Primary care for you and your family, close to home.
At Wellstar, we are committed to helping each and every person live the healthiest, most active lifestyle possible. Whether you are recovering after surgery or healing from an injury, the focused care and attention of inpatient rehabilitation may help you heal faster.
Using an interdisciplinary approach, our experienced team will work one-on-one with you, your family or caregivers to create a personalized rehabilitation plan. We focus on rebuilding confidence while restoring strength and mobility to the highest level of independence possible before discharge home.
Because Wellstar North Fulton Hospital is a designated Level II Trauma Center and now offers the highest level of stroke care, we are experienced in treating complex diagnoses, such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation and major multiple trauma rehabilitation.
You can count on Wellstar to be with on your road to recovery.
At Wellstar North Fulton Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation, we always put people first. Our multidisciplinary team partners with patients to achieve the highest level of rehabilitation possible.
As part of your recovery plan, our specialists hold weekly meetings for each patient, discussing rehabilitation progress, medical conditions, future goals and needs after hospital discharge.
Our expert care team includes:
Wellstar North Fulton Hospital cares for a wide range of routine and complex conditions.
Common diagnoses we treat, include:
*Other diagnoses may be considered for admission and will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Every admission begins with a pre-admission assessment. Together, our team will explain inpatient rehabilitation at Wellstar North Fulton Hospital and create your personalized treatment plan. This includes goals for recovery, therapy and treatment options.
Admission determinations are made by our healthcare team at Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, led by the Medical Director of Rehabilitation. Criteria for admission is determined by Medicare and other healthcare organizations, which may instead recommend home health or outpatient care. Many insurance companies require prior authorization for an inpatient rehabilitation stay, that may take up to 72 hours to obtain.
For consideration for inpatient care, the referred patient must meet the following criteria at the time of admission:
The discharge planning process begins the day you are admitted and involves the patient, family members and rehabilitation team. We address individual progress and discharge needs throughout interdisciplinary team meetings, family education sessions and family conferences. Your case manager and therapists will assist you in determining and obtaining the necessary equipment, follow up services and resources upon discharge.
For your comfort during recovery, we encourage you to bring a few personal items, including:
Please do not bring:
Please label all of your belongings with your name. Wellstar North Fulton Hospital cannot accept responsibility for lost items.