Rehab Select Blog


Reducing COPD Hospitalizations & Readmissions with Post-Acute Care

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 30, 2019 11:23:22 AM

Breathing problems are a common symptom for people with COPD, and so are the hospitalizations and readmissions that often result from such alarming symptoms. However, hospital stays can be quite costly and disruptive to your life. Because of this, you likely try to avoid hospitalization whenever possible.

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Topics: COPD, Inpatient Rehab

How to Prevent Sepsis Readmissions: 4 Steps to Prevention

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 27, 2019 1:15:00 PM

Sepsis is a potentially fatal condition, occurring when the body’s response to infection triggers full-system changes that can damage multiple organ systems. It can affect anyone but is most common (and dangerous) in older adults, pregnant women, babies, and those suffering from chronic conditions or weakened immune systems.

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab

5 Top Reasons for Hospital Readmissions

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 19, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Transitioning home after a hospital stay may leave you feeling uncertain and fearful as you're left to face the rest of your recovery on your own. You’re on high alert for returning or new symptoms, especially because you lose accessibility to the type of immediate care available in the hospital. Readmission rates are also affected by the complexity of your condition and how well you comply with treatment.

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab

6 Stroke Rehabilitation Methods: How They Help Patients Heal

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

After a stroke, one of the most important ways to encourage recovery is to begin a rehabilitation program right away. The overarching goal of stroke rehabilitation is to stabilize your condition, help you gain optimal function, and promote the best quality of life.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

The Latest Advances in Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Strokes are one of the leading causes of long-term disability in the US, affecting nearly 800,000 Americans every year. Recovering from the severe side effects caused by strokes can be a long and arduous process, requiring intensive rehabilitative therapy.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

What To Do After a Stroke: 9 Things Caregivers Should Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 22, 2019 10:15:00 AM

It’s difficult to watch someone you care about suffer through a stroke, and the additional prospect of taking responsibility for their care can be overwhelming. However, with some preparation and advocacy, you can take some of the pressure off and make the best decisions to support your loved one’s recovery.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

How Inpatient Rehab Facilities Help with Your Post-Stroke Care Plan

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 13, 2019 8:30:00 AM

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation estimates 55% of stroke patients require inpatient care after their initial hospitalization to help them recover. If you or a loved one has been affected by a stroke that caused significant impairment, the best source for care and recovery is an inpatient rehab facility like Rehab Select. We design a post-stroke care plan to guide you toward the most effective path to recovery.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

How to Choose The Right Stroke Rehab Facility

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 30, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Stroke rehabilitation aims to help stroke patients deal with the side effects of a stroke. These side effects may be physical, cognitive, or psychological, and will vary in intensity depending on the severity and location of the stroke.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

How Physical Therapy Helps Stroke Patients

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 23, 2019 8:30:00 AM

More than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year. Strokes can be devastating, physically, cognitively, and emotionally. The process of recovery may be tough, but physical therapy can be helpful for minimizing symptoms and improving quality of life after a stroke.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation

Rehab Select’s Stroke Rehab Program: Interview with Our Director

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 18, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Rehab Select’s stroke rehabilitation program aims to promote evidence- and guideline-based care in order to maximize patient outcomes. By improving the organization, direction, and efficiency of care, we are able to support effective education delivery, patient transition, and discharge planning services while simultaneously reducing the cost of service.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation