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Welcome to Encompass Health Reading

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 of Reading, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Reading, 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 of Reading 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 of Reading, 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

60 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Courtyard

Interpreter Services

Cafeteria

Student Observation Hours

Nonsmoking

Service and Pet Visitors Allowed with Up-to-Date Shot Record

Day Room

Activities for Daily Living Area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

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Careers

We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

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

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

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

Amputee Rehabilitation

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

Leadership and Staff

Judy Parker, CEO
Judy Parker, EdD, MSL, BSBA

Chief Executive Officer

Judy Parker assumed the role of CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in May 2021.

Judy Parker assumed the role of CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in May 2021, having most recently served as the associate administrator at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree. She has more than 30 years of healthcare experience. Judy holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from University of Phoenix, a master's degree in leadership/crisis management from Grand Canyon University and an education doctorate in health care leadership from Grand Canyon University.

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Daniel Mcneil, MD
Daniel McNeill

Medical Director

Dr. McNeill joined the medical staff at Encompass Health Reading, in 2016.

Dr. McNeill joined the medical staff at Encompass Health Reading, in 2016. He had attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Delaware County and Southwest Philadelphia where he was awarded the medical center’s top intern award. He then began his training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program at the University of Maryland Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. There he served as chief resident of the program and was awarded the Gerald B. Felsenthal Resident excellence award. He is a native of northeastern Pennsylvania but has lived in New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.

Dr. McNeill is an independent private practice physician.

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Donna Bains
Donna Banis, R.Ph.

Director of Pharmacy

Donna has more than 30 years of experience working at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading.

Donna has more than 30 years of experience working at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. She began her journey with the hospital as a pharmacy student in 1986 and transitioned to a staff pharmacist after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 1989. Sixteen years later, Donna was promoted to director of pharmacy. She has served on national pharmacy committees with Encompass Health including the Pharmacy Leadership Board and the Patient Safety Task Force. She currently guides and supports new pharmacy directors in the Northeast region through our preceptor program.

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Cindy Chimino
CINDY CHIMINO

Human Resources Director

Cindy joined the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in October 2023.

Cindy joined the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in October 2023. Cindy brings 20 years of human resources experience to Encompass Health with 11 of those years being in healthcare. Cindy graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

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Shannon Giovinazzo
SHANNON GIOVINAZZO

Chief Nursing Officer

Shannon assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in October 2022.

Shannon assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in October 2022 after serving as nurse manager for five years. Her career at Encompass Health began in June 2004 as a student and transitioned to a staff nurse after graduating from East Stroudsburg University in 2009. Shannon has more than 15 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing and is a certified rehabilitation registered nurse. Shannon is dedicated to providing an exceptional patient experience and enhancing programs that contribute to advanced patient outcomes.

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Bob Hoover
BOB HOOVER

Facilities Management Director

Bob has more than 20 years of experience in maintenance and mechanics.

Bob has more than 20 years of experience in maintenance and mechanics. He joined Encompass Health in 2008 and assumed the position of facilities maintenance director on August 2022. Bob also serves as the safety officer for the hospital and ensures that the hospital and equipment meet safety guidelines.

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Jenny Law
JENNY LAW, MS, CCM

Director of Case Management

Jenny is a certified case manager with almost 10 years of medical case management experience.

Jenny is a certified case manager with almost 10 years of medical case management experience. In addition to her experience in inpatient rehabilitation her background includes med surg, oncology, orthopedics, critical care, palliative care and home health. Jenny holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from The University of Pittsburgh as well as a master’s degree in psychology from Walden University.

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Terence (Terry) Lumley
Terence (Terry) Lumley, MBA, OTR/L

Director of Therapy Operations

Terry brings 22 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading

Terry brings 22 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. He assumed increasing responsibilities in hospital operations over the last 10 years serving as director of rehabilitation services. Terry received his bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Temple University and his master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in healthcare systems from Drexel University.

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Ginger Pakradooni
GINGER PAKRADOONI

Business Development Director

Ginger started with Encompass in 2021 as a rehab liaison.

Ginger started with Encompass Health in 2021 as a rehabilitation liaison before transitioning to an admissions liaison. She was promoted to business development director in September 2023. Ginger began her medical career as a pediatric respiratory therapist after earning her bachelor’s degree from West Chester University.

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Holly Palka
Holly Palka

Director of Quality and Risk

Holly joined the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in August of 2020.

Holly joined the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading in August of 2020. A Pennsylvania native, she brings more than 20 years of experience in acute inpatient rehabilitation from varied clinical and leadership roles across her career. Holly received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the Medical College of Georgia, and is a certified aging in place specialist.

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Jason Pulaski
Jason Pulaski

Controller

Jason brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading.

Jason brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. Jason has served as Encompass Health Reading’s controller for more than seven years. Jason graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in health policy and administration.

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