Roper Rehabilitation Hospital is located within Roper Hospital in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. It is a 52-bed facility dedicated to helping people overcome disability and reach their fullest functional potential. Conveniently located within Roper Hospital downtown, patients at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital have immediate access to testing, diagnosis and treatment of other conditions.
The Rehabilitation Hospital features:
A treatment team approach to personalized rehabilitation
Board certified doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation
Nurses, neuropsychologist, medical social workers, physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapists
Therapists use technology to promote functional outcomes with the use of the Interactive Metronome and the Dynavision.
Recreational Therapists promote stress and anxiety management with the use of HeartMath technology.
Community Re-entry Program where patients practice new skills during supervised outings in the community
Stroke Recovery Program
"Real Life Room" for practical application of real life physical barriers. Features a car to practice transfers, steps, a ramp and curb cut to practice ambulation and wheelchair skills.
Fully equipped kitchen and laundry room to master activities of daily living
A treatment gym, activity room, and dining room
Patient rooms with accessible furnishings, including cabinets, closets, and "roll under" sink and counter
Monthly stroke support group meetings
Roper Rehabilitation Hospital offers the latest advances in technology to include the Bioness system for upper and lower extremities and a lift system for body weight support training. In early 2014, the unit will be the first in South Carolina to offer the exoskeleton system for spinal cord injury patients who qualify.
For information about the services offered at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital please call (843) 724-2842.