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Critical Illness Recovery Hospitals

Recovering your quality of life is our priority

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Focus areas of Recovery
The Five Whys
Critical illness recovery hospitals provide high quality, compassionate care that helps patients regain the ability to breathe, eat, think, talk and walk again. We call this “The Five Whys.”

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What to expect

When you or a loved one is admitted to one of our hospitals, the following will occur:

  • Arrival at our critical illness recovery hospital is carefully orchestrated by our admissions team, who strives to meet patient needs and ensures a smooth transition between facilities.
  • Shortly after your arrival, a physician-led team of health care professionals conducts a full patient assessment. Based on that, they develop a customized treatment plan to guide care.
  • Patients are supported by daily physician rounds, 24-hour nursing and respiratory care, as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy to promote functional independence.
Why choose Select Medical?

Our rigorous protocols and evidence-based practices provide patients with the best chance of recovery from a chronic, critical illness.

Patients are treated by skilled specialty care teams who are committed to quality, safety and positive clinical outcomes.
Our hospitals are nationally accredited adhering to stringent standards of care, quality and safety.

Critical Illness Recovery

We offer patients with complex, chronic medical conditions extended healing time that improves quality of life. Talk to your physician to receive a referral, or find a location near you to request a tour.