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Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Team

Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Team - Departments & Programs, UW Health, American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH), Resources Available at AFCH

Pediatric Rehabilitation Inpatient Services provides intensive psychological, physical, occupational and speech/language/swallowing therapy and school integration support to help children return to the community with the maximum degree of independence following an inpatient admission.

The Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Team consists of multidisciplinary professionals whose aim is to help children and families cope with the impact of acute and chronic illness and disability. Our health care professionals develop individualized programs to cater to each child's unique rehabilitative needs.


Focus

Our philosophy of care is to maximize the child's independence and adaptive coping within the family, community and school. Along with a school transition specialist, we provide individualized assessment, treatment planning and intervention, along with consultation and training for parents.

All of our staff members have specialty training, ensuring they are competent to provide care to infants, children and adolescents.

Services Offered

Our Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Team provides comprehensive therapy from admission to discharge. Services include:

Areas of Expertise

All of our staff members have specialty training, ensuring they are competent to provide care to infants, children and adolescents.

FAQ

Can a patient receive pediatric rehabilitation therapy services on the weekends?

Some weekend therapy services are provided, based on medical need.

Can inpatient pediatric rehabilitation therapy be scheduled for a specific time?

We are frequently able to accommodate staff/family schedules and requests and try to schedule around other needs such as procedures or other important medical needs. Our therapists will help plan a daily schedule for children who are on the Rehabilitation Service.

Will the Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Team therapists contact the child’s other therapy providers?

Yes. We will work with community-based therapy providers to assure continuity of care.