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Inpatient Rehabilitation

Baton Rouge General has a fully accredited inpatient rehabilitation unit and has two licensed skilled nursing units that enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities following an acute injury or illness. Our staff provides individualized patient-centered care with the goal of optimizing physical independence.

Conditions Treated:

Neurological Disorders

  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Traumatic/Non-Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury

Degenerative Neurological Disorders

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Gullain-Barre Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Other progressive neurological impairments

Orthopedic Conditions

  • Multiple Trauma
  • Hip Fractures
  • Joint Replacements

Other Conditions

  • Voice Disorders
  • Amputations
  • Cardiopulmonary Disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing Difficulty

How is a patient referred for inpatient rehabilitation?

Patients can be referred for an inpatient rehabilitation stay by their doctor, home health nurse or therapist or family member who feels our services could be beneficial.

Call (225) 387-7085 to speak with a member of our team.

Skilled Nursing Unit

Our Skilled Care Unit combines inpatient rehabilitation and 24-hour skilled nursing care, enabling our patients to regain their mobility. Working collaboratively to address their physical and emotional healing, our skilled staff provides an environment that maximizes quality of life.

Services Provided:

  • 24-hr skilled nursing services
  • IV antibiotics administration
  • Occupational therapy
  • On-site lab, imaging and dialysis
  • Physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Wound care

How is a patient referred for skilled care?

Patients can be referred for skilled care by their doctor, home health nurse or therapist or family member who feels our services could be beneficial.

How do we compare? Find out.

Call (225) 387-7816 to speak with a member of our team.

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