Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 16, 2011)---One of the things that set Botsford Hospital apart from many other hospitals in the area is the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.
Since 1987, this specialized unit has been helping patients recover from surgeries and other serious medical conditions and regain their independence as quickly as possible. A team of physicians, nurses, and physical, occupational and speech therapists provides comprehensive services tailored to the needs of the individual patient.
The unit will celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 19 to 25 with a goal of educating people about the benefits and impact of rehabilitation.
An Open House will be held Tuesday, September 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the 3 South Inpatient rehabilitation Unit. Employees, physicians, volunteers and visitors are invited to tour the unit, learn about Inpatient Rehabilitation at Botsford Hospital and meet the staff and rehab physicians. Included in the event will be demonstrations of Wii games and therapy dogs as approaches to rehabilitation.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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