At any given time, 13% of the American public and nearly half of those over age 75 need some kind of rehabilitation. Recovering from a serious injury or illness can be one of the greatest challenges a person can face. Rehabilitation helps patients resume healthy, happy and productive lifestyles.
Community Howard Specialty Hospital is an acute care rehabilitation hospital serving the needs of north central Indiana. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the Specialty Hospital offers programs for people who have experienced a disabling injury or illness including:
- Orthopaedic disability
- Cerebrovascular accident/stroke
- Spinal cord dysfunction
- Brain injury
- Major multiple trauma
- Neurological disorders including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Polyneuropathy
- Arthritis (including Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Rehabilitation focuses on three main goals: preventing secondary complications, maximizing each patient’s abilities and preparing each patient for reintegration into the community. Individualized and flexible treatment plans are developed with the goal of helping patients relearn or develop the skills to live as independently as possible after leaving the hospital.
A good night’s sleep is important to our well-being, providing essential physical and mental restoration. Although many take sleep for granted, an estimated 30% of the adult population suffers from sleep-related disorders.
If you suffer from one of 84 various sleep disorders, you may need a sleep study. This study, called a polysomnogram, identifies different sleep stages and classifies various sleep disorders. The Sleep Disorders Center of Community Howard Regional Health System West Campus Specialty Hospital is here to help you identify and overcome your sleep problems.
The Community Howard Specialty Hospital Sleep Center is located at 829 North Dixon Road, Kokomo, Indiana 46901. You may call us at 765.452.6700.