Healthsouth Sarasota Celebrates 25 Years of Being Woven into the Fabric of Sarasota

9/09/2011

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota will celebrate 25 years of being “Woven into the Fabric of Sarasota” and join rehabilitation providers across the nation Sept. 18-24, 2011, in celebration of National Rehabilitation Week.

The week will be highlighted by various events and activities at the hospital, including a 25th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 18. Community members are invited to attend the celebration which will include hospital tours along with complimentary refreshments and a commemorative gift. County Commissioner Nora Patterson will be present to read a proclamation naming 2011 as the official year of HealthSouth Sarasota’s 25th year of service to the local community. The celebration will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1-4 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota.

“Getting patients back to their active lives is our mission at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota,” said Marcus Braz, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota CEO. “We are privileged to be a part of the local Sarasota community and National Rehabilitation Week provides a great opportunity to honor how much our patients and hospital have accomplished over the last 25 years. We welcome the community to join in our celebration and learn more about the high quality care our hospital provides to those recovering from injury or illness.”

For more information on these events, visit www.healthsouthsarasota.com.

National Rehabilitation Week was established in 1976 to create awareness of people with disabilities and promote the benefits of rehabilitation. In 1990, a presidential proclamation designated the third week of September as National Rehabilitation Week, which has grown to include more than 7,000 organizations.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota is an 86-bed state-of-the-art acute medical rehabilitation hospital
that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. HealthSouth Sarasota offers 30 private rooms and 56
semi-private rooms, all with flat-screen televisions and wireless Internet capability. Offering the latest
rehabilitation technology, this 87,000-square-foot hospital serves patients throughout Southwest Florida. The
hospital is located at 6400 Edgelake Drive and on the web at www.healthsouthsarasota.com.

About HealthSouth

HealthSouth is the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in terms of revenues, number of hospitals, and patients treated and discharged. Operating in 26 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders,orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, and amputations. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.

Source: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota

Point of Contact

For additional details, please contact our representative.

Nancy Arnold
Director of Marketing Operations
nancy.arnold@healthsouth.com

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