Medical Center of McKinney's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit provides comprehensive physical rehabilitation services as a continuation of the hospital's full range of care. At our facility patients are provided the care required to return to an independent lifestyle based on individual abilities.
Inpatient Rehabilitation Team:
- Board Certified Rehabilitation Physician (Physiatrist)
- Rehabilitation Nurses
- Social Worker / Case Manager
- Physical Therapist
- Occupational Therapist
- Speech / Language Pathologist
- Registered Dietitian
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Patients
Our team of rehabilitation professionals provides services to patients experiencing the following:
- Limitations in strength and range of motion
- Impaired speech and language skills
- Impaired mobility
- Swallowing disorders
- Impaired cognitive skills
- Loss of coordination
- Sensory loss or visual perception problems
- Incontinence of bowel / bladder
We can offer our inpatient rehabilitation services for these medical conditions:
- Fracture of the hip
- Cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
- Joint replacements
- Neurological disorders, including
- Multiple Sclerosis, motor neuron diseases, poly-neuropathy, and Parkinson’s Disease
Admission to Medical Center of McKinney's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is based upon the individual’s demonstrated inability to perform self-care or mobility activities, and upon a reasonable expectation that the patient can increase his or her ability to function independently. There also must be a demonstrated need of medical necessity.
Patients may be referred to the Medical Center of McKinney Rehabilitation Unit by several sources which include:
- Discharge planners
- Allied health professionals
- Third-party payors
- Family, friends or self
- Social service professionals
The multi-disciplinary team will develop an individualized treatment plan to help the patient become as independent as possible in the activities of daily living, including mobility and homemaking skills, and facilitate re-entry into the home and community. Specific goals may include:
- Increasing physical and cognitive function to the maximum possible level.
- Improving the individual's functional communication abilities.
- Ensuring maximum mobility and safety with adaptive equipment necessary.
- Increasing independence in self-care skills and homemaking levels to their maximum.
- Providing knowledge of available community resources to smooth the transition to home and community.
The patient’s role becomes that of an active participant in learning how actions, choices, and attitudes affect the neurological condition and learning techniques to manage the condition.
Communication with the Referral Source
The therapy staff is experienced in working with physicians, discharge planners, and medical cease managers. Progress reports are provided as requested.
Making a Referral
If you believe a person may benefit from our services, please call us at (972) 548-5491. A member of our staff will perform an assessment at no charge. Patients and families may also ask their physician or hospital social worker to initiate a referral. Admission is by physician’s order.
Medical Center of McKinney
130 S. Central Expressway, 4th floor
McKinney, Texas 75070
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