News at Our Hospital
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River will undergo multi-year construction and renovation at its current location of 14 Hospital Drive.
A stroke can affect an individual in many ways, from paralysis of one side of the body to impaired vision and difficulty swallowing. Beyond physical challenges, many stroke survivors and caregivers also need support and community.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River was recognized with the Exceptional Performance Award and the Outstanding Performance in Clinical Excellence Award during HealthSouth’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held Sept. 23, in Miami, Florida.
After a fall in January 2016 resulted in a herniated disc and stenosis, George Abraham, Ph.D., needed back surgery to heal his injuries, but became discouraged post-surgery over the inability to walk.
Originally hired as the evening nursing supervisor in 1989, Patty Ostaszewski has proven herself as an admired leader, healthcare and community advocate, and ballroom dancer extraordinaire for a Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore fundraiser.
For stroke survivor John Norcross, aphasia, an impairment of language affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write, has been the biggest challenge and motivator.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment.
Community members are invited to visit HealthSouth Toms River on Tuesday, March 29 from 4- 6 p.m. for free wellness screenings including fall risk, memory, balance, driving, blood pressure and hearing. Refreshments will be served and the event is at no cost to attendees.
The hospital ranked in the top ten percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2015 as well as 2006- 2013.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River holds certification for Disease-Specific Care in heart failure rehabilitation.