Stroke Rehabilitation

Recovering from the effects of stroke involves rehabilitation on many levels. The Oregon Rehabilitation Center, is a nationally accredited, 18-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit, located inside Sacred Heart Medical Center at the University District campus. This stroke rehabilitation program focuses on helping patients to:

  • Increase independence and safety in daily living skills

  • Develop mobility, strength and endurance

  • Control bowel and bladder function

  • Improve language and communication skills

  • Adjust emotionally and psychologically to the effects of stroke

  • Re-enter and move about the community

  • Assess the need for special equipment

  • Evaluate and modify the home for the stroke patient