Inpatient Rehabilitation

When an accident or illness affects your ability to live an active life, Sovah Health - Danville’s Inpatient Rehab Unit can put you on the road to recovery. The Unit features all private rooms with necessary medical equipment as well as the amenities of home. Our Inpatient Rehab Unit provides comprehensive rehabilitation in the form of daily Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy.

Recover Close to Home

At Sovah Health - Danville’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, you can Recover Close to Home. We are dedicated to helping people get past the hurdles of recovery and back to their lives, to work, family, active retirement, and independent living.

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is designed to help you meet your goals by customizing a unique care plan based on your individual needs. We are dedicated to providing the care necessary to meet your medical, physical, psychological, and social needs in an environment that promotes wellness, confidence, and independence.

Who is a Candidate?

In order for patients to meet criteria for acute rehabilitation, they must be below their prior level of function, be able to tolerate at least 3 hours of therapy (broken up and given throughout the day), and must qualify for two therapies (OT, PT, or Speech). 

Examples of patients that may qualify for Acute Rehab are: 

  • Stroke
  • Hip fracture- patients must have medical conditions that  need to be monitored in the hospital setting and requiring at least moderate assistance with therapy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Major Multiple Trauma
  • Neurological Disorders- Guillain Barre,  Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cardiac patients
  • Post – surgical patients
  • Sepsis
  • Anoxic Brain Injury


Your Treatment Team

We subscribe to an interdisciplinary  approach to your care. This means that everyone on our treatment team works together to ensure that you receive the best care and that we maximize your recovery. Your team includes, but is not limited to:

  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Social Worker/Case Manager
  • Physician 
  • Dietitian
  • You and Your Family


While in Our Hospital We Encourage You to:

  • Participate in daily care such as dressing and grooming
  • Join in individual and group leisure activities to help you resume normal activities
  • Eat meals with other patients in the dining room.
  • Participate in an individualized therapy program


What Should I Bring?

We want your experience to be like you are at home, so in the mornings you will get dressed and ready for the day. We will have you participating in therapies and activities each day, so you should bring:

  • Clothing (several changes of exercise clothing is a popular choice)
  • Rubber-soled shoes
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Nightgown/Pajamas
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
  • Grooming items such as shaving equipment, hair brushes, and make-up
  • Glasses and/or hearing aids
  • Assistive devices such as a walker

We encourage you to bring items that will make your stay with us comfortable. Please refrain from bringing expensive or irreplaceable items. Washer and dryers for clothing are not available on our units so you will need to make arrangements for laundering your personal clothing.

Can I Have Visitors?

Visits from family and friends are encouraged, and their participation in your treatment and educational programs is recommended. Visiting hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. We respectfully request that visitors not interrupt your treatment schedule or rest breaks. We want you to receive the maximum benefit from the program.

Will Insurance Pay?

Medicare and most insurances pay for the rehabilitative services provided by the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Sovah Health - Danville Some insurance plans will also cover your co-payment responsibility. A representative from the hospital can answer any questions you
and your family may have about your benefits and coverages.

Pet Therapy

Learn about our Pet Therapy program by clicking here.


The Rehab Unit is located on the 3rd floor of the J Building in the hospital. A physician referral to the unit is needed.

We welcome you and your family to visit the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Sovah Health - Danville for a tour and to meet our team.

Please feel free to contact us at: (434) 799-3824 if you have any questions, or simply ask your nurse to connect you with our Program Director.