Inpatient Rehabilitation at Avita

Avita Inpatient Rehab is a 10-bed unit located on the second floor of Avita Galion Hospital. Patients are admitted to our rehabilitation program due to a recent decline in physical function and a need for at least two of our intense therapy services. The rehabilitation unit includes:

  • Eight private rooms and one semi-private room with accessible bathrooms
  • Therapeutic kitchen, laundry, and activity area
  • Therapy gym
  • Patient dining room
  • Family and patient activity/private dining area
  • Wheelchair accessible shower

Who is Admitted

Patients who suffer from a loss of function due to certain conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Neurological Disorders
    • Stroke, brain and spinal cancer rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis (MS), Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Parkinson’s Disease, and other movement disorders
  • Orthopedics
    • Joint replacements, fractures, or trauma
  • Amputation
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Conditions
    • COVID, long-COVID, recovery from cardiac surgery, and acute exacerbations of chronic conditions (COPD, heart failure)
  • Generalized Weakness and Deconditioning

Insurance Coverage

Avita Inpatient Rehab care is covered under Medicare for those who meet the admission requirements. Our Clinical Liaison Team can help determine if a patient’s diagnosis meets the insurance coverage requirements based on functional status and physical ability. A representative from Avita Galion Hospital can help to answer any questions about benefits and coverage prior to admission.

Services Offered

  • Therapy services are provided at a minimum of 15 hours per week
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech Therapy
    • Recreational Therapy Services
    • Dietary and Nutritional Services
    • Social Work/Discharge Planning
  • Medical Director with expertise in rehabilitation medicine
  • Medical Director rounds daily and medically manages patients
  • Nurses experienced in rehabilitation nursing
  • Registered Nurses on-site 24/7
  • Radiology and Laboratory services on-site 24/7
  • Availability for specialty consultation (Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Infectious Disease, etc.)

Admission Requirements

Prior to being admitted, one of our Clinical Liaisons will conduct a pre-screen to review the patient’s medical record and condition. The screening process will help determine if the acute inpatient rehabilitation stay is appropriate for the patient’s current need.

  • The need for at least two rehabilitation services
  • The ability to participate in at least 3 hours of therapy daily, 5-6 days a week
  • Medically stable
  • Reasonable expectation to return home post rehabilitation program
  • Cognitively intact patient with the ability to participate in the program
  • In selected cases, patient can be admitted from home

Request a Referral

Physicians, discharge planners, and medical care managers may refer patients to Avita Inpatient Rehab. Additionally, patients and their families may initiate a referral. If you believe a person may benefit from rehab services, please call us at 419-468-0886, or complete the form below.