Encompass Health opens rehabilitation hospital in South Dakota, US

16 June 2020 (Last Updated June 16th, 2020 10:03)

Encompass Health has announced the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, US.

Encompass Health opens rehabilitation hospital in South Dakota, US
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Credit: PRNewsfoto/Encompass Health Corp.

Encompass Health has announced the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, US.

Located at 4700 W 69th Street, the new freestanding hospital is the company’s first inpatient rehabilitation hospital in South Dakota

It has 40 private patient rooms and a large therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies. Additionally, it offers therapy courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas.

Highly specialised nurses, therapists and physicians are available at the hospital to provide care.

Encompass Health inpatient hospitals executive vice-president and president Barb Jacobsmeyer said: “For 36 years, Encompass Health has been committed to helping patients reach their most optimal levels of independence after a life-altering illness or injury.

“We are excited to begin providing our intensive rehabilitation services in the Sioux Falls community.”

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls will complement local acute care services and care for patients overcoming debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.

It offers physical, occupational and speech therapies in addition to 24-hour nursing care.

The hospital is Encompass Health’s 136th inpatient rehabilitation hospital.

Encompass Health has a national footprint that includes 136 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 39 states and Puerto Rico.

Through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies, it offers facility-based as well as home-based patient care.

In March 2018, Encompass Health announced plans to build a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Texas, US with an investment of $25m.