What is an inpatient rehab facility (IRF)?

An inpatient rehab facility (IRF) is located in the hospital and provides a high level of intensive therapy as well as specialized nursing and physician care. It may include:
  • close medical supervision by physician with specialized training
  • twenty-four-hour rehabilitation nursing
  • multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, case managers and therapists
  • three hours of rehab therapy daily
  • physical, occupational and/or speech therapy
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