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PATIENTS & FAMILY

Let us help you heal, recover & rejoin the life you love.

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Thank you for your interest in our Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital


Indianapolis Rehabilitation Hospital at Carmel is a 40-bed acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital located in Carmel, Indiana, serving residents around Carmel and Indianapolis.

In fact, our rehab hospital is the only acute rehabilitation hospital in Carmel, IN. While ideally, patients or their caregivers should never need to leave their personal communities for quality rehabilitation care, choosing the best rehab experience for you is more important than choosing proximity. 

The Power of Inpatient Medical Rehab...

Recent medical studies definitively show that Inpatient Rehabilitation, often called an Inpatient Rehab Hospital or Facility (IRF), result in substantial improvement in the patient's physical mobility and ability to care for themselves.

For patients needing inpatient rehabilitation, nursing homes are virtually unregulated as to how rehabilitation services are provided. The absence of these critical regulatory standards leads to more varied and less intense rehabilitation treatment in the nursing home setting.  The benefits can far outweigh the cost and result in stronger patients so they can get back to living their lives. 

OVER A 2 YEAR EPISODE OF CARE, INPATIENT REHAB HOSPITAL PATIENTS ON AVERAGE...

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RETURNED HOME 2 WEEKS EARLIER

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REMAINED HOME 2 MONTHS LONGER

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LIVED LONGER

AN INPATIENT MEDICAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL MAY BE THE RIGHT CHOICE VS A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

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SHOWED SIGNIFICANTLY FEWER READMISSIONS THAN SKILLED NURSING FACILITY PATIENTS

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HAD 5% FEWER ER VISITS PER YEAR THAN SKILLED NURSING FACILITY PATIENTS

Make the wise choice. 

If you think inpatient rehab is right for you, ask your physician and case manager for a referral. Our Indianapolis Rehab team will be here to support you, every step of the way.

Because we focus solely on inpatient rehabilitation, our entire team is dedicated to making a difference in our community. We do this by improving the quality of life for those in need, ensuring they reach their full health potential through rehabilitative medicine and the delivery of industry-leading rehabilitation programs and services.

You can take comfort knowing that the care you and our other patients receive for their debilitating disease or injury is delivered by an integrated treatment team of inspired, and highly qualified rehabilitation professionals.

GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM! 

LAURA THOMPSON - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

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Meet Laura Thompson, Occupational Therapist, who enjoys what she does and the challenge to help her patients achieve even the smallest gains. 

 

She feels the connections she makes with her patients and their families make their day just a little better.  Laura tells us she has learned over the years that listening means listening with all of her senses since it’s often what a person doesn’t say is just as important.   

 

In Laura’s 18 year career, she finally has the opportunity to work in her own community, and we are excited she chose Indianapolis Rehab Hospital.

DAVID KIRUBAKARAN - CHIEF THERAPY OFFICER

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Meet David Kirubakaran, who joined us as our Chief Therapy Officer on Day 1, January 4th, as we prepared to open our hospital.  

 

David has been a Physical Therapist since 1991.  A typical day for David starts with rounding with the clinical team of therapists and nurses.  The rest of the day is a  combination of engaging with patients, families, the care teams, and physicians. 

 

To prepare for those interactions, David participates in the hospital leadership meeting to review the current patients being cared for and rehab staffing and goals for the day. 

 

As David rounds with the case management team, he talks with the patients and their families and also with the physicians as they examine and assess the patients' progress. It's evident to those who know David that he loves his job. 

 

In talking with David, he will mention that he feels fortunate to have a competent leadership team for the operational aspects of the hospital.  He also talks about working with clinicians and having the opportunity to mentor young, compassionate clinicians.  

 

Ironically, during David's high school and college years, he was very shy and an introvert, which is very different from today's engaging personality. David's mantra is "Always do what is right for the patient."