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MIDLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL TO HOST GRAND OPENING ON JULY 21ST

July 19, 2021

Media Contact 803.425.7685
Lauren Branham Reeder
Public Information Officer
Lauren.reeder@kershaw.sc.gov

Media Contact 505.977.8522
Angie Anderson
SVP, Development
angieanderson@ernesthealth.com

Kershaw County, SC – Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital will host a grand opening Wednesday, July 21st from 9am until 11am at their new healthcare facility located within The Wateree Executive Park. In 2019, the company announced a $17.56 million investment and the creation of 144 jobs with an average wage of $25.61 per hour.

 

“As our guiding principles state, we promote a healing and nurturing environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect,” stated Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital CEO Rebecca Cartright. “We are first and foremost passionate patient caregivers and team members, connected at the core by the treatment needs of our patients.”

 

The 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides a wide range specialty care and therapy services to Kershaw County and surrounding communities including:

Rehabilitation Nursing Care
Respiratory Care to Treat, Manage, Control, and provide Diagnostic Evaluation of the Cardiopulmonary System
Speech, Memory, Cognitive Therapy, and Dysphagia
Physical Therapy to help with Balance and Mobility
Occupational Therapy to help perform daily activities, including Guided Community Outings and Home Evaluations
Aquatic Therapy Water-Based Treatments
Wound Care to help in the Healing, Prevention, and Management of Wounds
Prosthetic Consults, Fittings, and Equipment Assistance
Pain Management

 

Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital also treats individuals with:

Amputations
Arthritic Conditions
Burns
Cancer
Congenital Deformities
Hip Fractures
Incontinence
Joint Replacement
Lymphedema
Post Cardiac or General Surgery
Post Mastectomy
Pulmonary Diseases
Swallowing Disorders
Wounds

 

“A top-notch and respected medical team and jobs for Kershaw County in the Elgin area,” said Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns. “It is a great day in Kershaw County to welcome Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital and to partner with them for continued growth.”

 

ABOUT MIDLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

Ernest Health was founded in 2004 and has been providing specialized rehabilitative services to patients since 2005, when the first hospitals opened. As a member of a larger network of rehabilitation and long-term acute care hospitals through Ernest Health, but are managed locally to best meet the needs of our own community. At Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, we provide specialized inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative services to our patients, serving Kershaw, Richland, and Lexington Counties of South Carolina. Ernest Health’s rehabilitation hospitals treat thousands of patients every year who are recovering from disabilities caused by injuries or illnesses, such as strokes, orthopedic, brain and spinal cord injuries. The hospitals also treat individuals with chronic illnesses such as ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson’s disease.

 

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