Post Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 5, which marked the official opening of the rehabilitation hospital in Kent County, providing care for patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke, Parkinson’s, amputations, hip fractures and orthopaedic injuries.

Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long and Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen were in attendance with other elected officials, health care organizations and community partners. Music was provided by the Music School of Delaware in Milford featuring members of its Suzuki Academy.

PAM rehabilitation patients benefit from individualized therapy that maximizes their recovery. The 34-bed medical rehabilitation hospital is located at 1240 McKee Road, Dover, and opened in February.

An affiliate of Post Acute Medical LLC, the free-standing medical rehabilitation hospital features a physician-led team of rehabilitation experts focused on a common goal of increasing patient strength and endurance and improving their quality of life.

A physician specifically trained in medical rehabilitation directs the rehabilitation programs for patients who have experienced strokes, brain injury, neurological disease and deficits, amputations, pulmonary disease, orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injury and medically complex conditions.

Features of the new comprehensive rehabilitation hospital include 34 private rooms with accessible private showers and daily physician rounding; inpatient and outpatient therapy gyms; robotic rehabilitation, neuromuscular reeducation and gait training with objective data recording to enhance patient outcomes and track progress during recovery; select rooms specially equipped with lift track to assist with mobility; in-house dialysis and pharmacy; and on-site imaging.

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