About Your Stay

During your stay at the Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute, you will be under the care of our compassionate team of physicians, therapists and nurses. You will take part in a rehabilitation plan tailored to your individual needs, spending at least three hours a day with our specialized therapists. You will be immersed in a nurturing environment whose goal is to help you return home with the highest level of independence possible.

Admission Criteria

To be admitted into the Comprehensive Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation program at Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate medical need for inpatient care, including the need for regular physician follow-up and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing.
  • Be able to tolerate three hours of intensive therapy daily, while needing at least two therapy disciplines.
  • Be expected to achieve functional improvement from this program, with the goal of returning home.
  • Have a reasonable and safe discharge plan, including a family member/caregiver willing to receive training and education to assist in your care.

Visitor Policy

At the Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute, we understand the value of having regular visits from family, friends and caregivers. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Regular visiting hours are 8:00 am to 8:00 pm We also allow after-hours visits between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.
    • All visitors will pass through a metal detector and sign in and out at the reception desk.
    • You can have a maximum of three visitors in your room.
    • Overnight visitors must be at least 18 years old and be approved by nursing leadership. These visitors will check in and out with the charge nurse upon arrival and departure.
  • Visitation must be consistent with the protection of the patient's right to rest, privacy, confidentiality and safety. 
  • If you choose a “No Publicity” (NP) status, you will not be listed in the hospital directory and will not be able to receive visitors.  
  • Visitation may be limited due to:  
    • A change in your status requiring an immediate intervention.
    • Environmental safety concerns.
  • We encourage non-caregivers to visit after therapy sessions have been completed to make sure you take part in therapy and have time to rest afterward. Designated caregivers can visit anytime between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, understanding there may be limitations because of your clinical needs.
  • Infection control precautions:
    • If you are on airborne precautions, your visitors will be instructed to wear protective personal equipment (PPE) per Orlando Health policy.
    • If you are on contact isolation precautions, your visitors will be instructed to wear appropriate PPE per Orlando Health policy.

What To Expect

Frequently Asked Questions