BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. and CAPE CORAL, Florida., June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) and Lee Healthcare Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lee Health, announce the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Cape Coral, a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located at 1730 NE Pine Island Road. The hospital includes all private patient rooms, a large therapy gymnasium with advanced rehabilitation technologies and an ADL suite, therapy courtyard, cafeteria, and day room.
The hospital sees patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries, including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape Coral offers physical, occupational and speech therapy to restore functional capacity and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and doctors.
“We are delighted to open this new hospital in Cape Coral to help people recovering from serious illnesses and injuries regain the strength and function needed to achieve their highest level of independence,” said michelle fitzgeraldCEO of Encompass Health Cape Coral. “Through personalized therapies and best practices, our team will provide expert care close to home in this state-of-the-art hospital and help our patients get back to the things they love most.”
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape Coral is Encompass Health 149e inpatient rehabilitation hospital and its 17e inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Floridawith two additional hospitals set to open in Florida This year.
About Lee Health
Since the first hospital opened in 1916, Lee Health has been a healthcare leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A not-for-profit integrated healthcare service organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every person served, focused on healthy living and the maintenance of good health. Staffed with caring, health-inspiring people, services are conveniently located throughout the community at four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care practices and specialist physicians and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated health care services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) provides facility and home patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, health care agencies home and palliative care agencies. With a nationwide footprint that includes 149 hospitals, 252 home health centers and 99 hospices in 42 states and Porto Rico, the Company provides cost-effective, high-quality integrated healthcare. Encompass Health is ranked among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit entouragehealth.com, or follow us on our press room, TwitterInstagram and Facebook.
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