Encompass Health Corp announces it has placed land under contract to build a freestanding, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The hospital, to be named Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Palm Beach Gardens, is expected to start providing patient care in 2023.

Complementing local acute healthcare services, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Palm Beach Gardens will offer physical, occupational and speech therapies, and 24-hour nursing care, to restore functional ability and quality of life. It will serve patients recovering from major illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. Care will be provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians. 

The one-story hospital will feature all private patient rooms, a therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies and an activities of daily living suite, cafeteria, dining room, pharmacy and therapy courtyard.  

The Company has provided inpatient rehabilitation services to Floridians for 30 years, and its Florida footprint currently includes 13 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and one hospital under construction in Pensacola that is projected to open in August.

In addition, Encompass Health has currently announced seven other hospitals in Florida that are scheduled to open in 2022 and 2023.

[Source: Encompass Health]

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