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It all begins when your doctor determines that you will benefit from inpatient rehabilitation. Like any medical specialty, rehabilitation requires a referral, which is coordinated by your hospital case manager. Rehab hospitals have very specific guidelines, so a Rehabilitation Clinical Liaison will review your medical history and collaborate with you, your physician, your nurses, and your caregivers to determine if inpatient rehabilitation is best for you.

If you, or a family member would like to take a tour of The Rehabilitation Center, please call (407) 833-7576 to arrange for one.

Referrals from your doctor, a healthcare professional, or a family member can be made by Phone: (407) 833-7576 or Fax: (407) 833-7574.

When you choose The Rehabilitation Center as your rehabilitation partner, you can be sure that national requirements are carefully considered to determine if inpatient rehabilitation is the right level of care:

  • Requires medical oversight by a physician specially trained in rehabilitative medicine
  • Medically stable and has the potential to participate in three hours of therapy per day, at least five days per week
  • Requires the specialized care of a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to follow directions needed to participate in the program
  • With family or support network, have a plan for discharge

The pre-admission review team will review your medical history and meet with you, your doctor, nurse, case manager, or family to determine if you meet the criteria for admission.

Referrals can be accepted from Hospitals, Emergency Room, Physician Offices, Home, Skilled Nursing Units or Long Term Acute Care.

Parking Information

The Rehabilitation Center is conveniently located within Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, FL with free parking available onsite.

Visiting Hours

Visitors may purchase snacks and meals from the hospital cafeteria, which is open between:

  • 7:00am - 9:30am
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm

So that patients can focus on participating in their therapy and rehabilitation programs to their fullest potential, visiting hours are 4:00pm - 8:00pm, however these are flexible to meet patient and family needs. Family members/significant others are a critical component to a successful rehabilitation outcome and are strongly encouraged to participate in the patient’s rehabilitation program and active discharge.