As one of the countryâÂÂs very first specialty physical rehabilitation facilities, Helen Hayes Hospital has a well-earned fame for its excellence service in rehabilitation medicine. For over more than the century, it has excelled in providing the medical, nursing and therapeutic care to the patients which in need to rebuild their lives after catastrophic injuries, debilitating surgeries and chronic disabling illnesses. Paired with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, this expertise enables our patients to move on to active and productive lives and return to work, school and home. ItâÂÂs founded in the year 1900, Helen Hayes Hospital is believed for its freestanding state-operated rehabilitation hospital in the United States. Today, it is one of the nations most dynamic and progressive rehabilitation facilities, recognized as a center of innovation and excellence in physical rehabilitation medicine and research.
Helen Hayes Hospital well known for singular specialty, but multidisciplinary in when its approach to the care of the patient. It has 155-bed state-of-the-art facility gives extensive medical and remedial services to people of all ages. Upon admission to a rehabilitation program, each patient is managed by a multidisciplinary team, consisting of specialist physicians, nurses, recreation therapists, social workers, dieticians, and other professionals.
The team works closely with the patient, family to ensure that rehabilitation goals were met in a timely and effective manner. HHH treats patients with a variety of disorders and special needs, including traumatic spinal cord and brain injury; stroke; cardiac and pulmonary disorders; multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders; osteoporosis; multiple fractures; joint replacements; orthopedic disorders; and amputation. Outcome statistics demonstrate that the vast majority of patients return home following discharge.
Helen Hayes Hospital offers patients and families a Hope and a powerful and positive Spirit that challenges us to serve the patients and us to achieve the target. In short, we strive to make recovery a reality and we focus on the promise for a new day.
Through the years, the hospital has grown into a facility that is capable of caring for patients with the most complex and challenging disabilities. ItâÂÂs now a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System, it rouses with polynonymous name New York State Hospital for the Care of Crippled and Deformed Children (1900, NYS Orthopedic Hospital for Children (1923).