HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and Encompass Health opened the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin, a 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located inside HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The rehabilitation hospital serves patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.
The Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin replaces HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital's 24-bed rehabilitation unit that opened in 1978, with a fully remodeled space, which features all private patient rooms, a large therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies, and an activities of daily living suite. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Wisconsin offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians.