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Acute Rehabilitation Services

Acute Rehabilitation Services at Swedish Medical Center

Acute care rehabilitation is an advanced form of care that aggressively helps patients progress toward their recovery after a serious injury.

Swedish Acute Rehab Offers:

  • A continuum of care for trauma, neurological and other patients
  • 20-bed Acute Care Rehabilitation Unit
  • A team approach to help patients reach their maximum level of functioning and independence and enable them to return home or to a less intensive care setting.
  • Interdisciplinary care that include nursing as well as occupational, physical and speech and language therapies.
  • Physiatrists - doctors who specialize in rehabilitation - work with other specialty physicians as well to ensure continuity of care.
  • Treatment seven days a week for patients with many diagnoses, conditions, diseases and therapy needs.
  • An individual plan based on the patiient's needs, which often includes intensive therapy for a minimum of three hours per day in accordance with CMS and or CARF standards.

Insurance Approval for Rehabilitation Services

Need assistance with insurance approval for treatment? Call 303-788-5963 for help getting therapy cleared through your insurance company.

Learn more about Acute Rehabilitation at Swedish

Our Areas of Expertise

Given Swedish's Level I Trauma Center and nationally recognized Stroke Center, the Acute Rehabilitation Unit has developed a unique niche of expertise in treating stroke survivors, people recovering from traumatic brain injury and ortho-trauma patients.

Our Rehabilitation Process

Learn more about restoring independence with Swedish Acute Rehabilitation

Top Performer

Swedish Acute Rehabilitation was named a "Top Performer" by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDS-PRO). This award is for Outstanding Rehabilitation Program Performance. Swedish's program is in the top 10% of all UDS-PRO subscribers (nearly 900 facilities). USD-PRO is the most widely used system in the world for documenting the severity of patient disability and outcomes of medical rehabilitation.