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Joint Commission Accreditation
At West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson, a partnership with Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Jackson, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
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Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
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Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Davidson Curwen is a board-certified physiatrist who serves as the medical director for West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson. Prior to the hospitals opening in July 2017, he served as the medical director for West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center since 1992. He also has a private practice clinic, West TN Rehab Group, where he specializes in guided pain and spasticity management using an array of procedures. Dr. Curwen received his medical training at the University of California at Los Angeles and completed residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, New York. His memberships include: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Southern Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; American Institute of Ultra-Sound in Medicine; and American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Dr. Curwen is an independent private practice physician.
Chief Nursing Officer
Kimba joined West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson as a registered nurse in June 2017. Kimba has served in various roles within Encompass Health. In May 2019 Kimba was promoted to Chief Nursing Officer. She graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Kimba brings more than 37 years of nursing experience, 11 of those specializing in rehabilitation. Kimba has 23 years of management experience.
Director of Quality and Risk
Heidi Bunting joined the staff of West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson in 2017 as a speech-language pathologist and became the director of quality and risk management in August 2020. She received her master's degree in communication disorders from the University of Central Missouri in 1998. Heidi is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with a special interest in dysphagia. With more than 22 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient, acute care, long term care and rehabilitation, she brings a passion for quality patient care. Heidi’s focus is to achieve continuous improvement in patient satisfaction initiatives, quality reviews and advanced hospital certification.
Director of Therapy Operations
Trisha joined West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson in October of 2018 as the director of therapy operations. She has been a part of the Encompass Health network since 2008 when she started as a staff physical therapist. In addition, she has held the positions of physical therapy lead and physical therapy manager prior to being promoted to this role. Trisha graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette Campus, in 2004 with undergraduate major of athletic training then went on to achieve her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008 from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. In 2013, Trisha received her Neuro-Developmental Treatment certification and in May of 2017, Trisha became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Norton School of Lymphedema. Trisha has achieved the Clinician Specialist III designation from Encompass Health and continues to treat patients with a variety of diagnosis in the inpatient setting.
Director of Human Resources
Facilities Management Director
William Jones joined West Tennessee Rehabilitation Hospital in April 2021 as the facilities management director. He brings more than 30 years of management experience with 16 years of plumbing, electrical, and building experience. Will served 24 years in the U.S. Army, before retiring in 2004. He also flew Medevac in Louisiana and taught EMT-P courses at the Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio, Texas.
Business Development Director
Director of Pharmacy
Anita Ricketts joined West Tennessee Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital Jackson in October of 2018 as the controller. She brings more than 18 years of accounting and financial management experience with a primary focus on operating results and profitability driven by process improvements. Anita graduated from Union University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. In addition, she has served as a business consultant and is licensed as a State of Tennessee Insurance Producer for Life and Accident & Health and is licensed as a State of Tennessee Realtor.
Director of Case Management
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