Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
The Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at
Murray-Calloway County Hospital is dedicated to helping
patients past the hurdles of recovery and back to their
lives, work, family, and independent living.
The Acute Inpatient Rehab Program is designed to
help you regain your highest level of independence. We
are dedicated to providing the care necessary to meet
physical, psychological and social needs in an
environment that promotes well-being and independence.
Our program is a comprehensive acute patient program
where those who have suffered disabling illness or
have the opportunity to rebuild their lives and
achieve their highest level of functioning. Some of the
conditions that are commonly treated in the Acute
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit include: stroke,
fractured hips/femurs, total joint replacements, brain
injury, spinal cord injuries, neurological conditions,
amputations, multiple trauma, and other debilitating
conditions resulting in loss of independence in
self-care and mobility.
About Our Program
The Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is a 12-bed
inpatient program located on the 4th floor within
Murray-Calloway County Hospital. The unit will provide
a full range of rehabilitation therapies
Besides patient rooms, there will be a therapy gym and
a kitchen, bathroom and washer/dryer for patients to practice taking care of themselves before they actually
The interdisciplinary team will develop an
individualized treatment plan to help the patient
become as independent as possible with the activities
of daily living, including mobility and homemaking
skills, and facilitate re-entry into the home and
community. The patient will receive a minimum of 3
hours of therapy per day for 5 days per week.
- Rehabilitation Nursing - will
help you become more independent by assisting you
to "do for yourself," practicing techniques you
learn in therapy.
- Physical Therapy - helps
strengthen muscles, increase endurance, improve
balance, and improve mobility.
- Occupational Therapy - focuses
on activities to help you care for yourself and
improve your motor coordination.
- Speech Therapy - will identify
and assist in treating communication and swallowing
- Social Work - coordinates care
conferences with you and your family to assist with
discharge planning for supportive services needed.
- Other - psychology,
respiratory therapy, clinical nutrition, vocational
rehab, audiology, and others, as needed.
To Make a Referral
If you believe a person may benefit from our services,
please give us a call. A member of our staff will
perform an assessment at no charge. Patients and their
families may also ask their physician or hospital
social worker to initiate a referral.
Contact the Acute
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Murray Hospital direct
Toll Free: 1-866-442-1429
Fax: (270) 762-1446