Senior Rehabilitation and Short-Term Health Care in Chicago

A better, faster way to get back to being you.

Recovering from surgery, an illness or injury can be as emotionally taxing as it is physically. That’s why with Greenleaf Short-Term Rehabilitation at Smith Village in Chicago, we deliver the person-centered senior rehabilitation you need to get back to the life you love quicker.

We utilize Aegis Therapies throughout all levels of care by our on-campus physiatrist and professional therapists who understand the challenges of regaining your independence. They work closely with our dedicated nursing team, whose longevity helps ensure a higher level of continuity and quality care. Their collaborative approach includes you, your family and personal physician to create a personalized plan that’s best for you.

To learn more about Smith Village’s short-term rehabilitation, watch the comprehensive overview video below!

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Your time with us may only be for a short period, but the award-winning short-term health care you receive will last a lifetime.

Therapies offered include:

  • Physical therapy to regain strength, mobility and balance.
  • Occupational therapy to improve the performance of everyday tasks.
  • Speech therapy to enhance eating and swallowing skills in addition to spoken communication and cognition.
  • Respiratory therapy to help with a patient’s breathing and maintaining good lung health.
  • Restorative care to restore/maintain physical function, maximize independence, and help older adults perform personal activities.

Award-winning care

Greenleaf Short-Term Rehabilitation at Smith Village is continually celebrated for their excellence in care and positive outcomes. Our Health Services Center has earned a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Also, our industry-leading electronic medical records system allows our health care team to spend less time on paperwork and more time with you.

Everyone’s welcome at Greenleaf Rehab

Greenleaf Rehab at Smith Village is open to members of the public and offers a great way to experience the exemplary Smith Village amenities and hospitality services, including our exceptional dining venues.

Our Greenleaf Rehabilitation services are Medicare-certified, which enables our residents to take full advantage of their benefits while recovering from an illness, surgery or injury.

If you’re in the process of planning a scheduled surgery, contact us to learn how post-surgical rehab at Smith Village can help you have a more successful recovery. By planning ahead, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a plan in place.

Please call 773-474-7312 to contact our director of admissions for help planning a successful rehabilitation for you or your loved one.

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Every resident receives an individualized treatment plan based on physician orders and individual needs.

We recommend traditional Medicare; however, our team will pre-qualify your service plan through your individual insurance provider.

To learn more about our senior rehabilitation services, including speech, occupational and physical therapies in Chicago please fill out the request form.