The Center for Rehabilitation

Littleton Adventist Hospital

7700 S Broadway
Littleton, Colorado 80122

39.5762884, -104.986104

Latitude: 39.5762884, Longitude: -104.986104

The Center for Rehabilitation

Littleton Adventist Hospital

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation with Exceptional Care for Patients & Families

The Center for Rehabilitation at Littleton Adventist Hospital is an inpatient acute rehabilitation program that provides a safe environment with onsite access to a dedicated interdisciplinary team of specialists who assist each patient in reaching their goals for function and returning to their highest level of independence.

On your journey to well-being, our patient-focused program involves you in every step of your recovery. By focusing on your abilities, our dedicated team creates an individualized care plan that encompasses the whole person – mind, body, and soul.

Therapy Gym
Our expert team is with you every step of the way.

Our Facility

Our unit is located on the 7th floor of Littleton Adventist Hospital.

  • 17 licensed beds
  • A state-of-the-art therapy gym
  • All private rooms with private bathrooms
  • Menu for personalized meal selection
  • A specialized therapy kitchen
  • A transitional living apartment
  • 1:1 therapy sessions
  • Weekly care conferences with patient and family to discuss progress, goals, and discharge planning

Our interdisciplinary team includes:

  • Expert Physiatrist - a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Full-Time Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner
  • Specially-Trained Rehabilitation Registered Nurses and Certified Nurse Aides
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
  • Social Work and RN Case Managers
  • Spiritual Care Professionals
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Certified Wound Care Registered Nurses
  • Dietitian
  • Consulting Specialist Physicians
  • Pet Therapy
  • Full complement of hospital support services and other healthcare professionals to meet the patient’s individualized needs.
  • Conditions We Treat

    Our team of rehabilitation experts specialize in the treatment and care of patients recovering from:

    • Stroke
    • Orthopedic conditions
    • Spinal cord and brain injuries
    • Trauma
    • Amputations
    • Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other movement disorders
    • Other disorders and illnesses that decrease function


     

    Therapist with patient

    We offer advanced treatment options to provide a personalized rehabilitation approach for our patients including:

    • Bioness
    • Sara Stedy
    • Sara Plus
    • Free Step
    • Lite Gait
    • VitalStim therapy
    • Maxi-Slide
    • Maxi-Sky
    • Vision therapy
    • Biodex/upper body ergometer
  • Why Choose Inpatient Rehabilitation?

    Acute (Inpatient Rehabilitation) vs Sub-Acute (Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation)

      (Acute) Inpatient Rehabilitation (Sub-Acute) Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation
    Close medical supervision by a physician with specialized training (physiatrist) and/or Nurse Practitioner Yes No
    24 hour Rehabilitation Nursing Yes No
    Admissions Admitted from any setting; does not require a previous 3-night hospital stay Requires 3-night hospital stay (with the exception of some insurance plans)
    Multidisciplinary care team consultants Most specialties readily available within the hospital No or Limited
    Emergency services Immediate; onsite Must call 911 to transfer to nearest facility
    Radiology and lab services Immediate; onsite Limited - usually contracted services
    Typical length of stay Approximately seven to 10 days Approximately 20 to 60 days
    Intensive Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy services 1:1 patient specific therapy sessions; 3 hours per day, 5 days per week Therapy can be held in group settings; duration varies, averages 1 hour per day
    Continuum of Care Immediate ability to obtain electronic medical records from a current or previous Centura Health stay Must request and await any additional documentation which may result in a delay in evaluation and treatment

    Hospital Level Staffing:

    • Our multidisciplinary teams provide the most comprehensive care to provide patients and their families with the support needed to meet their medical, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Our specially-trained and dedicated rehabilitation associates feature a team of registered nurses (RNs) with a ratio of 1:5 or less days, 1:6 or less nights, meaning you or your loved one will receive personalized and focused care.
    • We also utilize one to two compassionate certified nursing assistants (CNA's) each shift to provide additional care.
    • The therapy teams – physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology - all provide scheduled 1:1 treatments, utilizing the specialized rehab equipment available
    • We also provide unit specific case managers to assist with discharge planning needs

    Patient safety is one of our top priorities. We are proud to offer several methods to ensure the highest level of safety and wellbeing:

    • Wheelchair safety belts 
    • Bed/chair alarms (as needed)
    • AvaSys video surveillance (as needed)
    • 1:1 safety sitter (as needed)
    • Call light system goes directly to RN/CNA phone; our average non-emergent response time less than 30 seconds
    • Purposeful Hourly rounding
    • Bedside Shift Report
    • Nurse Leader rounding for feedback

     

    Patient with rehabilitation team
    Each patient is cared for by our multidisciplinary team.

    From one of our past patients:

    “You have changed my life! Your skills and efficiency at retraining bodies is excellent; however, the best skills your team has is compassion, empathy, and patience. You have created a warm, caring environment that is conducive to healing. I have truly been blessed to be in your care!”

  • How to Make a Referral

    We look forward to assisting you with making a referral for acute inpatient rehabilitation.

    Referral Options Include:

    • Call: 303-730-4423
    • Fax clinicals to: 303-738-5281
    • Enter a referral in Allscripts
    • Enter a referral in Curaspan

    Insurance

    We accept most commercial insurance plans, as well as Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicaid.

Tour Our Facility

If you have questions or are interested in touring our facility, we invite you to schedule a tour. 

We accept most commercial insurance plans, as well as Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans and Medicaid.

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