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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving the city of Reading and Berks and surrounding counties, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation after stroke, brain injury, hip fracture 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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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Beds
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Courtyard
Interpreter services
Cafeteria
Student observation hours
Nonsmoking
Service and pet visitors allowed with up-to-date shot record
Day room
Activity daily living area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

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

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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

Amputee Rehabilitation

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

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

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

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Please click on the arrows to navigate through the  hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the left 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.

 

L0 - Entrance and lobby  |  L1 - Nurses' station  |  L2 - Cafeteria  |  L3 -Therapy gym  |  Private patient room  |  Patient room. |  Activities of Daily Living Suite

Leadership and staff

Suzanne Adam
SUZANNE ADAM, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Adam joined the medical staff at Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading, in 2016.

Dr. Adam joined the medical staff at Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading, in 2016. She has practiced in Berks County as a family physician serving patients in the office, hospital, nursing home and university health center settings since 2006 when she completed a residency in family medicine at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. A native of the Lehigh Valley, she has a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from Marywood University, a master’s degree in health education/nutrition marketing from St Joseph's University and her doctorate of medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Patti Brown
PATTI BROWN, M.D.

Director of Rehabilitation

Dr. Brown brings more than 25 years of medical expertise to Encompass Health Reading Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital.

Dr. Brown brings more than 25 years of medical expertise to Encompass Health Reading Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital. She has been on the medical staff of Encompass Health Reading Rehabilitation Hospital since 1992 and was appointed medical director in 1995. A Berks County native, she graduated from Jefferson Medical School in 1986, completed her internship at Crozier Chester Medical Center in 1987, and went on to complete her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Patti Brown, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located the hospital.

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Kristen Delaney
KRISTEN DELANEY

Chief Nursing Officer

Kristen Delaney brings more than 18 years of clinical expertise to Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading.

Kristen Delaney brings more than 18 years of clinical expertise to Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading. A native of The Lehigh Valley, Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales. Prior to accepting the director of quality position in 2014, she served as the nurse manager for eight years. Kristen is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®).

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Terence (Terry) Lumley
TERENCE (TERRY) LUMLEY, MBA, OTR/L

Director of Therapy Operations

Terry brings 22 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital.

Terry brings 22 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital. He assumed increasing responsibilities in hospital operations over the last 10 years serving as director of rehabilitation services. Terry received his bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Temple University and his master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in healthcare systems from Drexel University.

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Jason Pulaski
JASON PULASKI

Controller

Jason brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital.

Jason brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. formerly HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital. Jason has served as Encompass Health Reading’s controller for more than seven years. Jason graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in health policy and administration.

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Shenae Stanton
Shanae Stanton

Director of Human Resources

Shenae joined the Encompass Health Reading team in 2019 and brings several years of human resources experience to the organization.
 
Kelly Tyrrell
KELLY TYRRELL, RN

Business Development Director

Kelly joined the Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading, team in May 2015 as a per diem case manager.

Kelly joined the Encompass Health Reading, formerly HealthSouth Reading, team in May 2015 as a per diem case manager. She later transitioned into a clinical sales role with Encompass Home Health in January 2016 and subsequently assumed the role as director of marketing operations in April 2018. Kelly is a registered nurse who brings more than 8 years of clinical expertise in a variety of healthcare settings including cardiac acute care, emergency/trauma nursing, informatics nursing and acute rehabilitation. She has a strong documented track record of success in strategic planning, along with direct sales and marketing.

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Christine Vega-Perez
CHRISTINE VEGA-PEREZ, MSN, CRRN

Director of Quality & Risk Management

Christine joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Reading, in January 2011.

Christine joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Reading, in January 2011. She began as a staff nurse and was then promoted to nurse manager before assuming her current role in October. Christine received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Bloomsburg University and her master’s degree in nursing, healthcare systems management from Loyola University. She strives to provide quality patient care through staff development, focusing on patient safety and providing the ultimate patient experience during their stay.

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Kristin Zimmerman
KRISTIN ZIMMERMAN

Case Management Director

Kristin joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, team in 2016 as the Case Management Director.

Kristin joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, team in 2016 as the Case Management Director. She brings more than 17 years of healthcare experience including the areas of skilled nursing; rehabilitation; behavioral health and acute care. Kristin received a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University; master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and a Black Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma from Chip Caldwell and Associates.

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