The Drake Center will open new rehabilitation hospital

UC Health's Drake Center is opening a new rehabilitation hospital. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital will open and start treating patients in early December.

"Our renovation of the east wing of the Drake Center is nearly complete and we are excited to be able to bring our specialty rehabilitation services to Drake's already strong network of healthcare services," said Mark Brodeur, CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Drake.

The new hospital has 40 beds for inpatient rehabilitative programs with advanced rehabilitation technology, an on-site therapy gym and special nurses and medical professionals to deliver patient care.

Patients will have full access to the existing aquatic therapy center and courtyard space.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital hopes to have their grand opening in January of 2012 and will offer tours of the hospital.

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