Call us at (619) 470-4227
Paradise Valley Hospital's South Bay Rehabilitation Center is the
only acute inpatient rehabilitation program serving South Bay residents.
Our specialized inpatient and outpatient programs include a complete range
of treatment for patients with disabilities, designed to meet each patient's
unique needs. By restoring independence through rehabilitation, our goal
is to facilitate significant improvement to each patient's quality of life.
In both word and action, Paradise Valley Hospital is committed to:
- High-quality, personalized care
- Comfortable, family-like setting
- Using all available services to help our patients attain the highest level
of function in the home and community
Our return-to-home and return-to-community outcomes are
better than regional and national outcomes. We achieve this by working closely with the patients and loved ones to
establish personalized goals specific to each patient, monitor progress
and formerly evaluate improvement.
The South Bay Rehabilitation Center is accredited by the Commission on
the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. CARF-accredited programs
pass a stringent accreditation process that ensures patients receive
the highest standards of quality care and meet international performance standards.
In addition, South Bay Rehabilitation Center services are located on the
Paradise Valley Hospital campus, which means most acute medical programs
that arise during your stay can be treated on-site. Patients may not have
to be transferred elsewhere should the need arise for medical care.
Rehabilitation – Close to Your Home
Everything we do at our rehabilitation center is oriented to maximizing
our patients' quality of life. Each member of our rehabilitation team
is compassionate, skilled at what they do, and dedicated to tailor-made
rehabilitation solutions to achieve each patient's desired outcome.
Residents of South San Diego County don't have to travel elsewhere
for exceptional rehabilitative care. Paradise Valley Hospital provides
the highest quality care close to your home and your family. You are entitled
to choose a rehab facility that is conveniently located and easily accessible,
regardless of where you received your initial hospital care.
Paradise Valley Hospital's rehabilitation center accepts nearly all
private and government insurance plans with physician referral.
Another reason we believe you should have top-quality rehabilitative care
close to home is family. We believe the family is an essential partner
in restoring health and hope. Families are encouraged to participate in
therapy, attend conferences, and visit regularly. The patient's determination
and the support of family and friends all contribute to the recovery process.
Benefits of Hospital-based Rehabilitation
An inpatient rehab facility (IRF) is a rehabilitation facility with an
acute level of medical care, and a minimum of three hours of rehab therapy
each day. Other types of post-acute rehabilitation programs are not required
to provide such intensive therapy. Because of their acute level of medical
care and strong emphasis on functional mobility, IRFs are associated with
shorter stays and faster returns to the life you love! IRFs also tend
to have better overall patient outcomes, with fewer post-rehab hospital
readmissions and emergency room visits. If you, or a loved one, will require
rehabilitation after a hospitalization or surgery, ask your doctor about
the possibility of going to an inpatient rehab facility!
In 2016, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommended
inpatient acute rehabilitation for stroke survivors over skilled nursing
facilities for better outcomes.
Our rehabilitation center can benefit individuals having difficulty with
activities such as:
- Cognitive and psychological adjustments
We treat patients living with conditions that make day-to-day life difficult,
caused by disabling illnesses, injuries, and degenerative diseases. Our
medical director is specially trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation,
and our staff is specially trained to treat patients who have suffered from:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injury
- Hip fractures
- Neurological impairments (ex: multiple sclerosis or amputations)
Paradise Valley Hospital's 22-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit treats
the following diagnoses:
- Orthopedic conditions
- Neurological conditions
- Spinal cord injury
- Brain dysfunction
- Spinal cord dysfunction
- Pain syndromes
- Congenital deformities and other conditions
The South Bay Rehabilitation Center offers patients a variety of therapeutic
services on an outpatient basis—all customized to meet our patient's
specific needs and goals.
We offer comprehensive outpatient treatment for neurological, musculoskeletal,
spine, neck, and hand injuries. Our primary services include:
Physical Therapy – hands-on treatment for orthopedic and neurologic conditions
Occupational Therapy – treatment focused on return-to-daily activities and productive
employment. We also provide specialized hand rehabilitation
Speech Pathology – treatment of communication difficulties, swallowing disorders
and problems with cognitive (thinking) skills
Our skilled multidisciplinary staff is dedicated to providing care that
meets each patient's unique condition and goals. We maintain contact
with the patient's referring physician and continually assess and
revise treatment as necessary. The patient also receives education so
that he or she can continue the recovery process at home.
Coordinated Team Approach
Our patients receive treatment by medical professionals who have been highly
trained and are licensed or certified in their field. We are proud to
be recognized for our comprehensive, high-quality care. Led by a skilled
medical director who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation
(physiatrist), the inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation team may include
some or all of the following professionals:
- Rehabilitation Nurses
- Physical, Occupational and Recreational Therapists
- Speech-Language Pathologists
- Social Workers
- Respiratory Therapists
- Case Managers
- Other Specialists (as needed)
South Bay Rehabilitation Center is committed to offering the highest quality
inpatient care. Our Neuro-Development Treatment (NDT) approach, for example,
is used to provide care to patients needing assistance with functional
tasks. We are one of only a few centers in San Diego emphasizing this
approach. We offer a variety of specialized services, including cognitive-behavioral
rehabilitation, swallow rehabilitation, treatment for bowel and bladder
disorders and a skin management program.
Ongoing Therapy and Care
Our goal is to return patients to their homes. Occasionally ongoing medical
care is required. In these instances, we help arrange for therapy or nursing
staff members to help provide this kind of care. Another vital part of
recovery involves interacting with others who have similar physical challenges.
Our rehabilitation team provides information and referral to a wide range
of community programs — including the Stroke Club, Meals on Wheels,
Senior Day Care Center, Fitness Clinic for the Physically Disabled, and
What Our Patients Have to Say
Many patients' lives have changed as a result of choosing our South
Bay Rehabilitation Center. Read what some of them had to say:
"Thank you for the beautiful treatment that you have given me. Thank
you for your patience and love and affection. I love you all--keep doing
what you are doing."
"All the staff are friendly and approachable. We were treated like
family there. I was made to feel comfortable enough to ask any question.
From the doctors, nurses, CNAs, therapists, and all staff members, I really
appreciate everything you did. Your services are exceptional, and I will
recommend you to others."
Click here to learn 15 reasons to choose South Bay Rehabilitation Center.
For More Information
For further information regarding your personal insurance coverage, please
call the admissions office at Paradise Valley Hospital at 619-470-4208.
Inpatient Rehabilitation/Referrals: (619) 470-4227
Outpatient Rehabilitation: (619) 470-4300
Paradise Valley Hospital Main: (619) 470-4321
24/7 Customer Service: (8440784-2255
The South Bay Rehab Center is located on the Paradise Valley Hospital campus
at 2400 East Fourth St. in National City.
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