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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Modesto, we serve the greater San Francisco area as 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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Careers

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

50 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Tours available

Support groups

Nonsmoking

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Stroke 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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The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

L0 - Lobby
  • Lobby/Foyer of hospital accessed through main hospital entrance.
  • Main desk in lobby entrance for receptionist and admitting area.
  • Chairs for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for food and snacks available for purchase.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Large table and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Television with chairs available for use.
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  • Large table and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Television with chairs available for use.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Large table and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Counter with sink, coffee station, and microwave for use.
  • Television available for patients and family use.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.

Leadership and staff

Seth Rogers, CEO
Seth Rogers, MBA

CEO

Seth Rogers, CEO, joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto in October 2016.
Seth Rogers, CEO, joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto in October 2016 as the controller.  He served in this rule until May 2019 when he was named to the CEO position. He received his master’s degree in business administration in finance from University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. and was awarded the Kaeslin Scholarship assisting with faculty research. He completed coursework in international finance and graduated with honors.  Seth served as manager and financial analyst with Foresee Orthopedics in Oakdale, Calif.. He was controller for the Center for Independent Rehabilitative Services, Inc. and served his community as the business manager for the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department in Modesto.
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Vance Roget
Vance Roget, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Vance Roget comes to Encompass Health Modesto with more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of settings.

Dr. Vance Roget was named medical director at Encompass Health Modesto in September 2019. He comes to Encompass Health Modesto with more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of settings. Dr. Roget is an independent practice physician who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. After earning his medical degree from The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1981, he completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His undergraduate education was completed in biology at California State University-Chico. His areas of interest include working with patients overcoming strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, and burns.

Dr. Roget is an independent private practice physician.

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Lisa Clawson
Lisa Clawson, LVN

Business Development Director

Lisa has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since January 2017.

Lisa has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since January 2017. She leads business development efforts and manages a team of nurse liaisons who assess patients for possible admission. In her role, she takes care of all hospital marketing, advertising, media requests, outreach and sponsorships, and brings more than 20 years of experience as an LVN working as a float pool nurse at Emanuel Medical Center, a supervisor for a cardiologist office and worked as the quality assurance manager for Golden Valley Health Centers 27 clinics.

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Judith Lanning
JUDITH LANNING

Human Resources Director

Judith joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto team in March 2022.

Judith joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto team in March 2022. She is a senior professional in human resources, SPHR, with more than 20 years of HR experience spanning both the public and private sectors. Judith served as director of talent acquisition and later as shareholder and community relations manager at the corporate headquarters of E. & J. Gallo Winery. She also served as director of workforce training at Modesto Junior College leading a team of HR professionals as they provided support for businesses throughout the Central Valley of California.

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Amelia Munoz
Amelia Munoz, MSW, CCM

Director of Case Management

Amelia Muñoz is a certified case manager with a masters degree in social work.

Amelia Muñoz is a certified case manager with a masters degree in social work. She has provided and trained case managers at Encompass Hospitals in: Tucson, AZ; Bakersfield, CA; and Henderson, LV. Her role involves providing the highest quality case management to help patients return to their home/community setting.

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Denise Shackleford
Denise Shackelford

Director of Therapy Operations

Denise has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since its opening September 2016.

Denise has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since its opening September 2016. She has lived in Modesto for more than 25 years and has a passion to see people receive state-of-the-art health care services in the community. Denise holds a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach and brings experience working at various heath care settings to the team. Denise enjoys motivating therapists and patients alike to strive to meet to goals.

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Nicole Stever
Nicole Stever, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Nicole joined Encompass Health Modesto in 2017 as a nurse with 20 years' experience in the medical field.

Nicole was born and raised here in the Central Valley. She joined Encompass Health Modesto in 2017 as a nurse with 20 years' experience in the medical field. In 2018, she was promoted to the role of relief nurse supervisor. Before becoming the chief nursing officer, Nicole joined the hospital's leadership team in March 2019 as the director of quality and risk management, overseeing patient-focused outcomes and patient safety. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). 

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Milena Vaughn
Milena Vaughn, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Milena graduated from pharmacy school in 2003 with a doctoral degree.

Milena graduated from pharmacy school in 2003 with a doctoral degree. Milena has been in California since 2007 and became the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health in 2017. She finds it very rewarding to be part of a multidisciplinary team; improving health outcomes and insuring continuity of care for patients.

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