Tampa VA to Open New Polytrauma & Rehabilitation Center

James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital will host a ribbon cutting for its new Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center facilities on April 12 at 1 p.m. followed by a tour and reception. This is the newest a state-of-the-art facility in the VA system of care that provides comprehensive, compassionate, high-quality, and inter-disciplinary care to veteran and active-duty patients and their families.

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Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 05, 2014

Who: James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics

What: JAHVH will host a ribbon cutting for its new Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center facilities on April 12 at 1 p.m. followed by a tour and reception. This is the newest a state-of-the-art facility in the VA system of care that provides comprehensive, compassionate, high-quality, and inter-disciplinary care to veteran and active-duty patients and their families.

The Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center is an example of modern, award-winning architecture creating a healing environment featuring, natural light, day rooms, a relaxing lobby and deck, and a “main street” for patients and their families to socialize and relax.

The Polytrauma and Recreation Center features 56 private inpatient rooms, a therapeutic climbing wall, an aquatic center including a treadmill therapy pool, a virtual reality simulation center and an outdoor recreational therapeutic activity space including, a multi-surface mobility training area, basketball court, putting green and horseshoe pit.
JAHVH is a leader in providing evidence-based medical and rehabilitation care maintaining national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in 18 areas – 12 of which are in Polytrauma and Rehabilitation services and we are expecting to receive confirmation in a thirteenth area by the end of April.

Where: James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
(In front of the Spinal Cord Injury Center on Richard Silver Way)
Tampa, FL 33612
Media parking available next to ceremony location. Map attached.

When: Saturday, April 12 at 1 p.m.

How: To confirm attendance or request further information, contact:

Karen Collins,     
Public Affairs Officer
(813) 979-3645
(813) 400-8305 (cell)
Karen.collins2(at)va(dot)gov

Kateriniea Littles
Public Affairs Specialist
813-972-2000 ext. 2490
813-525-2257 (cell)
Katerniniea.littles2(at)va(dot)gov


Contact

  • Karen Collins
    James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital & Clinics
    +1 (813) 979-3645
    Email

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