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J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation Unit

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You have a choice when it comes to rehab, and J.W. Sommer is the area’s only acute rehab facility.

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J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation Unit
201 West Avalon Avenue
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

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Unlike Skilled Nursing Facilities, where doctor visits are only required once every 18 days and LPNs provide most of the care, the J.W. Sommer Unit has daily doctor visits and is staffed with Registered Nurses 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our staffing ratio is one RN to every six to eight patients. Each patient at J.W. Sommer receives between 960 and 1,560 minutes of therapy a week, more than three times that required of Skilled Nursing Facilities. And, because of its location at North Alabama Shoals Hospital, all labs, X-rays, dialysis, respiratory treatments and pharmacy needs are on-site.

J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation UnitServices available on-site at J.W. Sommer:

  • Daily Physician Visit
  • 24-hour Registered Nurses
  • Case Management
  • On-site Laboratory
  • On-site Pharmacy
  • On-site Radiology
  • On-site Dialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Registered Dietician

Here’s what a higher level of care means for you:

Our goal is to work with patients and their families to provide superior care with quality outcomes, to return patients to maximum independence at home and in the community. That means:

  • Personalized goals for a faster return home
  • Comprehensive team approach to rehabilitative care
  • Advanced technologies for the latest treatments
  • Physician visits everyday
  • Three hours of therapy over a day, five days a week
  • 24-hour rehabilitation nursing

Our multi-disciplinary team includes Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists. Because of its location at North Alabama Shoals Hospital, all labs, X-rays, dialysis, respiratory treatments and pharmacy are available on site. This is quality care—at a higher level.

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