rehabilitation programs.
About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley is currently a 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located at 303 Camp Meeting Road that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Beginning Sept. 20, 2019, the hospital will expand to 55 beds and be located at 351 Camp Meeting Road. It can be found on the Web at www.encompasshealth.com/Sewickley.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 133 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 82 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter and Facebook.