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Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus

Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus

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19333 West North Ave
Brookfield,  WI  53045






Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus delivers inpatient rehabilitation care for serious illnesses or traumatic injuries.
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When you choose Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus, you’ll benefit from a team approach, bringing together the expertise of a care team with advanced rehabilitation training. Your doctors, specialists and care team collaborate, working together with you and for you. Your doctor understands your healthcare needs and goals. And all your caregivers are communicating and collaborating as a team.

You and your family are connected to specialized rehabilitation care for the following conditions:

  • Amputation and limb impairment
  • Brain injury
  • Neurological diseases (i.e.multiple sclerosis (MS), Guillain-Barre' syndrome (GBS), Parkinson's disease)
  • Orthopedic injuries, hip fractures or post-surgical repair
  • Spinal cord dysfunction or injury
  • Stroke
  • Other neuromuscular disorders and medically disabling conditions (i.e. pulmonary disease and dysfunction, renal failure and post surgery rehab may also qualify)

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 262-785-2000.

Personalized care for your rehabilitation needs

The care team at Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus delivers

comprehensive medical management by an experienced rehabilitation care team. Our rehabilitation units provide on-site consultations, diagnostic tests and procedures.

During your stay, you care includes:

  • Addressing psychosocial and physical needs, patient/family relationships, and discharge planning
  • One-on-one therapy sessions with individualized treatment plan
  • Private rooms and common spaces to relax and connect with guests

We offer the following rehabilitation services as part of our comprehensive care:

Occupational therapy:

  • Daily living skill retraining
  • Neurological rehabilitation (i.e stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s disease)
  • Vision therapy

Physical therapy:

  • Intensive gait program
  • Vestibular, balance, and dizziness rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation (i.e. stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, (ALS) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, MS, Parkinson’s disease)

Speech therapy:

  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Communication disorder rehabilitation
  • Dysphagia (swallowing disorders) rehabilitation
  • Modified barium swallow exam
  • VitalStim® therapy and NMES (neuromuscular electrical stimulation)
  • Voice disorder therapy

A team of supportive rehabilitation specialists

Whether you’re recovering from an illness or an injury, we’re here for you. Specialists at Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus provide compassionate care for your rehabilitation needs. Our team focuses on improving your emotional and physical health and involves your family or caregiver team for daily support to create a care plan personalized to your specific needs. Your team may include:

  • Medical director is a doctor trained in rehabilitation who coordinates your overall treatment program and oversees the efforts of the rehabilitation team caring for you. 
  • Rehabilitation nurses provide round-the-clock nursing care and can help answer any questions you and your family may have.
  • Physical therapists teach you exercises to improve your balance, strength and mobility. They may also help you learn how to use walkers and canes, braces, artificial limbs or other mobility devices.
  • Occupational therapists focus on improving your everyday living skills, including bathing, dressing, grooming, and eating. They may also provide you with training for equipment to help you better perform these activities.
  • Speech therapists work to improve your ability to communicate, problem-solve and reason, and address any problems with swallowing.
  • Case managers explain the details of your stay and outline any lifestyle changes you may expect. Your case manager works with you and your insurance company to certify your ongoing rehabilitation, and coordinate your discharge.

Your rehabilitation care team may also include a dietitian, pharmacist, respiratory therapist and other specialists.Therapy sessions and activities are posted daily on a schedule board. Your doctor will continue to follow your progress and remain in charge of your medical care.

Types of post-acute care

If you are hospitalized for a serious illness or injury, your doctor may recommend some type of post-acute care after being discharged from the hospital. We help you reach a higher level of functional movement throughout your recovery.

Other post-acute care options may include home health care with nursing, respiratory care and rehabilitation therapy, or a skilled nursing home.

When you leave the hospital to recover at home, Ascension’s network of outpatient physical therapy clinics and cardiac rehabilitation centers help you continue your recovery with guided therapy and exercises.

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