Fargo, ND

WHO WE SERVE

Care in the rehabilitation setting is delivered through an interdisciplinary team process focused on functional, practical outcomes, which enable the rehabilitation patient and family to function at their highest possible level of independence and productivity or to progress the person to the next level of care in the rehabilitation continuum. The inpatient rehabilitation team and leadership seek to provide a comprehensive rehabilitation program based on a patient/client centered philosophy.

Communication is the basis of the rehabilitation program both within the Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo administration, rehabilitation team, patient served, and their family and/or caregiver. Information will be accessible. Timelines for sharing of information will be immediate and as soon as possible through various different methods (direct communication and/or telecommunications). Throughout the rehab stay, every effort will be made to ensure exchange of information is accurate and efforts will be directed toward ensuring understanding of the rehab process.

Comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services are provided to adult populations with neurological and other medical conditions of recent onset or regression and who have experienced a loss of function in activities of daily living, mobility, cognition, or communication. This program serves persons who are 18 years of age or older and accepts persons served of varying cultural backgrounds. All patients are medically stable but have sufficient medical acuity to warrant an ongoing hospital stay (medical necessity). The rehabilitation team will also evaluate and respect the cultural diversity in our community. Efforts will be directed toward integrating the patient and their family into the rehabilitation process with respect to cultural and ethnic diversity.

Diagnoses of persons served include, but are not limited to, those who have experienced any of the following: cerebral vascular accident, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation, multiple traumas, hip fracture or joint replacement, arthritis, congenital deformity, burns, or other progressive, neurological syndromes such as Guillain-Barre, Parkinson’s disease, and Multiple Sclerosis.

FAMILY CENTERED CARE

At Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo, the rehabilitation program fosters family centered care. While adult rehab can be defined using several different philosophies and culture, we at Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo consider the following critical components of family centered care at the very core of our mission to deliver quality rehabilitation care. These aspects include:

  • We recognize the contributions of the family and reserve the right to honor the very core of the family (caregivers). Although patients with disabilities will undoubtedly flow through the health care system multiple times throughout their life span rendering them subject to many different health care professionals, the family unit remains the stable component of the rehabilitation program. We will foster the family unit.
  • We at Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo will foster professional collaboration through all stages, phases, and levels of the rehabilitation process.
  • Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo’s rehabilitation team will foster an atmosphere of honest, informative, unbiased, complete information in a supportive atmosphere so families can make informed choices as to their rehabilitation and medical care.
  • Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo will implement policies, practices, and comprehensive pediatric programming to ensure the utmost emotional care and resources necessary to ensure safe transition of our patients into the community.
  • We will foster the developmental, emotional, physical, and functional development of our patients.
  • Provide opportunities for parent to parent support, guidance, resources, and sharing of the awesome responsibilities of caring for an inpatient rehabilitation with complex rehabilitation and medical needs.
  • The core focus of our program is to prevent further impairment, improve activities and foster participation within their community.
  • Last but not least, assurance that Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo’s team will provide a delivery system that is flexible, supportive, accessible and feasible to meet the patient and families’ challenging needs.

 

Reporting of a quality or safety concern to CIHQ can be accomplished by any of the following:

By Phone
(866) 324-5080

By Fax
(805) 934-8588

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By Mail
Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality
P.O. Box 3620
McKinney, TX 75070

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By E-Mail
complaint@cihq.org

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In-Person by Appointment
Contact CIHQ at (866) 324-5080 for instructions.