Our patients include, but are not limited to:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Complex orthopaedic problems
- Other neurologic diseases
Please review the criteria below to determine if you, a family member or your patient may be considered a candidate for admission to Dodd Hall.
- The individual has had an illness, injury or recurrence of a disease process.
- The individual is medically stable and has a determined course of treatment.
- The individual requires 24-hour skilled rehabilitation nursing care and daily Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician management of their complex medical and functional problems.
- The individual would benefit from admission to a comprehensive medical rehabilitation program offering immediate access to life support services, consulting specialists or diagnostic testing.
- The individual demonstrates the potential for significant practical improvement in independent function as the result of participation in intensive therapies in the following areas:
- activities of daily living
- independent living skills
- bowel and bladder management
- adjustment to disability
- The individual is able to participate in an intense level of rehabilitation services, ordinarily consisting of therapeutic, educational and rehabilitation nursing programs three or more hours per day, five days a week.
- A two-three week stay is anticipated based on functional and medical goals. Length of stay may vary depending on the individual's rehabilitation program.
- The individual demonstrates the potential for discharge into the community after rehabilitation.
- The individual and/or family chooses to:
- participate in the elective inpatient rehabilitation program
- agree to abide by the policies and procedures of Dodd Hall and Ohio State’s Medical Center
- be involved in goal-setting, ongoing treatment, modification of the treatment plan and follow-up care at all levels
If you are ready to submit an official admission request or have questions or concerns regarding the criteria above, please call 614-293-4630 – an admission coordinator will help you with the next steps in the process.