The John M. Boler Center for Rehabilitation is a 33-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit that offers all private rooms, award-winning care and a wide range of the newest equipment including virtual reality, robotics and functional electrical stimulation. The goal is to maximize your independence with a safe transition back to home and the community.
You will begin your stay by meeting individually with members of your rehab team who will evaluate your unique needs, abilities and objectives. With your input they will design an individualized treatment plan to help you optimize recovery and assist with your transition home. You will benefit from therapy six days a week and close medical oversight 24/7. Under the direction of a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, your rehab team will meet weekly to discuss your goals and progress, and collaborate to provide the exact care you need.
Those who are admitted to the unit have both medical and functional needs and are able to actively participate in their recovery. Our comprehensive program puts you, the patient, at the center of our rehab team. We utilize a team approach to rehabilitative care. Our rehab unit is staffed by a variety of healthcare providers who work together to help our patients reach their goals.
Our specialists treat:
We offer cutting-edge technologies to assist you in recovery.
Our team will introduce you to the unit so you can immediately feel at home and become involved in planning your care. When you and your family members meet with your care team, you’ll discuss your needs and preferences, and your care team will plan and schedule services so they are tailored to your goals and needs. Your team may include:
Our doctors coordinate and supervise your medical care and rehabilitation plan. They work with other team members to maximize your progress.
Specially trained in a holistic approach to meet your physical, emotional, educational, environmental and spiritual needs, our nurses will help you reach your goal of a productive and independent life.
Focused on helping you improve your strength, endurance, motor control and stability, our PTs help you improve your ability to stand, walk, climb steps or use a wheelchair.
Our OTs teach daily living activities such as dressing, bathing, eating and tasks involving household chores. They may also work with you on strengthening muscles and educate you on how to conserve your energy and use special equipment.
If you have problems expressing and understanding language or have a swallowing disorder, our speech therapists will help improve your skills.
When it is time for you to leave the rehabilitation unit, our social workers will coordinate your discharge.
Our nutritionists will develop a program tailored to you. It will help you know what to eat, how much and when, depending on your condition.
Although Jose’s journey to recovery continues at home, he made great strides at the Boler Center for Rehabilitation, regaining many lost skills and learning how move forward with his best possible quality of life.
For more information about the John M. Boler Center for Rehabilitation, call 847-618-6716 or email us at NCHrehabunit@nch.org.