Referral Process

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from physicians, discharge planners, case managers and healthcare organizations.  Upon receipt of a referral a screening is conducted to determine qualifications for admission to the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. 

Admission considerations include:

  • Appropriate diagnosis
  • Monitoring and medical management by a rehabilitation physician required
  • 24-hour rehabilitation nursing care needed
  • Skilled physical therapy, occupational therapy, and/or speech-language pathology needed
  • Sufficient cognitive ability and endurance to benefit from an intensive therapy program
  • Discharge plan to a community setting
  • Insurance pre-authorization is usually necessary

To make a referral or for additional information, please contact the referral development coordinator at (925) 947-5252.