You have options. In choosing the best rehabilitation hospital, there are some critical things you may want to consider. As you look around, consider the “Five Es”
Excellence. Rancho is proud to be recognized as one of the best rehabilitation hospitals in the United States and the highest rated rehab hospital in Southern California, according to US News & World Report.
Rancho is a Center of Excellence for Spinal Cord Injury. We are one of only 14 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Centers in the United States. This designation reflects our place as a national leader in research, medical care, and specialty services for persons with spinal cord injury.
Rancho’s accreditations by The Joint Commission (TJC) and by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) reflect our ongoing commitment to being the very best we can be. TJC and CARF recognize that Rancho is providing a high level of service, quality of care, and safety for the persons we serve.
Experience. Rancho’s history as a rehabilitation hospital dates back to the years of the polio epidemic. We specialize in the physical rehabilitation of people who have had stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and injuries or illnesses that affect the ability to move. Rancho serves 1300 rehabilitation inpatients each year.
Expertise. Rancho’s inpatient rehab teams are made up of experts with years of experience in the rehabilitation of children and adults. There are specialized teams dedicated to stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, pediatrics, and orthopedics.
A team includes occupational, physical, speech, and recreation therapists, physicians specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine, nurses, social workers, case managers, and psychologists. The most important members of the team, however, are the patient and family or support system. We rely on your expert knowledge of your life, goals and needs to drive the rehab process.
Extensive services and programs. Rancho offers comprehensive services and programs to people who have had a catastrophic injury or illness. From inpatient rehab to the transition back to home and community. From outpatient therapy and medical services to art programs , driver’s training , and support groups. At Rancho, you’ll find care for the body, mind, and spirit.
Exit plan. Rancho’s rehab program is focused on getting you back to where you want to be – with your loved ones and in your community! We’re proud that 77% of the people leaving inpatient rehab return home.