Memorial Health System of East Texas

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Acute Care Inpatient Services

Our therapy services staff provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech/language pathology to those patients in the hospital setting. Therapy is provided in the patient’s room as well as a large gym area located on the 1st floor of the hospital that also includes two full body whirlpool tubs for wound care, stairs, and parallel bars.

The rehabilitation unit strives to meet the needs of our patients and their families through:

  • Individualized interdisciplinary assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and training for patient, family, and/or provider

  • A caring, compassionate and vigorous environment toward achieving maximum level of ability

  • A coordinated team approach

  • Referral sources for appropriate community resources and programs

  • Effective research-based practices

  • Large gym area that includes kitchen area for those patients with ADL (activities of daily living) needs

  • 12-bed unit with a transitional room for training

our Team of Professionals

The rehabilitation unit team consists of highly skilled clinicians from a variety of fields who work together to meet our patients’ needs.

  • Medical director, board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) 

  • Licensed physical, occupational, speech therapists working with patients and families to help restore maximum level of function

  • 24-hour nursing care, 7 days a week

  • Each patient has access to a case manager to assist with their social and discharge needs

  • Dieticians assist with our patients' dietary needs to help with recovery


Upon referral, a screening process will be conducted that involves evaluation and review to determine appropriateness for admission to the unit. Upon admission, patients and families are provided orientation and made aware of activities such as Interdisciplinary Team Meetings (weekly), family/caregiver training sessions, and family conferences.

CHI ST. LUKE'S HEALTH MEMORIAL Ortho/Spine Post Surgical Unit

The CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial Ortho/Spine Post Surgical Unit opened December 2006 with 9 beds. Due to significant changes in Medicare laws and regulations for 2006 concerning hips and knees, CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial rose to the occasion to create a unit specific to these types of diagnoses to achieve maximum quality patient care. The primary goal of this unit is to provide intense acute therapy, utilizing the gym area, stairs, ADL friendly bathrooms/kitchen, and outside surfaces to help patients return home as independently as possible. Patients are admitted to this floor immediately following surgery to begin therapy. Special features of this unit include:

  • 9 large private rooms

  • Large gym area

  • Interdisciplinary team meetings

*Admitting diagnoses include: total hip, total knee, lumbar laminectomy, post vertebrioplasty, and total shoulder replacement.

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