West Tennessee HealthCare Rehabilitation Hospital helps Patients get back into the Community

August 14, 2019

West Tennessee HealthCare Rehabilitation Hospital (WTHRH), in partnership with Encompass Health is Jackson, Tennessee’s newest rehabilitation hospital. Formerly Spire Rehabilitation Hospital, in partnership with HealthSouth, it opened its doors in in July 2017 at 616 West Forest Avenue. Its goal and gold standard of success for inpatient rehabilitation is for patients to recover and return home and get back into the community. WTHRH is doing just that, with as many as 82% of all patients returning home.

With many amenities, West Tennessee HealthCare Rehabilitation Hospital spans 55,000 square feet. This includes 48 private patient rooms with 10 equipped for dialysis. It has the capacity to expand to 80 beds in the future and offers a spacious therapy gym, daily living suite, courtyard, cafeteria, and dayrooms. WTHRH is equipped with state of the art therapy equipment to serve patients overcoming debilitating illnesses and injuries including stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, and complex medical conditions.

This local hospital assists patients recovering from life altering conditions by restoring their functional abilities such as, walking, talking, bathing and other self-care tasks. Benefits of receiving care through inpatient rehabilitation include 15 hours per week of intense therapy, frequent visits from physicians, and 24/7 rehabilitation nursing care.

If you have questions regarding a referral for your loved one, or would like a tour, call 731-574-3000.