Encompass Health Corp and NCH Healthcare System announce the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Naples, a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. 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, it offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians. 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.

“We are excited to open this new hospital in Naples to help individuals recovering from major illnesses and injuries regain the strength and function to return to the community at their highest levels of independence,” said Enid Gonzalez, CEO of Encompass Health of Naples. “Every detail of the hospital was created with our patients in mind – our freestanding, one-story hospital allows for easier transfers from other facilities and more convenient access for families and visitors. This hospital will give members of the community more options, closer to home for intensive rehabilitation services.”

“NCH Healthcare System is in a period of transformational change becoming an advanced community healthcare system,” said Paul Hiltz, President & CEO, NCH Healthcare System.  “This collaboration with Encompass Health will allow more patients in our community in need of specialized rehabilitative care to get it right here in Naples.”

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Naples is Encompass Health’s 153rd inpatient rehabilitation hospital and its 19th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Florida.

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