Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest's rehabilitation services include the most comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation facility between Dallas/Fort Worth and Georgetown, Texas, as well as a network of outpatient rehabilitation centers. The inpatient rehabilitation program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission (TJC). Experienced physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians on our medical staff, therapists and rehabilitation nurses are supported by specially trained technicians and aides to help you attain your maximum level of wellbeing and functioning to successfully transition to home or another care setting.
Returning You Home Is Our Specialty
Our program has a proven history of admitting patients earlier than other providers, taking care of higher-than-average complex patients and returning a greater percentage of patients home. From the moment you enter our doors, we partner with you and your family to plan for your successful discharge. Our multidisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals includes:
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Speech-language pathologists
- Hand therapists
- Rehabilitation nurses
- Recreational therapists
- Case managers
- Social workers
- Pastoral care
- Orthotics/prosthetics specialists
Specialized Rehabilitation Programs
We offer a variety of specialized rehabilitation programs to help you overcome challenges from specific illnesses or injuries:
Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Program uses a targeted, individually tailored care plan to help each patient experiencing a stroke or neurological problem to overcome the effects of the illness. The Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest stroke program has been recognized by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for meeting the specialty standards it has established for stroke patient care.
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program has a dedicated team of health care professionals helping patients who have experienced traumatic brain injuries improve their balance, walking, talking, judgment, reasoning, patterning, safety and other cognitive skills.
Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program helps patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury regain as much function as possible in the affected limbs.
Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program specializes in improving strength and function for orthopedic patients after traumatic accidents or surgeries.
Occupational and Hand Therapy uses specially trained occupational hand therapists who work with an individual whose injury or disease has resulted in wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons or nerves, fracture or amputation of the finger, hand or arm. The goal is to restore function, prevent dysfunction and/or reverse the progression of disorders impacting the upper limb.
Parkinson's Disease Physical Therapy Program uses rehabilitation specialists at Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest who have developed special expertise in individualized therapy by working with hundreds of patients with Parkinson's disease. There is increasing evidence that people with Parkinson's disease often find physical therapy can improve strength and flexibility and decrease pain and stiffness. In fact, physical therapy is becoming an increasingly important part of many treatment plans.
For more information about Rehabilitation Services at Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest, call 254.202.2579.