STUART, Fla., Sept. 2, 2020– Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health in Stuart recently opened its fourth and final bed expansion. With the addition of 16 beds, the hospital, located at 5850 SE Community Dr., can now serve up to 80 patients at a time.
Since opening its doors in June of 2013 with 34-beds, the hospital has undergone four expansions to meet the growing demand for intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation services in the area. The hospital serves patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. It provides physical, occupational and speech therapies that aim to restore functional ability and quality of life and 24‑hour care by registered nurses, many of whom are certified in rehabilitation nursing.
“We are incredibly grateful each day to be able to provide life-changing services that help people get their lives back. Our amazing team goes above and beyond to meet our patients’ medical needs and goals while giving them the confidence they need to move past their illnesses or injuries,” said Ivette Miranda, CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health. “Because of the trust our community has in our services, we will now be able to help more individuals in our area walk again, talk again and get back to the things they love most.”
Since opening its doors seven years ago, the hospital has helped almost 10,000 patients return to the community at their highest levels of independence. It has also received accreditation from The Joint Commission for its stroke and hip fracture rehabilitation programs.
About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Martin Health, is an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach and Okeechobee counties, the hospital is located at 5850 SE Community Dr. in Stuart and on the web at www.encompasshealth/martinrehab.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, 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 includes 136 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 39 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter and Facebook.