Rehabilitation Hospital F.A.Q.s - The NeuroMedical Center

Preparing for Your Inpatient Stay

The following is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers to help you feel better prepared and more confident as you prepare for your inpatient stay at The NeuroMedical Center Rehabilitation Hospital.

Rehab Nurse Visiting With Patient

Yes! The NeuroMedical Rehabilitation Hospital has private, spacious rooms with adaptive restrooms for each patient. Guest accommodations and linens are available upon request.

Yes, you should bring all of your medication with you the day of admission. Please bring them in the original medication containers and give them to your admitting nurse.

Meal Schedule:

  • Breakfast: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Lunch: 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
  • Dinner 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
  • Therapy is scheduled between 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM but can vary due to each patient’s schedule and needs.
  • Visitors are advised to arrive after therapy hours not to interfere with treatment.
  • Please keep in mind that this will be a time of recovery and healing for you and attendance to therapy is vital to recovery.
  • Our specialized team of physicians and therapists will evaluate your condition and will Identify areas of improvements and develop a treatment plan to promote success in reaching your goals.
  • Whatever your goals may be, our staff is here to support you throughout your rehabilitation.
  • Please check with your nurse or dietitian to make sure it is appropriate for your diet before consuming or bringing food.
  • Yes, you may have visitors stay with you during your hospitalization. The staff on the Inpatient Unit will provide your guest with the necessary linens.
  • If you will not have someone staying the night please schedule to have someone here the morning of discharge to take you home as well as hear the discharge instructions and attend family training.
  • Family will not be allowed to attend or view therapy treatments. Therapy Hours are usually between 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM but vary based on patient’s needs.
  • While there is no specific number, please keep in mind that this will be a time of recovery and healing for you.
  • Visitors should be minimized so that you will have the proper time to rest and recover.
  • Any visitor spending the night will need to be over the age of 18.
  • Guest meal trays are not provided. If you will have visitors staying with you during meal times, they will be responsible for obtaining their own meals.
  • Children under the age of 11 will not be allowed to visit, however; they may stay in the lobby with a supervising adult.
  • Visitors are not allowed in the gym to allow you to focus on recover and for the privacy of other patients. Family Training will be set up ahead of time to allow caregivers time to make accommodations to attend.
  • Our on-site dietitian and culinary team will prepare meals appropriate for your dietary restrictions. Your physician and dietitian will work together to provide you the optimal diet for your body to support recovery.
  • Advance notice of your dietary restrictions or allergies is helpful to allow us ample time to prepare for your stay.
  • With the physician’s offices located in the same building, your physician will be easy to access with daily visits to monitor your recovery.
  • It is suggested to bring clothes for one week’s stay minimum to allow for clothing changes as needed.
  • We encourage loose, athletic clothing with elastic waistbands, light jackets, shoes with non-slip soles for standing or walking, sleep clothes, underwear, glasses, hearing aids and any personal items that may be needed during your stay (dentures, hearing aids, toothbrush, phone, phone charger).
  • Patient’s loved ones are responsible for laundry as needed.
  • There are certain medical criteria that must be met before you are eligible for discharge.
  • Once you’ve met medical criteria you will be discharged.
  • Your physician, therapy staff, nursing staff and social worker will work together to determine when your criteria have been met. 
  • Your treatment team will discuss discharge planning with you as the discharge date approaches. Please contact your social worker for more information.
  • Social work can assist with discharge planning to ensure a safe and appropriate plan prior to your discharge.

Your therapy team and social worker will help to advise you if modifications are needed. Please speak to your treatment team prior to beginning home modifications.

  • Yes! While in treatment, the therapy team will provide you with information to assist in the progress of your recovery. Modifications to the home, assistive devices, future treatment options and concerns can also be discussed prior to discharge to ensure the patient’s safe
  • Prior to discharge, a family training will be scheduled to allow family members and caregivers the opportunity to participate and demonstrate in assisting patient safely.
  • On the day of discharge, nursing staff and social worker will discuss discharge instructions including medications, aftercare and future appointments.
  • Each therapy discipline may choose to meet with you and your loved ones for family training to ensure safety is a prior after discharge. Family training times will be set by your therapists as your discharge date approaches.
  • Prior to discharge, your therapy team will assist you in ordering any assistive devices you may need. If you own any assistive devices already, please let your therapy team know ahead of time.

Yes! We offer a Day Neuro Program with physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and recreational therapy available. Our Day Neuro Program helps to provide excellence in continuum of care from inpatient to outpatient.

  • No! We accept patients to our Day Neuro Program without prior inpatient stay. Please contact us or visit our Day Neuro Page for more information.
  • To request Information regarding other questions you make have, please contact us at (225) ***-**** or email us at *******@nmcrh.com
  • For Patient Rooms dial (225) 906-4 (plus 3 digit room #)