Outdoor Boot Camp is Back!

Outdoor Boot Camp is Back!

Registration ends September 24. New sessions start October 1! 

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EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

For the third consecutive time, CMS awarded us with 4-Stars!

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12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

Featuring music by Groovy 7! Tickets on sale now.

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New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

The Nationally-Recognized Program is once again offering 2-day courses.

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Why are we #1?

Why are we #1?

Let's talk about it! Our new campaign focuses on why we are at the top.

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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation

Quit Smoking. Start Healing. All for Free.

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Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Come experience the many physical benefits of our new class at the Wellness Center! 

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Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Join EJGH's registered Nutritionist for healthy cooking demo's each month this year! 

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Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Proud of our accolades. More proud to be the choice of care for you and yours. 

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Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Visit us at our new location in Kenner. 

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Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Stop by the Wellness Center Parking Lot on the 3rd Thursday of every month. 

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Volunteer of the Month: August 2018

Jerry Ricks

It has only taken 2 years for Jerry Ricks to become the face of the EJGH pharmacy. His ever-smiling presence, attention to detail and willingness to always go the extra mile, (which to Jerry always just seems to be the right thing to do), has endeared him to the entire pharmacy staff but also those who deal with that department. Thank you Jerry for all you do to help make EJGH a truly great hospital.

Upcoming Events

We offer an individualized treatment plan providing at least three hours of therapy a day, five days a week. In addition to our 7,700 square foot gym, our specialized gym area known as Independence Lane replicates a home like setting. It houses a bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, outdoor area, raised porch and car. Independence Lane offers different flooring textures and environments, helping prepare patients to return home safely.

Other Services Include:

Pet Therapy at EJGH

  • Family training and conferences
  • Pet therapy
  • Car transfer training
  • Orthotics/prosthetics
  • Big and Loud therapy for treatment of Parkinson's Disease
  • VitalStim for treatment of swallowing disorders
  • Neuro-Developmental treatment
  • Community resource referrals including prescription assistance and education for patient and family
  • Monthly community stroke support group

After discharge, East Jefferson General Hospital offers an array of services to assist in continued recovery, which includes outpatient therapy, Bioness, driving evaluations and therapeutic programs at the Wellness Center.


Accreditations

East Jefferson General Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation offers a 24 bed, all private room facility to patients recovering from illness and injury. Our program has been accredited eight consecutive times by the Commission of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities, has been recognized as an ANCC Magnet Hospital, 1st in Louisiana and is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission. Our rehab team offers you and your family personalized care in an effort to help you maximize your independence and reach your goals.

Pre-Admission Qualifying Criteria:

Inpatient Therapy at EJGH

  • The patient will require the active and ongoing therapeutic intervention of multiple therapy disciplines (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, or prosthetics/orthotics), one of which will be physical or occupational therapy.
  • The patient will require an intensive rehabilitation therapy program consisting of at least 3 hours of therapy per day, at least 5 days per week or at least 15 hours of intensive rehabilitation therapy within a 7 consecutive day period.
  • The patient can reasonably be expected to actively participate in, and benefit significantly from, the intensive rehabilitation therapy program at the time of admission.
  • The patient requires physician supervision by a rehabilitation physician to assess the patient both medically and functionally, as well as to modify the course or treatment as needed.
  • The patient requires an intensive and coordinated interdisciplinary approach to providing rehabilitation.

The Rehab Team Includes:

  • Rehab Physician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Rehab Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Admission Liaison
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Pastoral Care
  • Psychologist

 

Accreditations