Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC), the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, announces the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Shreveport in Louisiana. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Shreveport, located at 8650 Millicent Way, began accepting patients today.
The hospital features 40 private patient rooms, a large therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies and an activities of daily living suite, a therapy courtyard, a cafeteria and a dayroom. Encompass Health of Shreveport serves patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.
In addition to 24-hour nursing care, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Shreveport offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians.
“We are excited to begin serving patients by providing a higher level of rehabilitative care to Shreveport and surrounding communities,” said Brent Mills, chief executive officer of Encompass Health of Shreveport. “Our interdisciplinary care teams provide individualized treatment plans for each patient recovering from a major illness or injury with a goal of helping them return to the community at their highest level of independence so they can continue the daily activities they most enjoy.”
With the opening of this hospital, Encompass Health now owns and operates 143 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, which includes two in Louisiana. To learn more, visit encompasshealth.com/shreveportrehab.