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How to Choose a Rehabilitation Center


Maximize Independence with Rehabilitative Care That’s Right for You

Finding the right rehabilitation center is of the utmost importance when starting the recovery process following an injury, major surgery, or debilitating illness. The right rehabilitation center that will meet your needs will help you get back home sooner. But how do you know which rehabilitation center will best help you achieve that goal?

Ultimately, the choice is different for every patient. Some patients have different needs to meet than others. Some facilities are not the best choice to meet these needs. You need to make sure you choose a facility that’s best for yourself and your particular concern. Here are some things to think about that will help you make the right choice for rehabilitative care or assisted living.


Services That Will Best Meet Your Needs

The most important thing to consider is whether or not the rehabilitation center you’re thinking about offers the services you need to best address your particular diagnosis. Ask questions about how experienced the staff is with caring for patients who have your particular issue. You’ll also need to ask if inpatient rehab or outpatient rehab is the best course of action for you. You might prefer the comfort of outpatient care, making this kind of assisted living best for you. In other cases, the best course of action is supervised inpatient care at a trusted facility with 24-hour nursing care. Think about what particular needs you have and how the facilities in question would address these needs.


Will the Facility Accept Your Insurance? 

Make sure you understand your health insurance plan and what will or won’t be covered when you seek rehabilitative care. When choosing a facility, make sure you go over pricing with them to find out what will be covered by insurance and what you’ll be responsible for. If they don’t accept your insurance, you might want to think about a different facility. Make sure you find out if your insurance coverage is accepted.


Choose a Comfortable Setting

The most important thing when it comes to your rehabilitative care is to ensure your comfort. Your care and recovery will not be a pleasant one if you do not feel comfortable. How to maintain a high level of comfort is entirely up to you. Everyone is different and has a different idea of what their comfort is. Think about what type of care would be most comfortable for you. Once you have that figured out, you can find the facility that best meets those comfort needs. Make a list of the rehab facilities you’re thinking about and reach out to them to find out how they will ensure your comfort.


Check the Reviews

When all else fails, check the reviews of various rehabilitation centers and find the facility with the best reviews. Learning about the experiences of other patients can help you make a choice for yourself. Actual, real testimonials will give you an idea of the care you will or will not receive at an assisted living facility.

Wartburg is a rehabilitation center that offers inpatient care to maximize the independence for every patient. We will craft a therapy regimen that will best meet your needs. Our rehabilitative care includes assisted living, home health care, and senior care for patients in Mt. Vernon, NY; Riverdale, NY; Eastchester, NY; New Rochelle, NY; Scarsdale, NY; Larchmont, NY; Pelham, NY; and Bronxville, NY.

Call our facility today for more information. We would be happy to schedule a virtual tour to get you started.

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