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Admission Criteria and Referrals

Patients admitted to the Stroke Rehab Program must have realistic rehabilitation goals that reflect the potential for gaining independence or achieving a higher function in self care activities, speech/language function or cognitive function.                    

Patients must be responsive to verbal and/or visual stimuli and be able to consistently follow at least one step commands. 

Additionally, a patient must: 

  • Require and be able to participate in physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy at least 3 hours each day.
  • Need more than one type of rehab therapy and have a potential for functional improvement.
  • Have a supportive social system and a defined, expected discharge destination other than a skilled nursing facility.
  • Be medically appropriate for inpatient hospital environment and have stable vital signs.
  • A cognitive level of three or higher on the Rancho Los Amigos scale (Brain Injury patients).



To make a referral, call (336) 713-8500 or (888) 650-9568.

For additional information about our programs, call (336) 716-8454 or email


Wake Forest Baptist Health accepts payment from all major private insurance plans, workers' compensation, Medicare and Medicaid. 

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