|Good Samaritan Regional Rehabilitation Center|
About UsAt Good Samaritan Hospital, our reputation for excellent rehabilitation services is rooted in history.
We began offering rehabilitation care when we first opened in 1952. We built our first rehabilitation center in 1954. A larger center opened in 1982 and served us until it was replaced by our current facility in March 2001.
Located in the west wing of Good Samaritan Hospital, the Good Samaritan Regional Rehabilitation Center is the premier rehabilitation facility in western Washington. The center is dedicated to Dr. Sherburn W. Heath Jr., our first medical director. Dr. Heath served as director for 44 years and led the way in establishing the quality and reputation of our services.
At both our inpatient and outpatient facilities, our teams of physicians, nurses and therapists offer outstanding quality care to all of our patients.
2011 Clinical Achievements
Discharged 516 patients.
Surpassed the national percent of patients discharged to the community.
Surpassed the national average for:
- Stroke by 19.8%
- Brain Injury by 17.6%
- Spinal Cord Injury by 5.9%
- Orthopedic by 12.6%
- General Rehab/Medical by 8.9%
Our staff includes highly qualified physicians, nurses and clinicians who are experienced experts in neuro-rehabilitation and within in their respective disciplines.
Our inpatient program is designated by the Office of Emergency Medical and Trauma Prevention of the Washington State Department of Health to provide level 1 trauma rehabilitation services for adults. This designation recognizes that we offer the most extensive and comprehensive level of trauma rehabilitation services in our state.
Our programs are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
To promote optimal health and quality of life for the people we serve.
We are the provider and employer of choice for exemplary rehabilitation services. We achieve optimal outcomes through integrated, personalized evidence based care.
Our Philosophy of Care:
Services are provided:
● In a highly individualized program .
● In an atmosphere of understanding & compassion
● In a format of teamwork and collaboration among patients, families, and staff
●With regard for human rights and dignity
●In an efficiently managed, cost-effective, creative organization
● With a commitment of ongoing education and personal growth of the staff.
●Without bias in regard to race, sex, creed, mental or physical disability, national origin, or social status
Ethical Standards and Conduct
The Good Samaritan Regional Rehabilitation Center is devoted to the highest ethical standards and conduct. Good Samaritan staff members provide care without discrimination on the basis of disability, race, creed, sex, age, national origin or source of payment. Our ethics policies include standards for clinical practice, personnel behavior, business practices, marketing practices, and potential conflicts of interest. We are also committed to being sensitive to and assisting patients and their families in their emotional, psychological, social and cultural circumstances. Patients, family members, or other concerned parties are encouraged to bring any questions or concerns to the attention any staff person they have contact with, any manager, a social worker or chaplain, or the Good Samaritan Customer Relations Department.
- Patient is medically stable at the time of transfer
- There must be reasonable expectation that the patient will functionally improve and return to the community.
- Patient is capable of participating in a minimum of three hours of therapy per day
- Insurance has been identified for prior authorization to transfer to Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Center.
These are general admission criteria. There are patients that may not meet all of these criteria but would be best served in an intensive inpatient rehabilitation program. Their admission to the program will be determined on an individual basis. Please call the Admission Coordinator at the Good Samaritan Regional Rehabilitation Center to discuss questionable cases. The admissions coordinator will monitor the patient’s progress to determine when will be the most appropriate time to admit for inpatient rehabilitation. Referrals are generally reviewed by a Physiatrist to determine medical appropriateness for admission.
Tours are available for family members by appointment with the admissions coordinator.