Encompass Health Corp announces the opening of its 133rd inpatient rehabilitation hospital, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Katy.

The freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital includes 40 private patient rooms, a therapy gym, a four-chair dialysis suite, an activities of daily living suite, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas.

Complementing local acute care services, the hospital provides rehabilitation for patients recovering from illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. It offers physical, occupational and speech therapies as well as 24-hour nursing care that aim to restore functional ability and quality of life, notes a media release from Encompass Health Corp.

“We’re excited to bring our physical rehabilitative services to Katy through this new, state-of-the-art hospital,” Barb Jacobsmeyer, executive vice president and president of inpatient hospitals for Encompass Health, says in the release.

“We look forward to working with providers in the community to deliver the high-quality, connected care that will help our patients reach superior outcomes and return to their families and communities at their highest levels of independence.”

Encompass Health currently operates 24 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in addition to 52 home health and 11 hospice locations in Texas, per the release.

[Source(s): Encompass Health Corp, PR Newswire]