Since our Inpatient Rehabilitation Program opened 10 years ago, we’ve served more than 500 patients who need medical care and intensive physical, occupational and speech therapy for a traumatic and life-changing illness or injury. “At Akron Children’s, we provide the full continuum of rehabilitation care to meet the needs of children at every stage of […]
Congratulations to the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program for receiving 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF (an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for a variety of health and human services providers). “CARF accreditation recognizes our dedication to […]
Days after leaving for a high school trip, Ryan Hayes was in the Akron Children’s emergency department gravely ill from influenza B. Thanks to a rare life support system and specialized team, Ryan just celebrated one more birthday – his 16th.
On Dec. 2, 2017, I was going home from bowling practice when I was involved in a head on collision as I was turning onto a side road. The second that my car hit the truck, I blacked out and didn’t wake up until the ambulance had gotten there. An off-duty police officer from Alliance […]
In honor of our inpatient rehab unit being open for 5 years, this week we celebrated with fun events for patients, families and staff. Our theme for the week was “Paint the Town Rehab” and went from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3. On Friday before our celebration began, we recruited patients to decorate the window […]