When you or someone you love experiences a major illness or injury, you want life to return to normal - or as close to normal - as soon as possible. We can help.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital's Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit provides the care that maximizes the patient's capabilities. We assist in achieving full recovery potential allowing patients to live as independently as possible. We support patient families by providing them with the education, resources and encouragement needed to achieve positive outcomes.
The Rehabilitation Unit is accredited to provide services to those adults who have been affected by:
When admitted to our program, patients are treated by a multi-disciplinary team of caring professionals. Dr. Anwar Khan and Dr. Latha Ravi are physiatrists: physicians with special training in rehabilitation who lead the team. Our team of skilled therapists will assess your impairment and develop a care plan based on individual needs and capabilities. Because we believe in treating the “whole person”, not just the impairment, our caregivers may include professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including:
St. Elizabeth's 33 bed Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit, founded in 1986, offers quality rehabilitation services with the warm tradition of caring that our hospital is known for.
Our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). We are one of the few accredited rehab facilities in Southern Illinois and the only one available in St. Clair County. Download our 2012 Rehabilitation Unit Annual Report here.
Our mission is to promote self care and an optimal level of function for the persons served, who have an impairment, disability or handicap due to illness or injury. As we pursue our mission we will demonstrate the core values of Respect, Care, Competence, and Joy.
Referrals are welcome from physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and case managers. If you feel that you, or a loved one, would benefit from our services, please contact us at 618-234-2120 extension 1129.