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Complete care for rehabilitation

Patients recovering from serious health issues receive excellent care through Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon (RIO) at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

As an inpatient rehabilitation facility, RIO offers the highest level of care available.

Our goal is to help people return to living in their community, whether it's independently or with a little extra help. Of the more than 500 patients we see a year, about 92 percent successfully return to live in the community, a higher percentage than most centers in the country. The national average is only 77 percent.

 



Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon

A complete approach

Located at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon (RIO) is an inpatient rehabilitation facility offering the highest level of care available.

We offer patients and their families a complete approach –– round-the-clock medical and rehabilitation services in a caring environment, as well as therapy, skills training and counseling –– all in one location. That approach offers an extra level of care that sets us apart from other programs.

What is RIO?

Under the direction of doctors who specialize in rehabilitation (known as physiatrists), we create a personalized plan to best meet our patients’ needs that includes goals and a target date for discharge. Each week, the team meets to review and revise the plan to get the best possible results. Family members and patients are an important part of the team.

Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon was the first in the state to coordinate job training, counseling, and physical and occupational therapies in the same location. This coordinated approach remains the foundation for the positive results our patients enjoy.

Common diagnoses

Our team at RIO can help patients through a range of conditions, including:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain injury
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Multiple trauma
  • Amputation
  • Burn 

Why choose RIO?

Patients and families may have many options for rehabilitation care. The levels of care and expertise of the staff varies within these programs. Understanding these differences can help you make the right choice.

As an inpatient rehabilitation facility, RIO offers the highest level of care available. A 2014 study shows that patients treated at a medical rehabilitation facility such as RIO on average had better long-term results than those treated at a skilled nursing home.

 The study found that patients at an inpatient rehabilitation facility:

  • Were discharged two weeks earlier than those at a skilled nursing facility
  • Had fewer hospital readmissions per  year for many of the  conditions
  • Had an 8 percent lower mortality rate
  • Had 5 percent fewer emergency room visits per year
      

Go here to read the full report. Also, see Making the Right Decision about Rehabilitation Care from the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN).

Our location

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 N.W. 22nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97210
503-413-6931 or 1-800-621-6446
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