Kindred Healthcare LLC and Palomar Health announce the opening of Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute, a 52-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Escondido, Calif, a city in north San Diego County.

In addition, Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, a new system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, announces the grand opening of its first Denver location, in a separate news release.


Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute offers intensive, patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation services with specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputation. The hospital has all private rooms; a secured acquired brain injury unit; in-room dialysis; and large multidisciplinary therapy gymnasiums with the latest therapeutic technologies, including augmented reality balance training, therapy bionics and a full body exoskeleton.

In addition, the hospital features a therapeutic courtyard with varied surfaces; and a transitional living apartment designed to simulate a residential home to prepare patients for their daily living tasks before they are discharged home.

“Our quality-focused collaboration with Palomar Health will allow this new hospital to provide increased access to rehabilitation services in the San Diego County and Southern California region. The Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute will be dedicated to passionately advocating for, and providing hope, healing and recovery to, patients in its care.”

— Russ Bailey, President, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

“We are thrilled to offer our community the highest quality of care through exceptionally skilled staff using the latest technology in a home-like environment. The location is easily accessible for the millions of people living in the region who want to support their loved one’s journey back to health.”

— Palomar Health Chief Operating Officer Sheila Brown

Reunion Rehab – Denver

The hospital cares for people with illnesses and injuries such as stroke and brain injury, as well as other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

“At Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Denver, our interdisciplinary team of physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and specialized rehabilitation nurses, as well as our hospital support team, have planned and prepared for this hospital opening for months.

“With access to advanced technologies and innovative therapies, such as virtual reality simulation and computerized technologies, our treatment teams are committed to creating a stellar patient experience by offering best-in-class, individualized care.”

— Anis Sabeti, Chief Operation Officer of Nobis Rehabilitation Partners, the management company for all Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals

Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Denver has 40 private inpatient bedrooms in addition to amenities such as two large hi-tech therapy gyms, an outdoor courtyard for relaxation and therapy activities, and spacious common areas for family and friend visitation.

“At Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Denver, we understand that each patient’s rehabilitation journey is unique to their condition. Every patient at our hospital will receive comprehensive care and support specific to their needs so they can make a smooth transition from rehabilitation to the everyday life they love.”

— Anis Sabeti

[Source(s): Kindred Healthcare, Palomar Health, Business Wire; Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, GlobeNewswire