Encompass Health Corp and Lee Healthcare Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lee Health, announce the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape Coral, a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The hospital features all private patient rooms, a large therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies and an activities of daily living suite, a therapy courtyard, a cafeteria and a dayroom.

The hospital serves patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, the new rehabilitation hospital offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians.

“We are excited to open this new hospital in Cape Coral to help individuals recovering from major illnesses and injuries regain the strength and function needed to reach their highest levels of independence,” said Michelle Fitzgerald, CEO of Encompass Health of Cape Coral. “Through customized therapies and best practices, our team will deliver specialized care, close to home at this state-of-the-art hospital and help our patients return to things they love most.”

This is Encompass Health’s 149th inpatient rehabilitation hospital and its 17th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Florida, with two additional hospitals expected to open in Florida this year.

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

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