Regional Rehabilitation Team
The rehabilitation team is an interdisciplinary group working together with the single purpose of helping the participant make the most of his or her abilities.
William Washington, MD, is the medical director of Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center and specializes in physical rehabilitative medicine. While on the unit, the rehabilitation medical director works closely with the participant’s medical physician. It is important to coordinate medical management with rehabilitation goals so that the participant is able to make improvements safely and under medical supervision.
The rehabilitation team includes:
- Rehabilitation physician
- Admission coordinators
- Rehabilitation nursing
- Acute physician follow-through
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Speech and language pathology
- Social service/case management
- Recreation therapy
- Pastoral care