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Inpatient Rehabilitation

Medical Center of McKinney Inpatient Rehabilitation

Medical Center of McKinney Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit provides comprehensive physical services as a continuation of hospital full range of care. At our facility patients are provided the care required to return to an independent lifestyle based on individual capabilities.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Team

  • Board-Certified psychiatrist (rehabilitation specialists)
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Program director
  • 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:

  • Limitation in strength and range of motion
  • Impaired speech and language skills
  • Impaired mobility
  • Swallowing disorder
  • Impaired cognitive skills
  • Loss of coordination
  • Sensor loss or visual perception problems
  • Incontinence of bowel/bladder
  • Weakness

Inpatient Rehabilitation Admission Criteria

Admission to Medical Center of McKinney’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is based upon the individual 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.

We can offer or patient rehabilitation services for these medical conditions:

  • Amputation
  • Brain injury dysfunction
  • Burns
  • Cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
  • Cognitive deformity
  • Hip fractures
  • Joint replacement (knee or hip) allowed if: bilateral replacement were performed or patient is 85 or older or BMI is 50 or above
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Neurological disorder (including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson ’s disease, Polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre)
  • Spinal cord dysfunction
  • Dorsal or lumbar spinal cord injury with paraparesis/paraplegia
  • Cervical spinal cord injury with quardiparesis/quadriplegia
  • Stroke
  • Very limited polyarticular rheumatoid arthritis, systemic vasculidities and osteoarthritis

Inpatient Rehabilitation Goals

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 homecoming 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 homecoming levels to their maximum
  • Providing knowledge of available community resources to smooth the transition to home and community

Patient Participation

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.

Patient Referrals

The rehabilitation staff is experienced in working with physicians, discharge planners, and case managers. Progress reports are provided as requested.

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 aske their physician or hospital social worker to initiate a referral. Admission is by physician’s order.

Patients may be referred to the Medical Center of McKinney Rehabilitation Unit by several sources, which include:

  • Physicians
  • Discharge planners
  • Allied health professionals
  • Third-party payers
  • Family, friends, or self
  • Social services professionals