Overview

About Us

Lee Memorial HospitalWith caring hearts and capable hands, the Rehabilitation Hospital team strives to provide you with the first-class care necessary to restore you to a higher quality of living. With the guidance of our highly skilled rehabilitation team, we will help you on the road to recovery and an independent lifestyle.

Rehabilitation Team

The rehabilitation team consists of the patient, the family, the attending physician, care manager, nurses, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, neuropsychologist and other health care professionals as needed.


Number of Persons Served

In the 12 month period of October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013, the Rehabilitation Hospital discharged 957 patients delivering more than 12,212 days of patient care with an average length of stay of 12.8 days.

Ages of persons serviced are 8 years and older.

8-12 years old:0
13-18 years old:8
19-40 years old:38
41-64 years old:259
65-105 years old:652

Male: 496
Female:461


Conditions and Diagnoses Served

The case mix of impairment groups served by the Rehabilitation Hospital are listed below.*

Stroke23324.3%
Traumatic Brain Injury404.2%
Non-Traumatic Brain Injury464.8%
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury131.4%
Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury363.8%
Neuro222.3%
Fractured Lower Extremity20020.9%
Replacement LE757%
Other Ortho576.0%
Amputation Lower Extremity343.6%
Cardiac262.7%
Pulmonary4 0.4%
Major Multiple Trauma without Brain or Spinal Cord Injury606.3%
Major Multiple Trauma with Brain or Spinal Cord Injury151.6%
Guillain-Barre60.6%
Medically Complex909.4%


Discharge Disposition

Upon completion of their stay at the Rehabilitation Hospital from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013, patients were discharged to the following settings:

DispositionRehabilitation HospitalNational (adjusted)
Discharge to Community (patient goal) - 707 patients met their discharge goals74%79.3%
Discharge to Skilled Facility or Other Alternate Level of Care-134 patients14%13%
Discharge to Acute Care-114 patients11%7.8 %

*Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation: Case Mix Group Adjusted Report Copyright 2013 UDSMR – U. B. Foundation Act. Inc. (October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013)


Center of Excellence

The Rehabilitation Hospital at Lee Memorial Health System has been designated the first Center of Excellence in the U.S. by the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA). We pride ourselves in providing the most comprehensive effective and outcome based rehabilitation to all our patients.

The Rehabilitation Hospital has been recognized by the following organizations:

  • National Accreditation by DNV Designated as a State of Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program (BSCIP)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Stroke Specialty Accreditation (CARF)
  • Brain Injury Specialty Accreditation (CARF)
  • Center of Excellence Neuro Developmental Treatment Association


Contact Us

The Rehabilitiation Hospital

  • 2776 Cleveland Avenue
  • Medical Office Center
  • 5th and 6th Floor
  • Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • Phone: 239-343-3900
  • Fax: 239-343-3144

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