THE PATIENT JOURNEY

Heal, recover, rejoin the life you love.

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Within the first 24 hours

Within the first hours of your stay at Shreveport Rehabilitation Hospital, you will be introduced to our dedicated team of professionals. 

 

Together, we review your personalized treatment goals and discuss how we will accomplish them together.  This becomes your personalized plan of treatment and will include specifics on your daily routine. 

Your assigned Case Manager is your biggest advocate upon admission and a member of the treatment team. Your Case Manager monitors your progress on specific goals and discusses the goals daily with the treatment team. 

What to Expect During Your Rehab Stay

An early start to the day with breakfast and getting dressed


Morning therapy sessions


Lunch in our common dining areas or in your private room


Break to re-energize: Have a nutritious snack and take a rest


Afternoon therapy sessions 

Evening meal and relaxation with family, loved ones, and visitors
 

Fifteen hours of therapy per week

 

 

What to Bring 

Comfortable Clothing

Appropriate Shoes

Jacket or Sweater

Sleepwear

Toiletry Items

Corrective Items

Common Rehabilitation Activities

Technology-assisted physical activities:
 

  • Functional electrical stimulation 'wakes up' worn-down muscles, which causes them to contract
     

  • Advanced technology helps impaired limbs carry out recurring motion, assisting patients in regaining function and strength.
     

  • Virtual Reality technology assists with hand-eye coordination and improves your ability to think and move. 

Physical activities
 

  • Strengthening motor skills using workouts improves muscle coordination and strength.
     

  • Individual therapy assists with swallowing, speech or language.
     

  • Mobility training including learning to use walking aids to help stabilize and support the weight of your body while relearning to walk.
     

  • Range-of-motion therapy using workouts and other treatments reduces muscle tension and restores motor function.

  • Fine motor skills training regains functioning of the hands and eye-hand coordination.

Emotional and cognitive activities:
 

  • Therapy for communication conditions helps patients regain lost abilities in comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing.

  • Cognitive therapy to incorporate elements of memory, processing speed, and attention that can help restore everyday functioning.
     

  • Psychological assessment and treatment that might include testing a patient's emotional adjustment and ability to manage stress.