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Welcome to Our Hospital

We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Eau Claire, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.

At our hospital you will receive:

  • Three hours of therapy, five days per week
  • 24/7 nursing care, including nurses who specialize in rehabilitation
  • Frequent visits from a physician*

*We provide access to independent physicians.

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Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:

 

 

Superior Amenities at Our Hospitals

36 beds

Private rooms

Telephones

Televisions

Free parking

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Cafeteria

Volunteers

Student observation hours

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Leadership and Staff

Anne Sadowska
ANNE SADOWSKA

Chief Executive Officer

Anne brings 14 years of healthcare experience to her role as chief executive officer of the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin.

Anne brings 14 years of healthcare experience to her role as chief executive officer of the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin. She graduated from St. Catherine’s University with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She has served as a leader in multiple areas of rehabilitation services including outpatient, acute care and rehabilitation.

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Tina Bialzik
TINA BIALZIK, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Director

Tina brings 19 years of human resources experience to her role as Human Resources Director of The Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin.

Tina brings 19 years of human resources experience to her role as Human Resources Director of The Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin. She joined Encompass Health in 2022 and most recently worked in human resources at Mayo Clinic. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social welfare and sociology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is an active volunteer with Junior Achievement and completed the Transform Training Certification with Dr. Amit Sood and obtained her SHRM–SCP (Senior Certified Professional).

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Nick Brillhart
NICK BRILLHART

Controller

Nick Brillhart serves as the controller for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Toledo. He has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

Nick Brillhart serves as the controller for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Toledo. He has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Encompass Health Toledo, Nick held business management and senior finance positions in hospital, outpatient, physician group and health insurance settings. He received both his bachelor's degree in business and master's degree in finance from the University of Toledo.

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Nicole Johnson
NICOLE JOHNSON

Chief Nursing Officer

Nicole joined Encompass Health in 2022 and she brings more than ten years of nursing experience to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin.

Nicole joined Encompass Health in 2022 and she brings more than ten years of nursing experience to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin. She has cared for patients in a wide variety of settings; some of which include acute care, intermediate care, rehabilitation, and long-term care. Nicole obtained an associate degree in nursing at Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2012 and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Western Governors University in 2020.

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Brooke Luedtke
BROOKE LUEDTKE

Pharmacy Director

Brooke brings to Encompass Health more than 27 years of pharmacy experience.

Brooke brings to Encompass Health more than 27 years of pharmacy experience. She began her college education at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where she majored in biology and minored in theatre. Brooke obtained her Doctorate from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy. She is excited for the new opportunities to grow and learn with Encompass Health.

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Chris Makuck
CHRIS MAKUCK

Director of Therapy Operations and Case Management

Chris brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin.

Chris brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin. He has served in a variety of roles and settings throughout his career including inpatient rehabilitation, home health and hospice, and corporate health and wellness. Chris is a physical therapist who is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

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Suzanne Sparger
SUZANNE SPARGER

Quality and Risk Director

Suzanne brings to Encompass Health more than 20 years of nursing and leadership experience.

Suzanne brings to Encompass Health more than 20 years of nursing and leadership experience. For the last ten years, Suzanne has focused her career as a leader in quality. Suzanne received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire in nursing and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. As the director of quality and risk, Suzanne provides leadership to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin to provide safe quality care to the patients we serve.

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