Helen Hayes Hospital
Route 9W, West Haverstraw
NY 10993
Honors Assembly award winner.
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Choosing A Rehab Provider

A 12-point checklist for patients and families

The following list of questions can help you evaluate the best possible rehabilitation settings:

helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDoes the hospital offer advanced therapies and techniques, leading-edge technologies, and clinical research in a rehabilitation center?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationIs care provided by an interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation professionals under the direction of a physician who specializes in physical rehabilitation and medicine or neurology?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationIs the medical staff available around the clock to manage your complex medical needs and monitor your progress?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDo specialized rehabilitation nurses manage your daily care?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDo experienced physical, occupational and speech therapists tailor a comprehensive treatment plan to your specific needs and provide therapy for a minimum of three hours a day, five or six days a week?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationAre psychology and neuropsychology services available to help you cope with the many challenges you may face?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationWill you and your family meet regularly with the rehabilitation team to discuss goals, progress and discharge plans?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDoes the hospital provide a continuum of inpatient through outpatient care, including a range of specialty services, such as prosthetics and orthotics, and access to community resources?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationAre patient and family education programs, training and support groups available?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDoes the hospital offer state-of-the-art equipment in a dynamic rehabilitation environment?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationDoes the hospital measure patient outcomes and satisfaction and do they make this information available?
helen hayes hospital rehabilitationIs the hospital accredited by an independent, nationally recognized organization, such as The Joint Commission and/or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)?