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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Hilton Head holds grand opening

Inpatient rehabilitation hospital will begin serving patients on June 18

A community grand opening celebration for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Hilton Head was held on Tuesday, June 12 from 4-6 p.m. The new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital, is located at 107 Seagrass Station Road in Bluffton and is expected to begin serving patients on June 18. 

Hilton Head Ribbon Cutting

Many local leaders and guests attended the event, which included hospital tours and a formal ribbon cutting and presentation with remarks from Barb Jacobsmeyer, executive vice president and president of inpatient hospitals for Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health Corp.; Mayor Lisa Sulka of the Town of Bluffton; and Brian Burnside, CEO of Encompass Health Hilton Head.

“By delivering connected care and superior outcomes at Encompass Health Hilton Head, we are able to help patients relearn skills such as walking, talking and self-care,” said Burnside. “We are grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients by helping them return to their loved ones, favorite activities and the Hilton Head community.”

Encompass Health Hilton Head provides a minimum of three hours of intensive therapy a day, five days a week; 24/7 nursing care; and frequent visits by an attending physician. The floorplan includes 38 private patient rooms, a spacious therapy gym, advanced rehabilitation technologies, an activities of daily living suite, an in-house pharmacy, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas.

The specialized hospital serves patients recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, complex orthopedic conditions and cardiac conditions.

About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Hilton Head
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Hilton Head is a 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Hilton Head region, the hospital is located at 107 Seagrass Station Road in Bluffton and on the web at

About Encompass Health
As a national leader in post-acute care, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that spans 127 hospitals and 268 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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