Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus: Inpatient Rehab Admission Criteria


To qualify for admission the patient must:

  • Be diagnosed by a physician with a condition or deficit requiring an acute rehabilitation program
  • Be medically stable
  • Require at least two or more therapies:

Physical therapy
Occupational therapy
Speech pathology

  • Be able to tolerate a minimum of three hours of therapy per day
  • Have a discharge plan in place

Prior to admission, an on-site assessment will be completed by one of our rehabilitation case managers.

Services provided at the Rehabilitation Institute are directed at improving deficits in such areas as:

  • Activities of daily living (ADLs) or self-care skills
  • Mobility
  • Bowel and bladder function
  • Pain management
  • Safety
  • Cognitive functioning such as memory, orientation, etc.
  • Communication
  • Swallowing