Encompass Health announces the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, its 13th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Florida and its 139th overall.

The 50-bed 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 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 also offers physical, occupational and speech therapies. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians.

“Through this new hospital and our existing hospitals in the region, we will continue to support the demand for high-quality rehabilitative care in the Tampa Bay area and allow patients to receive specialized care closer to home. We are excited to be serving this community and helping patients regain the strength and function needed to help them reach their highest levels of independence.”

— Barb Jacobsmeyer, executive vice president and president of inpatient hospitals for Encompass Health

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

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