Encompass Health and Shannon Health announce the opening of Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health.

The 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in San Angelo, Tex, 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.

In addition to 24-hour nursing care, 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. It also offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life, a media release from Encompass Health Corp explains.

“Through our partnership, we are pleased to open and operate Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital for area patients and families. Our rehabilitative care will help patients regain their strength and function as well as the confidence needed to return to the Concho Valley region.”

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

“Shannon is excited to bring this facility to our community. Our mission is to ensure that people in the Concho Valley have access to the care they need here at home. This specialized hospital will serve more patients in our region while combining the best practices and technology for these patients and the providers caring for them.”

— Shane Plymell, CEO of Shannon Health

Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital is Encompass Health’s 138th inpatient rehabilitation hospital and is a new service offered by the Shannon Health system.

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

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