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Center for Rehabilitation

The fully CARF-accredited Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services to adult patients. Our goal is to help you regain your independence and quality of life after an injury or illness through advanced rehabilitation therapy. Our expert team is skilled, caring and equipped to handle a variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Stroke.
  • Trauma.
  • Brain injuries.
  • Neurologic disorders.
  • Fractures and other orthopaedic conditions.
  • Spinal cord injuries.
  • Joint replacements.
  • Amputations.
  • Cancer complications.
  • Other disabling illnesses and injuries.

Expert, interdisciplinary care

Our 40-bed rehabilitation unit is led by a dedicated, interdisciplinary team of professionals who work with you and your family to develop a highly personalized treatment plan, set goals and help you regain functional skills you may have lost.

A doctor who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation works with the entire rehabilitation team to assess your therapy needs and help speed your recovery. The team of experts includes:

  • Rehabilitation nurses.
  • Physical therapists.
  • Occupational therapists.
  • Speech-language pathologists.
  • Audiologists.
  • Recreational therapists.
  • Psychologists.
  • Social workers and case managers.

The most advanced therapy available

Designed to maximize your independence, the Center for Rehabilitation offers a full range of acute rehabilitation services and features the latest in barrier-free and advanced rehabilitation technologies. The rehabilitation unit occupies an entire floor of Wilmington Hospital, allowing for the nursing and therapy staff to have continuous communication with you, your family and other caregivers. At 61,000 square feet, our therapy space is one of the largest in the region. It includes multiple areas that simulate real-world environments—including a residential apartment and a street environment—that allow you to practice everyday living skills.

We’re certified as a Stroke Specialty Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Stroke Specialty Programs offer the highest level of care, with a special focus on prevention, minimizing impairment, reducing activity limitations, and maximizing the participation and quality of life of persons who have sustained a stroke.

Center for Rehabilitation
Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th St., Wilmington, DE 19801 directions

Delaware Health Sciences Alliance CarePages Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

Christiana Care is a private not-for-profit regional health care system and relies in part on the generosity of individuals, foundations and corporations to fulfill its mission. To learn more about how you can support our mission, please visit

Christiana Care Health System PO Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 800-693-CARE