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Encompass Health reveals initial proposal for construction of a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in San Antonio

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Apr 4, 2024

Encompass Health Corp. announced plans to build a 50-bed rehabilitation hospital in San Antonio. The hospital will be located in Westover Hills and will cater to patients recovering from various illnesses and injuries such as strokes, neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations. It will offer 24-hour nursing care, along with physical, occupational, and speech therapies to help patients regain functional ability and quality of life. The hospital will have specialized nurses, therapists, and physicians providing care.

The facility will include private patient rooms, a therapy gym with advanced technologies, activities of daily living suite, dining room, pharmacy, and therapy courtyard. Encompass Health’s president of the Southwest region, Frank Brown, expressed excitement about bringing rehabilitation services to the Westover Hills community. The hospital aims to provide high-quality, compassionate, and personalized care to help patients return to the community with increased independence.

The new hospital in San Antonio will be part of Encompass Health’s national network of rehabilitation hospitals, adding to their existing footprint in Texas. Encompass Health is the largest owner and operator of rehabilitation hospitals in the United States, with 160 hospitals in 37 states and Puerto Rico. They focus on providing rehabilitative care for patients recovering from major injuries or illnesses using advanced technology and innovative treatments. Encompass Health has been recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, visit their website or follow them on social media platforms.

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