Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center is an independent privately held not for profit Physical Medical Rehabilitation facility accredited by the Joint Commission.
Clinical services are provided under the direction of the Medical Director - Mehmet Ismailoglu, M.D. and Board Certified Physiatrist, Dr. Jeff Kramer. Under their management, patients are provided specific medical and rehabilitation oversight pertaining to his diagnosis and/or condition.
Our interdisciplinary team is comprised of professionals in the areas of rehabilitation nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, aquatic therapy, speech/language pathology, medical social work and sports medicine.
The following comprehensive services are available to patients on either an inpatient or outpatient basis:
To facilitate physical medical rehabilitation inpatient admissions, an admitting case manager conducts an evaluation of the prospective patient to identify their rehabilitation needs. The case manager collaborates with Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center's Medical Director in determining the status for admission. Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center accepts referrals from physicians, social workers, nurses, therapists, discharge planners, insurers, and case managers.
Over the course of the past 90+ years in providing physical medical rehabilitation services to the surrounding Battle Creek area, specific programs have been developed to meet the needs pertaining to specific diagnostic groups. Through the evaluation of the medical staff executive committee, and recommendation from providers in the medical community, Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center has recently enhanced our program capabilities to meet the medical rehabilitation needs of persons involved with traumatic brain injury.
The following scope of programs is provided:
Our treatment team works with the patient to achieve their goals in the areas of:
When considering a patient for physical medical inpatient rehabilitation pertaining to the described programs, our interdisciplinary team evaluates the following areas.
Examples of conditions that may cause disability necessitating rehabilitation admission:
To benefit from inpatient rehabilitation it is required that the patient have a reasonable expectation for significant improved function as a result of the rehabilitation program which may include the following:
To maximize the rehabilitation process and to complete the inpatient criteria, the patient should have an appropriate discharge plan, and be willing and able with their family to participate in the rehabilitation program.
Admission into the physical medical inpatient setting requires the person to be minimally 15 years of age. Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center's goal is to maximize the person's ability to return to their home. We succeed in this focus with 84 percent of our discharges from inpatient services transitioning to the home setting. Those who are not able to transition back into their home are typically discharged to an extended care or skilled nursing facility. The average age of the patient we serve in the physical inpatient medical rehabilitation setting is 71 years of age, with an average length of stay of 9 days for all related rehabilitation impairment groups.
Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center is not able to provide clinical support of patients with the following conditions:
Patients who fall into any of these categories will be assisted by either the hospital's case manager and/or medical social worker in identification of alternative medical rehabilitation resources which can support their clinical management.
Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center offers comprehensive therapy services for all age groups and cultural diversity. It is our goal to assist the patient in attaining the highest functional level possible and to enhance their quality of life though the rehabilitation process.
Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center is committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we continue to strive to deliver high quality, cost effective health care services in the community and region we serve.
In pursuit of our mission, we believe the following value statements are essential and timeless:
Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center places significant emphasis on patient rights and promotes, in highest regard, the principles of ethical conduct. In the delivery of our services, patients have a right to considerate care that safeguards their personal dignity and respects their cultural, spiritual and psychosocial values.
The hospital demonstrates particular importance on meeting the cultural diversity of those we serve. Assessment of the patient's cultural background and/or unique beliefs is obtained upon admission to the hospital. Environmental support is provided to meet the specific needs and to insure respect, privacy and acknowledgment of their values while in our facility.
To ensure that patient's rights are met, a patient relations program is in place to verify our commitment to those we serve. The hospital is devoted to respect the rights of patients and to conduct business relationships with patients, their families and the community in an ethical manner. Information describing patient rights and the process to which patients may convey information regarding care received is directed to a patient representative. This process is described to all patients and families upon admission to our facility.
|Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center
393 E. Roosevelt
Battle Creek, Michigan 49017