Newman W. Benson Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus
The Newman W. Benson Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus is a 15-bed inpatient rehabilitation center opened in 2021. Our highly trained professionals provide nurturing support and physical rehabilitation for a variety of patients who have experienced the debilitating effects of an acute injury, impairment, or illness.
Common conditions treated at this rehab unit include (but are not limited to):
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Neurological conditions
- Multiple traumas
- Orthopedic or musculoskeletal impairments
- Cardiac conditions
- Pulmonary conditions
Patients in the acute rehab unit receive a minimum of three hours of therapy each day for at least five days a week. Your team of compassionate providers will work with you and those involved in your care to develop a treatment plan unique to you, so you can get back to a more normal routine at home as soon as possible. Your program will include:
- A dedicated team of doctors, nurses, and physical, occupational and speech therapists
- Individualized therapy program with focus on mobility and activities of daily living to maximize function and assist with a smooth transition back home or to your next level of care
- All private rooms that simulate a home-like environment
- Education and training for patients and family members
- Specialty physicians and emergency services available on-site if needed
Your individual situation requires a treatment plan designed just for you. If you have been diagnosed with any of the conditions listed above, acute inpatient rehabilitation may be the best option for you.
To make a referral, please call 570-268-2204.
A Patient’s Story
Hear from a patient about her experience at the Newman W. Benson Acute Rehabilitation Unit and the progress she has made since going through the program.