Encompass Health announces the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Institute of Libertyville, a 60-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, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Institute of Libertyville 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 Libertyville to help restore function, strength, hope and confidence to individuals recovering from major illnesses and injuries with the ultimate goal of helping them return to the community at their highest levels of independence,” said Jennifer Weiss, CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Institute of Libertyville. “This state-of-the-art hospital combined with our team of experts and advanced technologies will allow Northern Illinois residents to receive superior, specialized care close to home.”

This is the 147th inpatient rehabilitation hospital and its third inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Illinois, with another hospital expected to open in Illinois this year.

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

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