Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis has been awarded the highest level of accreditation by CARF International for Inpatient Rehabilitation.
CARF accreditation is a public seal of trust and commitment to quality based on internationally accepted standards. Achieving this accreditation demonstrates Saint Francis's commitment to exceptional, personalized care. An organization receiving the highest
level of CARF accreditation has undergone a detailed peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors, during an on-site visit, its commitment to providing programs and services of the highest quality.
Find supportive care for every situation
It can be daunting to begin putting the pieces back together after a life-changing event. It takes patience, time, and effort to rebuild strength and increase mobility after a surgery, stroke, or injury. The rehabilitation team at Saint Francis Hospital
can create a personalized rehabilitation program, which serves as a map to regaining a good quality of life. Our team will help you find the courage to start moving, and they’ll support you all the way.
Get your life back
Getting you back to a healthy lifestyle is our priority. That’s why our patients begin rehab as soon as possible. Experienced therapists, the proper tools, and working with your therapy team all help to improve your functional abilities and quality
Certain injuries or conditions require intensive rehabilitation in a hospital setting. Our dedicated rehab program provides comprehensive therapy and nursing services to patients who have experienced cardiac and pulmonary conditions, , stroke,
surgery, a major illness or trauma in a supportive, caring environment. Patients work with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, and they receive at least three hours of therapy, five days per week.
Neuropathy and Myopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Degenerative or Progressive Neurological Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
General Medical/Cardiac or Pulmonary
Medical Consults (if necessary)
Speech and Language Pathology
Our physical therapy program aims to help patients regain movement and mobility, increase their independence and maximum function through personalized plans. Therapists will work with you to improve your balance, strength, ability to walk, go and
down stairs, endurance and assist you in determining what adaptive equipment is needed if necessary.
Speech therapy services are available to patients recovering from stroke, brain injury or muscular disorders. Whether your goal is to improve your quality of speech, re-educate your vocal muscles or control a swallowing disorder, licensed therapists are
here to guide you through a personalized recovery experience. Speech therapy may also assist the patient with cognitive processes such as problem solving and memory.
Occupational therapy aims to restore patients to daily living activities after an accident, illness or surgery. Saint Francis Hospital’s occupational therapy programs are designed with the patient in mind, and include customized therapy plans which
may include manual treatment, exercise, self-care, physical activities, feeding, grooming, toileting, homemaking skills, perceptual and coordination training, hand splinting, and adaptive equipment training.
Saint Francis Hospital Memphis inpatient rehabilitation team works to provide patients with high quality care. In 2017 our patient outcomes were above the national average in several categories. For stroke patients, 82% of those cared for at Saint Francis
return home compared to 72% nationally. And they attain 26 points of functional gain as opposed to 24 points nationally, which means our patients are more independent and require less care from a caregiver. For all diagnoses treated at Saint Francis
inpatient rehabilitation, 79% go home as opposed to 74% nationally.
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