Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta, the 134th inpatient rehabilitation hospital of Encompass Health, welcomed its first patient Feb. 12.

The hospital, located at 35470 Whitewood Rd. in Murrieta, California, delivers on the Company’s commitment to serve a growing patient population of those in need of inpatient rehabilitation by opening new locations.

“We are excited to bring our rehabilitation services to the Murrieta area through this new, state‑of‑the‑art rehabilitation hospital,” said Barb Jacobsmeyer, executive vice president and president of inpatient hospitals for Encompass Health. “We believe integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients, helping them return to their communities at their highest levels of independence.”

The freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital includes 50 private patient rooms, two spacious therapy gyms featuring advanced technologies, an activities of daily living suite, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas. Care will be provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta hosted a community grand opening celebration Jan. 9.

The California footprint of Encompass Health includes inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in Bakersfield, Modesto and Tustin.

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