Inpatient Rehabilitation Program

Roper Rehabilitation Hospital offers a variety of acute inpatient programs and maintains national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP) provides specialized care to individuals with various diagnoses, injuries, or illness that require acute inpatient rehabilitation. Diagnoses treated are, but not limited to, amputation, multi trauma, post-transplant, cardiac, neurological diagnoses including Guillen Barre and many more.

patient with physical therapist

Inpatient program

Roper Rehabilitation Hospital’s unique location within Roper Hospital provides our patients the advantage of access to advanced medical care 24/7, including laboratory, diagnostic imaging, medical and pharmacy services.

Roper Rehabilitation Hospital’s goal is for our patients to return to their community and independent living at the highest level of potential. We are part of the Roper St. Francis Healthcare continuum of care which includes outpatient rehabilitation, home health and hospice.

Experienced staff

Our experienced board-certified physicians and interdisciplinary team partner with patients and their support system to create a comprehensive treatment plan. The team works together to assist patients and their support system to accomplish the highest level of potential within their individualized programs.

Our interdisciplinary team members have specialized training in addressing the needs of the CIIRP population, including:

  • Neurological clinical specialists (NCS)
  • Certified stroke rehabilitation specialists (CSRS)
  • Certified kinesiotape practitioner (CKTP)
  • Certified driving rehabilitation specialist (CDRS)
  • Certified brain injury specialists (CBIS)
  • Certified rehabilitation registered nurses (CRRN)
  • Certified in nonviolent crisis prevention intervention
  • Spinal cord rehabilitation specialists (SCRS)
  • Assistive technology professional (ATP) and ASIA certification

Specialty equipment and resources

  • Lite Gait© and Maxi-Sky© to assist with body weight supported gait training.
  • Functional electrical stimulation devices, including:
    • Bioness L300 Plus,
    • Bioness H200 Wireless
    • FES cycle
  • Xcite
  • Dynavision
  • Community outings as appropriate

Program outcomes

2020 Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Program Demographics and Outcomes

  • 720 patients with diagnoses including amputee, orthopedic, neurological, multi-trauma, cardiac, pulmonary, deconditioning, and more were cared for in our program.
  • The average age of our patients treated was 69 years old. No adolescent patients treated.
  • Ratio of male to female: 307 male 413 female
  • The average length of stay for our patients was approximately 11.8 days.
  • 87% of our patients returned to the community versus another level of care.
  • 4.9% of patients discharged to SNF compared to 5.3% for the Region.
  • 94% of patients rated their quality of care as very good to excellent.
  • 98% of patients rated they were satisfied to very satisfied with their goal attainment.
  • 8.1% of our patients had an unplanned transfer to an acute hospital. Our rate is lower than the Region which was 10.4%.
  • Patients received an average of over 3 hours of therapy 5 days per week.
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