Overview

The Rehabilitation Hospital, a 60-bed comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation facility located within Lee Memorial Hospital, provides care for adult and pediatric patients.

The Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities with specialty certification in stroke management and brain injury. It is the only licensed comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation facility in Lee County.


Key Facts

  • Established: 1987
  • Type of Facility: Acute Care
  • Number of Rehabilitation Beds: 60


Special Recognition

  • The Rehabilitation Hospital has specialty certification in stroke and brain injury management; and is a member of the Lee Memorial Health System trauma team.
  • The Rehabilitation Hospital employs more than 148 individuals, has a medical staff of more than 1,000 and benefits from the generosity of more than 500 volunteers.
  • The Rehabilitation Hospital has also been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) for the adult population. The first of its kind in the Nation.

Treatment & Services Provided

Treatment & Services available within hospital:

  • Dietary Services
  • Physiatry
  • Neuropsychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Care Management and Social Work
  • Wound Care
  • Lymphedema
  • Pharmacy
  • Home Evaluations
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Dialysis

Number of Persons Served

In the 12 month period of October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016, The Rehabilitation Hospital discharged 1,456 patients delivering more than 18,336 days of patient care with an average length of stay of 12.7 days.

Ages of persons serviced are 8 years and older.
8-12 years old: 2
13-18 years old: 15
19-40 years old: 92
41-64 years old: 391
65-105 years old: 956
Male: 804
Female: 652

Conditions and Diagnoses Served

The case mix of impairment groups served by the Rehabilitation Hospital are listed below.*
Stroke 413 28.4%
Traumatic Brain Injury 65 4.5%
Non-Traumatic Brain Injury 108 7.4%
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 15 1.0%
Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 45 3.1%
Neuro 59 4.1%
Fractured Lower Extremity 183 12.6%
Replacement LE 39 2.7%
Other Ortho 82 5.6%
Amputation Lower Extremity 57 3.9%
Cardiac 31 2.1%
Pulmonary 8 0.5%
Major Multiple Trauma
w/o Brain or Spinal Cord Injury
72 4.9%
Major Multiple Trauma
w/Brain or Spinal Cord Injury
30 2.1%
Guillain-Barre 7 0.5%
Medically Complex 240 16.5%

Discharge Disposition

Upon completion of their stay at the Rehabilitation Hospital from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016, patients were discharged to the following settings:

Instance Rehabilitation Hospital National
(case mix
and severity adjusted)
Discharge to Community
(patient goal) 1,056 patients met their discharge goals
72.6% 79.3%
Discharge to Skilled Facility or Other Alternate Level of Care-261 patients 18.0% 12.6%
Discharge to Acute Care-124 patients 8.5% 8.0%

*Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation: Case Mix Group Adjusted Report Copyright 2016 UDSMR – U. B. Foundation Act. Inc. (October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016)


Patient / Family Satisfaction

Surpassing the expectations of our patients and families is our goal. We currently utilize Catalyst, an independent firm, as our satisfaction tool. In the 12-month period from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 our patients rated The Rehabilitation Hospital Top Box (patients rating very good care) score at 70.2 percent.


Patient Resources

For an overview of our specialized services, please download our patient resource materials:


Contact Us

Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 2776 Cleveland Ave.
  • Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • (Located at Lee Memorial Hospital)
Visiting Hours:
Visiting hours vary depending on the level of care, patient needs and physicians' instructions.
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  • Phone: 239-343-3900