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Welcome to Encompass Health Martin

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 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Stuart, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health 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.

Learn what to expect during inpatient rehabilitation

Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health, 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

80 Private rooms

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Cafeteria

Day room

Courtyard

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Nonsmoking

Volunteers

Student observation hours

Interpreter services

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We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

2023 Stroke Center of Excellence Winner

The Stroke Center of Excellence award is part of Encompass Health’s internal recognition program to highlight accomplishments within our rehabilitation hospitals. It is achieved through a dedication, hard work and superior patient outcomes. To meet strict certification criteria, hospitals must provide high quality services, and the program must meet The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and hold The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation to qualify. 

Leadership and Staff

Ivette Miranda
Ivette Miranda

Chief Executive Officer

Ivette Miranda joined Encompass Health in October 2014 and brings more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience to her role.

Ivette Miranda joined Encompass Health in October 2014 and brings more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience to her role. Ivette graduated with a bachelor's degree in organizational management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a master's of business administration from the University of Phoenix. Ivette's extensive experience includes acute care hospital leadership roles including chief operating officer, associate administrator and business office director. In addition, Ivette provided several years of healthcare consulting services to acute hospitals throughout the country.

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Stephen Chastain
Stephen L. Chastain, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Chastain graduated from medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1988.

After undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama, Dr. Chastain graduated from medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1988. He completed internship and residency in internal medicine at UAB in 1991 and began practice in Dothan, Alabama the same year. During his time in Dothan, he gained 16 years of experience in inpatient rehabilitation with Encompass Health including functioning as the medical director. He completed a fellowship in vascular medicine in Greenville, South Carolina in 2012 and is now board certified in internal medicine and vascular medicine. Special interests include peripheral arterial disease, stroke prevention, venous thrombosis, noninvasive vascular testing and vascular rehabilitation. He and his wife Sheila have been married for over 30 years and have two children.

Dr. Chastain is an independent private practice physician.

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Christina Arkenbout
Christina Arkenbout

Human Resources Director

Christina has been with Encompass Health since 2019, bringing nine years of management/employee relations experience to the team.

Christina has been with Encompass Health since 2019, bringing nine years of management/employee relations experience to the team. Christina has held various positions in her time with the company, including administrative assistant in the human resources department and human resources coordinator. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management from Palm Beach State College and is currently pursuing her master's degree in business administration from Capella University.

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Maria Belyea
MARIA BELYEA

Director of Quality & Risk

Maria is passionate about creating a culture of safety in healthcare.

Maria is passionate about creating a culture of safety in healthcare. She brings more than twenty years of experience across the healthcare continuum. Prior to joining the Encompass Health team, she served as the director of quality, risk, infection prevention and the patient safety officer for Broward Health Coral Springs Hospital. Maria has been a registered nurse for over 18 years. She holds an associate degree in nursing from Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts, a bachelor’s degree in English from the State University of New York at Albany, a master's degree in business administration from Louisiana State University at Shreveport and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

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Charmaine Blanchard
Charmaine Blanchard, CRRN, CNO

Chief Nursing Officer

Charmaine brings 16 years of healthcare leadership experience to Encompass Health.

Charmaine brings 16 years of healthcare leadership experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health. She graduated with an Associate of Science in nursing from Broward Community and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University. She also has her Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University. Charmaine’s experience includes acute care hospital leadership in assistant chief nursing officer, director of inpatient surgical services, clinical manager and nursing supervisor.

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Jennifer Johnson
JENNIFER JOHNSON

Director of Case Management

Jennifer joined Encompass Health in June 2016 and brings more than 20 years of nursing and leadership experience.

Jennifer joined Encompass Health in June 2016 and brings more than 20 years of nursing and leadership experience to her role as director of case management. She graduated from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in Orlando, Florida with an associate degree in nursing in 2002 and a bachelor's degree in nursing in 2003. Jennifer’s experience includes acute care, quality and acute rehabilitation. Jennifer works with her team to ensure our patients and families are provided with the support and resources needed to ensure a safe and effective transition back into the community.

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Billy Marshall
BILLY MARSHALL

Facilities Management Director

Billy is the facilities management director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Stuart, Florida.

Billy is the facilities management director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health, in Stuart, Florida. He has 20 years of maintenance experience, over 10 of which have been with Encompass Health. Billy graduated from Louisiana Tech University before stepping into a maintenance supervisory role. His professional passion and contribution to healthcare is to encourage others to work hard and succeed.

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Claudia Moore
Claudia Moore

Director of Pharmacy

Claudia brings more than 15 years of clinical pharmacy experience and nine years of pharmacy leadership to Encompass Health.

Claudia brings more than 15 years of clinical pharmacy experience and nine years of pharmacy leadership to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health.  Claudia graduated with her doctorate of pharmacy degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University, where she continues to precept pharmacy students. Claudia is passionate about making a difference for patients by ensuring they receive the safest and most effective pharmaceutical care.

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Kathy O
Kathy O'Hanna

Business Development Director

For the past 20 years, Kathy O’Hanna’s focus has been in healthcare marketing and business development.

For the past 20 years, Kathy O’Hanna’s focus has been in healthcare marketing and business development. She has experience working in pharmaceutical sales, durable medical equipment, home health care and hospice. Most recently, she served as the division director of sales and business development for Life Care Centers of America. In her role, she was responsible for the oversight of the admissions and marketing teams for 21 skilled nursing facilities throughout the Florida. Her favorite part of healthcare marketing is the primary focus on the patients and those who care for them. Kathy earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Florida State University.

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Christa Reid
Christa Reid

Director of Therapy Operations

Christa serves as director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health.

Christa serves as director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health. She joined the Encompass Health team more than 14 years ago as an occupational therapist. She has held various positions including senior occupational therapist, therapy team leader and most recently therapy manager. She graduated in 2003, from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy with honors. Inpatient rehabilitation has always been Christa’s passion with the patient experience being her priority. She enjoys helping patients return to functioning in their homes and communities.

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Dawn Salas
Dawn Salas

Controller

Dawn brings more than 15 years of healthcare financial management experience to Encompass Health.

Dawn brings more than 15 years of healthcare financial management experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health. Her prior experience includes acute-care as well as various healthcare management companies. Dawn received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She has been a resident of Stuart, Florida for over 20 years.

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Heather Woolf
HEATHER WOOLF

Associate Administrator

Heather is an accomplished healthcare leader with more than 20 years of experience in various healthcare fields including acute care, ambulatory and post-acute care settings.

Heather is an accomplished healthcare leader with more than 20 years of experience in various healthcare fields including acute care, ambulatory and post-acute care settings. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Heather served as the vice president of ambulatory services at Broward Health in which she oversaw all aspects of operations for over 150 employed physicians and 60 locations in south Florida. Heather’s passion is rooted in patient care, as she has been a registered nurse for more than 15 years. Heather attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She holds an associate degree of nursing from Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain University. Heather received her MHA from Florida Atlantic University.

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