Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital is dedicated to the rehab care of adults and children with injury, illness, or disability. The nursing department serves a vital role in the delivery of health care to its patients.
A primary nurse assumes the responsibility for the daily nursing care of each individual patient. The nurse also teaches the patient about physical limitations, changes needed in lifestyle, medications and possible specialized care needed after discharge. Unit secretaries and nursing assistants are also available to help meet patients’ needs.
Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital uses an interdisciplinary or team approach comprised of physicians, nurses, therapists, case managers, psychologists, and dieticians. Weekly meetings are held with the patient’s physician and staff directly involved in patient care to determine patient goals and evaluate progress. At these meetings, the rehab nurse often acts as a patient advocate by ensuring that patient needs, expectations, and goals are being addressed throughout the process.
For more information: Contact Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital at (812) 941-8300. Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.