Synopsis

The Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute is a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation program located at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC). Our purpose is to help patients and families through catastrophic conditions and prepare them for return to home and the community. Our usual process for inpatient admission is the careful evaluation of the patient’s ability to participate in an aggressive rehabilitation program, and the presence of a reasonable discharge plan. On June 12, we believed that participation in the care for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting was a given, and that the only criteria for us to rehabilitate these patients, in this extraordinary case, was their medical stability.