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Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation the inpatient rehabilitation unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview
 

At the Johns Hopkins Bayview Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, our mission is to provide comprehensive inpatient, team-based rehabilitation to improve the health, function and well-being of our patients. Our 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit offers inpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language therapy for patients who require intensive rehabilitation, including specialty programs in geriatric and stroke rehabilitation.

A team of experts, including an on-site physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, works together to help patients regain function, become as independent as possible and return to a community setting. Our adult and stroke specialty rehabilitation programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission. For more information about our programs or to make a referral, please call the admissions office at 410-550-7642; for the hearing impaired (TTY), 410-550-5941.

 

Admission Criteria

  • 18 years and older
  • Have a condition that would improve with rehabilitation
  • Medically stable with the ability to tolerate and actively participate in at least three hours of therapy per day (or 15 hours per week)
  • Have a prognosis that indicates reasonable potential to return to a community setting
  • Physician intervention required at least three days per week throughout the acute rehabilitation stay for at least one of the following:
    • Pain management
    • Medication management needed for frequent medication changes
    • Cardiopulmonary management
    • Complex bowel or bladder management
    • Enteral or parenteral feeding for nutritional assistance
 

Tour Johns Hopkins Bayview's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (Slideshow)

John R Burton Pavilion exterior

The Inpatient Rehabilitation unit is located inside the John R. Burton Pavilion.

Physical therapy gym

The gym's equipment gives patients opportunities for many activities that assist with improving walking, stair climbing, balance, strength, range of motion, endurance and overall independence.

Recumbent bicycle, parallel bar and bed

Addressing limitations in ambulation is one of the major focuses during physical therapy sessions. Recumbent bikes address a patient’s endurance, while parallel bars are used early in the rehabilitation of walking when more support is appropriate.

Body weight support therapy

This system allows therapists to provide body weight support during ambulation trials and a safety harness during balance training. The device enables the physical therapist to safely increase an activity's intensity and difficulty for an optimal recovery.

Patient using a recumbent cross trainer

The recumbent cross trainer is used to improve endurance by allowing patients to safely increase intensity during cardiovascular training and to promote neuromuscular recovery of an affected extremity within a supportive harness attachment.

Car simulator, patient and therapist

The car simulator allows patients to practice getting in and out of a sedan before returning home. This helps patients with orthopedic restrictions after surgery, limb loss, and conditions affecting balance, range of motion, mobility and strength.

Therapist and patient doing yoga

The recreational therapy department teams up with physical or occupational therapy to provide seated and/or standing yoga to improve balance, endurance, breathing, confidence, and posture.

Speech and language therapy room

Three individual speech and language therapy treatment rooms provide a quiet and distraction-free environment to assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.

Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS)

The Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS) is utilized by the therapy team to challenge and assess visuomotor coordination, reaction time, visuospatial perception, visual/auditory processing, working memory, and physical/cognitive endurance.

Occupational therapy kitchen

The occupational therapy kitchen allows patients to practice daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, appliance use and laundry. These functional tasks help facilitate neuromuscular rehabilitation by tapping into the desire to return home.

activities of daily living suite

The activities of daily living suite allows patients to practice mobility with common household furniture and complete simulated tasks, which aid neuromuscular rehabilitation and tap into the patient’s motivation for returning to their prior baseline.

Bimanual arm trainer

The mirrored motion Bimanual Arm Trainer (BAT) allows for patients recovering from a neurological condition to engage their affected arm in a repetitive and functional motion simulated within a video game environment.

Community room photo

Recreational therapy uses the community room's many games and other activities to address the needs of psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.

Patient room photo

One of the patient rooms on the 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Staff check a patient's vital signs

Each patient is seen hourly by nursing staff to ensure their health and safety. The inpatient rehabilitation unit has a large multidisciplinary care team to support patients as they achieve their goals.

Tour Johns Hopkins Bayview's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (Slideshow)

John R Burton Pavilion exterior

The Inpatient Rehabilitation unit is located inside the John R. Burton Pavilion.

Physical therapy gym

The gym's equipment gives patients opportunities for many activities that assist with improving walking, stair climbing, balance, strength, range of motion, endurance and overall independence.

Recumbent bicycle, parallel bar and bed

Addressing limitations in ambulation is one of the major focuses during physical therapy sessions. Recumbent bikes address a patient’s endurance, while parallel bars are used early in the rehabilitation of walking when more support is appropriate.

Body weight support therapy

This system allows therapists to provide body weight support during ambulation trials and a safety harness during balance training. The device enables the physical therapist to safely increase an activity's intensity and difficulty for an optimal recovery.

Patient using a recumbent cross trainer

The recumbent cross trainer is used to improve endurance by allowing patients to safely increase intensity during cardiovascular training and to promote neuromuscular recovery of an affected extremity within a supportive harness attachment.

Car simulator, patient and therapist

The car simulator allows patients to practice getting in and out of a sedan before returning home. This helps patients with orthopedic restrictions after surgery, limb loss, and conditions affecting balance, range of motion, mobility and strength.

Therapist and patient doing yoga

The recreational therapy department teams up with physical or occupational therapy to provide seated and/or standing yoga to improve balance, endurance, breathing, confidence, and posture.

Speech and language therapy room

Three individual speech and language therapy treatment rooms provide a quiet and distraction-free environment to assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.

Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS)

The Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS) is utilized by the therapy team to challenge and assess visuomotor coordination, reaction time, visuospatial perception, visual/auditory processing, working memory, and physical/cognitive endurance.

Occupational therapy kitchen

The occupational therapy kitchen allows patients to practice daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, appliance use and laundry. These functional tasks help facilitate neuromuscular rehabilitation by tapping into the desire to return home.

activities of daily living suite

The activities of daily living suite allows patients to practice mobility with common household furniture and complete simulated tasks, which aid neuromuscular rehabilitation and tap into the patient’s motivation for returning to their prior baseline.

Bimanual arm trainer

The mirrored motion Bimanual Arm Trainer (BAT) allows for patients recovering from a neurological condition to engage their affected arm in a repetitive and functional motion simulated within a video game environment.

Community room photo

Recreational therapy uses the community room's many games and other activities to address the needs of psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.

Patient room photo

One of the patient rooms on the 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Staff check a patient's vital signs

Each patient is seen hourly by nursing staff to ensure their health and safety. The inpatient rehabilitation unit has a large multidisciplinary care team to support patients as they achieve their goals.

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