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Acute Rehabilitation Services

DeKalb Medical provides a wealth of physical, occupational, and speech therapy services while patients are admitted in the hospital, including:

  • Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of case managers/social workers, nurses, and physicians. Our physical, occupational, and speech therapists work with an experienced interdisciplinary team to initiate bedside physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy services for our patients and their caregivers. Our goal is to maximize function, facilitate the healing process, and assist with discharge planning to help patients receive the most appropriate next level of care.
     
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy is provided for a wide variety of medical diagnoses/conditions, including limb amputation, stroke, cancer, deconditioning, and post-surgical patients. Our orthopedic patients include those treated after total joint replacements, spinal surgery or fractures. Our Occupational and Physical Therapists are focused on maximizing mobility, function, and independence after surgery. Peruse our site to learn more about our Joint Solutions Center
     
  • Speech Therapy is available for all patient ages and includes neonatal assessment and feeding assistance, as well as comprehensive assessments and therapy for articulation, fluency, and/or language processing disorders from developmental delay, neurological disorders, or injury to the speech and swallowing mechanisms or brain. DeKalb Medical’s Speech Therapists provide these speech therapy services, with the exception of the neonatal and infant services, at all campuses: North Decatur, Hillandale, and LTAC.
     
  • Neonatal Program includes physical, occupational, and speech therapy services which prepare your baby for a healthy homecoming. Our specially trained neonatal therapists work with you and your baby to teach developmental positioning, feeding and activities of daily life to get you ready for a successful start.

Contact our Rehabilitation Services to learn more about our rehabilitation program.

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
404.501.1000
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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