As one of the most comprehensive rehabilitation hospitals in PA, we take a creative approach to a wide range of rehabilitation services, doing whatever it takes to help patients re-establish their lives. Our dedicated team creates custom therapy plans for each patient, building on every moment of triumph along the way.
Our therapy and treatment
At Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, we offer inpatient and outpatient rehab, as well as highly regarded day treatment programs. We provide outstanding therapy and medical care for conditions and injuries as diverse as spinal cord injury, chronic pain and pre-joint replacement. As part of our innovative approach, we offer many unique and specialized services, including:
- Aquatic therapy
- Assistive technology services
- Driver rehab
- Horticultural therapy
- Work hardening
Patient outcome reports
The highest compliment a patient can give us is to recommend Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital to someone else. In survey after survey—and story after story—97 percent of our patients and their families indicate they would recommend us, our creative therapists and our advanced treatment options.
Discover all the care options available and more about Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital today.
Making the transition to an acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital
For most patients, it’s a great relief to hear their treatment team talk about discharge—it means they’ll soon leave the hospital and be able to move forward to the next level of care.
If a stay at an acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital is being suggested to continue your recovery, you and your loved ones may have some questions about that transition. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital that can help guide you.
These services are delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Working together, this team creates a customized treatment plan that will give you the best chance for a full recovery.
You’ll receive a minimum of three hours of intensive therapy at least five days per week. This type of focused, highly personalized care can make a difference in how quickly you return to your life following an injury or illness.
During your stay, you’ll be assigned a personal rehab team that will provide expert care and ongoing support. Your team can include:
- Doctors board certified in rehabilitation and internal medicine
- Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses
- Physical and occupational therapists
- Speech and recreational therapists (as appropriate)
- A care manager
- A psychologist
- A dietitian
Hospital policies and visiting hours
This is an overview of our most important hospital policies for patients and visitors. Complying with these rules keeps Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital a safe, healthy, and comfortable place for all of our patients and their loved ones.
Visitation policy: Effective May 22,2023, two visitors at a time are permitted between the hours of 12-8 p.m., seven days a week. Children mst be accompanied by an adult, and visiting after 4 p.m. is strongly recommended for their safety. Visitors will continue to sign in at the front entrance.
Your family and visitors are welcome and are important to the recovery process. We have updated our visitation policy, effective October 19, 2022. For our patients’ successful rehabilitation, as well as their safety and well-being, their clinical team may need to limit the number of visitors and the time of their visits so as not to interfere with treatment schedule or resting periods.
We also ask visitors to please treat our patients, their families and our staff in a considerate, courteous and cooperative manner, respecting the culture, values and beliefs of all who receive and deliver care. This includes dressing appropriately. Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times.
Here are some additional guidelines for visitors to ensure the comfort and safety of all patients.
Visitors please do NOT:
Consume alcohol anywhere in the hospital or on the hospital grounds.
- Attempt to assist your loved one unless you have been properly trained to assist in the activity.
- Remove any protective devices from patients.
- Give over-the-counter or prescription medications to patients.
- Leave patients unattended in the bathroom.
- Bring sharp objects, such as scissors, razors or nail clippers, into the hospital.
Visitors please DO:
- Maintain a quiet environment so that all patients’ needs are respected. Be especially considerate of patients in semi-private rooms.
- Ask our nursing staff before bringing any food or drinks into the hospital.
- Let our staff know when you’re escorting a patient from the unit.
- Please also protect your personal property and valuables while you are visiting.
A smoke-free hospital
Bryn Mawr Rehab is a smoke-free facility. While people have the right to smoke in their own homes, all patients at Bryn Mawr Rehab have the right to avoid potentially harmful second-hand smoke while they’re recovering, so there is no smoking in the hospital or on the hospital grounds. This is in line with our basic mission of helping people regain and maintain optimum health.
Please do not use the bathrooms in patient rooms. They are reserved for patients to protect their health. Public restrooms are located throughout the hospital.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital makes accommodations for the parents and guardians of adolescent patients to stay with their child during the inpatient rehabilitation stay. For more information, contact your care manager.
Independent Living Unit (ILU)
Our four-room, home-like ILU is arranged like an apartment so you can become acclimated to living at home. With the recommendation of your patient care team, you and your family may stay overnight in the ILU to help develop and re-establish a routine. Your occupational therapist can provide you more information about the ILU.
Statement of accreditation and mission
Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital is licensed by the Department of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and accredited by the Joint Commission.
Main Line Health’s mission is to provide a comprehensive range of safe, high-quality health services, complemented by related educational and research activities that meet health care needs and improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is dedicated to serving individuals and their families whose lives can be enhanced through physical or cognitive rehabilitation. We continually strive for excellence by providing care and services valued by those we serve and by contributing to the community through education, research and prevention of disability.