Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

Pediatric Inpatient RehabilitationJoe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital was the first hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties to offer comprehensive acute inpatient rehabilitation for children and adolescents. Our team of pediatric rehabilitation specialists focuses on restoring function, improving mobility and increasing the overall quality of life for hospitalized kids in need of rehabilitation. We feature one of two pediatric inpatient rehabilitation programs in Florida certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the only CARF-accredited program in South Florida.

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We offer patient- and family-centered care designed to help each child reach their full potential. Our team includes doctors specializing in pediatric rehabilitation (physiatrists), rehabilitation certified nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, pediatric neuropsychologists, exercise physiologists, child life specialists and other healthcare professionals. Together, we are dedicated to helping your child live the best life possible.

In addition, our pediatric intensivists and pediatric hospitalists specialize in care for seriously ill children. At Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, these specialists provide 24-hour, in-hospital coverage for pediatric patients in our six-bed unit.

We offer:

  • Access to a fully staffed children’s hospital and its wide range of services and specialties
  • Continuous assessment of your child’s health, abilities and progress
  • Extensive, targeted treatments for shorter hospital stays and better results
  • Large, private rooms with enough space for family members to stay overnight
  • Personalized rehabilitation care tailored to your child’s individual, ever-changing needs

Could your child benefit from our inpatient rehabilitation care? Call us at 954-265-4000 to schedule a consultation.

Our Approach

We understand the challenges a child with rehabilitation needs faces. And we know how that affects the entire family. Empathy and meaningful listening help our team better understand your child's physical, mental and emotional needs. We use that knowledge to create personalized care plans that emphasize progress, independence and healing.

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Outstanding Results

We combine evidence-based care with compassion, dedication and advanced expertise. Our patient- and family-centered care addresses every aspect of your child’s rehabilitation. See how we’re changing lives.

Talk to your child’s physician to determine if inpatient rehabilitation services can help your child grow and thrive. Call 954-265-4000 to learn more.

Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes

Learn about our most recent inpatient rehabilitation outcomes for our pediatric patients.

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Conditions We Treat

We offer care for a wide range of conditions that affect mobility, speech, function, feeding and independence while children are in the hospital. Learn more.

Treatments and Services

Our team uses a positive attitude to encourage children with rehabilitation needs to overcome their physical and mental challenges. Comprehensive, compassionate treatment increases mobility, improves function and fosters independence for the children we serve. Learn more.

Your Care Team

Our team of pediatric rehabilitation specialists develops personalized care plans that feature solutions tailored to your child's individual needs. Every member of our team has extensive training, education and experience in helping children overcome challenges that affect their ability to swallow, eat, speak, move or function. Learn more.

What to Expect

We take pride in making a genuine difference in the lives of the children in our community. With Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, you can expect caring, compassionate rehabilitation services that support the whole family. Learn more.