Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital

Intensive Therapy with a Patient-Focused Approach

Intensive Therapy with a Patient-Focused Approach

The Rehabilitation Hospital at Sinai Rehabilitation Center is designed for patients who would benefit from an intensive level of therapeutic and medical services. Patients in the Rehabilitation Hospital receive three hours of therapy per day, Monday through Friday, and a minimum of one to two hours over the weekend.

Rehabilitation Hospital Amenities

The Rehabilitation Hospital allows visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Private bathroom/shower in all patient rooms
  • Flat screen TV with educational channels in room
  • Family resource rooms
  • On-site eateries
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rehab Technology
  • Kosher meals

Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

This 23-bed unit serves patients with the following types of conditions and needs:

  • Orthopedic
  • Joint Replacement
  • Spine Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Trauma
  • Post-surgical
  • Amputation
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Oncology
  • General Debility
  • Medically Complex
  • Chronic Pain

Louis and Phyllis Friedman Neurological Rehab Center

This 20-bed unit serves patients in need of care for:

  • Stroke
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Parkinson’s
  • Neuro-trauma
  • Encephalopathy
  • Brain Injury
  • Neuro-spine
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Aneurysm
  • Other Neuro Disorders

A Typical Day in Rehabilitation Hospital

Upon arriving at the Rehabilitation Hospital, our nurses and doctors will meet with you to discuss and understand your individual care needs. Within the first 24 hours, a team of therapists will then meet with you to perform a detailed assessment and establish your specific functional goals, designed to optimize your recovery process.

Generally, Rehabilitation Hospital patients can expect the following daily routine:

  • Morning: Breakfast, Therapy, Bathing/Dressing, Vitals, Medications, Toileting
  • Afternoon: Lunch, Therapy, Vitals, Medications, Toileting
  • Evening: Dinner, Rest, Sleep, Vitals, Medications, Toileting

Important Reminders for Daily Therapy

  • It is important to the recovery process that you participate in all your scheduled therapy sessions. Therapy is provided daily, including weekends and holidays.
  • On Monday-Friday, you will receive a minimum of 3 hours of therapy per day. A therapy schedule will be provided for you daily on weekdays.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, you will have at least 1-2 hours of therapy in total over the course of the weekend.

Financial Eligibility

Sinai Rehabilitation Center will assist you in determining your rehabilitation benefits so that you are fully informed of your coverage. We participate with Medicare, Blue Cross, Worker’s Compensation, Medical Assistance and many commercial insurance companies.


For questions or more information regarding insurance coverage, the referral process, or to fax a referral, please contact our admissions coordinator office by phone at 410-601-5582 or by fax at 410-601-9433.

Admissions Requirements

Patients must: 

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be able to participate in 3 hours of therapy per day
  • Need a minimum of two different therapies
  • Have a prognosis of functional improvement
  • Be financially eligible

Program and Services

Our Interdisciplinary Team

Physiatrist (Your Rehabilitation Doctor)


The physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This physician oversees all aspects of one’s medical care, collaborates with resident physicians, and supervises the rehabilitation team. A doctor or resident is available 24 hours a day.


Nurse (RN)


The registered nurse (RN) works with the doctor to manage medical problems. Nurses are responsible for helping to manage your pain, medication, and skin care. They also assist with personal hygiene, mobility, intake of food, and bowel and bladder management.


Patient Care Associate (PCA)


The patient care associate is a certified nursing assistant who supports the nurse by tending to your personal care needs.


Administrative Assistant (AA)


The administrative assistant operates the nursing station and answers the call bell.


Occupational Therapist (OT)


An occupational therapist helps one improve physical, cognitive, and visual perceptual skills that may affect the ability to perform functional tasks. The OT focuses on restoring a person’s ability to participate in activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, toileting, grooming, meal preparation, and other tasks important to a successful return home.


Physical Therapist (PT)


A physical therapist helps to improve a person’s mobility, strength, and balance. A PT is focused on restoring one’s ability to get out of bed, perform transfers, walk, use the stairs, and perform other mobility tasks that are needed in the home setting.


Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)


A speech language pathologist helps to improve a patient’s verbal expression, the understanding of words, reading, written language and cognitive-linguistic (thinking) skills, including attention, memory, problem solving, reasoning, and organization. The SLP also works to improve swallowing skills and makes recommendations for the safest diet.


Rehabilitation Assistant (RA)


The rehabilitation assistant is a trained staff member who maintains the gym environment and assists the therapists in implementing therapy programs.


Social Worker (SW)


The social worker provides support throughout a person’s stay in the rehab hospital and helps both patients and families understand the discharge planning process. The social worker helps to coordinate discharge plans and assists with financial concerns, returning to school, and employment needs.




The psychologist provides support and counseling during a patient’s rehabilitation stay. The psychologist helps by teaching coping skills, addressing adjustment concerns, and meeting other needs which can maximize rehabilitation.


Patients and Families!


Consistent participation of patients and families is essential to a successful recovery from illness and injury. The rehab team encourages and relies on patients and their significant others to actively engage with them, bringing the courage, dedication, and hard work needed for success.


Below, review firsthand testimonials from Rehabilitation Hospital patients, submitted through our post-discharge patient experience survey.


Overall Experience

“The staff worked very hard to care for me I would recommend any family member or friend to Sinai.”

“I had a great experience with the entire rehabilitation staff. They are an asset to the hospital.”

“Very thankful I could have rehab at Sinai. Very impressed with the care. Thankful my wife could visit.”

“The team functioned impressively, and were friendly, respectful and very helpful to me and my family. I've highly recommended the whole unit to my current health care provider.”

Rehabilitation Doctors

“(The doctor) visited me every day to ensure my pain was being managed and kept a close eye on my leg for swelling. Thank you!”

“I was kept informed about all areas of my progress and treatment. I did not have any bad experiences in this area.”

“(The doctor) very helpful in explaining goals, especially of speech/language, cognition.”


“You have some exceptional nurses... always went beyond what was required to assure your wellbeing and comfort. (They) were also committed & dedicated.”

“All were very exacting in their dispensing of my medication, also concerned that all my needs were met, very friendly and helped with whatever I needed.”

“Have to say techs were so nice & helpful. Always there to help. A credit your hospital.”


“I was prepared to take the next step of therapy at home - I was walking, going up steps and into the car without difficulty.”

“I was prepared to take the next step - I was able to put my tops & bottoms on with little difficulty.”

“Training given to my family was helpful & made us feel more confident about my coming home.”