Since 1963, Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital has focused on providing expert rehabilitative care. Our comprehensive specialized programs are designed to help people with permanent or temporary disabilities achieve their maximum potential and the highest level of independence to lead the most productive life possible.
As one of only few dedicated, free-standing rehabilitation facilities in the United States that is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital has earned a nationally-renowned reputation of expertise in the field of physical rehabilitation. Hillside is also accredited by the Joint Commission (TJC).
Hillside's patients come from all over the United States. Intensive therapy and medical management help to improve function and progress, permitting patients to return home sooner.
The Hillside Advantage
A full continuum of inpatient and outpatient programs:
- Hospital level of care with full-time physician coverage and 24-hour nursing and ancillary services
- Centers of Excellence for Brain Injury, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury
- Specialized programs for Orthopedics and Amputations
- Intensive therapy programs
- Individualized treatment
- Excellent outcomes and shorter lengths of stay
- Physiatrist on staff
The Hillside Setting
Nestled in a wooded suburban setting, Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital offers a comfortable, caring atmosphere that encourages the rehabilitation process. The 69-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility features specialized nursing centers and a 25,000 square-foot therapy center known as Rehab Hall. Furnished with specialized equipment and technology, this bright, airy center is the focus of a patient’s day. Physical and occupational therapies, speech/language pathology, audiology and psychological services are located here. A cafeteria, recreational area, gift shop, chapel, healing garden, outdoor recreation facilities and walkways enhance Hillside’s pleasant and serene ambiance.
Located midway between Cleveland, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hillside is easy to access from Interstate 80, Interstate 76, US Route 422, Route 11 and Route 46.
A Proven Track Record
Hillside’s expertise in developing effective treatment plans and coordinating the right level of therapies and resources translates to optimal results for patients, great outcomes, reduced lengths of stay, lower costs and satisfied patients. Hillside’s length of stay is lower than the regional average for overall stays for all patients and specifically for patients who have orthopedic problems, strokes or brain injuries. Our average cost, depending on diagnosis, is 13% to 30% lower than the regional average. Hillside is also proud to receive excellent satisfaction ratings from patients. Our ongoing surveys report that 98% of our patients would recommend Hillside to others for their rehab treatment.
Our Rehab Team
Because rehabilitation is our specialty, each member of the Hillside team develops a deep understanding of the problems and healing patterns of a particular disorder. Our staff members know the best ways to help patients achieve their highest potential.
Each member of Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital’s caring, professional staff possesses a deep understanding of the problems and healing patterns of a particular disorder. They know the best ways to help our patients achieve their highest potential, so they can lead the most independent, productive life possible.
Our physician-directed team of rehabilitation specialists works together to design and monitor a treatment program to meet each patient's needs. The team may include:
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Speech/language pathologists
- Vocational counselors
- Recreational therapists
- Rehabilitation nurses
- Nutritional specialist
- Case manager
Family members are considered an important part of the rehab team. They need to understand what is happening to the patient and are encouraged to attend therapy sessions, ask questions, and learn ways to assist their loved ones.