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Admission Requirements

Candidates for our Subacute Rehabilitation program must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have received care for a minimum of three nights as an inpatient at a medical facility within the last 30 days
  • Be medically stable
  • Require daily therapy and/or skilled nursing
  • Referred by a physician

Patients referred to the program often have the following needs:

  • Rehabilitative therapy following orthopa​edic surgery 
  • IV therapy 
  • Wound care that requires daily evaluation and treatment by skilled personnel 
  • Restorative nursing care such as ostomy training and diabetes management 
  • Therapy for debilitation/weakness 


For more information about the Sub-acute Rehabilitation Program at Polk Medical Center, contact us at 770.749.4210.

Physician referrals may be faxed to 706.292.7915.