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Admission Criteria and Referrals

Admission Criteria 

Patients admitted to the Spinal Cord Injury Rehab Program must have realistic rehabilitation goals that reflect the potential for gaining independence or achieving a higher function in self care activities and mobility.                  

Additionally, a patient must:

  • Require and be able to participate in physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy at least 3 hours each day, 5 days a week.
  • 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).

 

Referrals 

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

 

For additional information about our programs, call (336) 716-8454 or email Rehab4Life@wakehealth.edu.

 

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

 

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