Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Programs
The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation department at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital is an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive interventional program for patients with cardiac and chronic respiratory diseases. These two separate and distinct programs are offered on an outpatient basis under one roof. Each program utilizes expertise from various healthcare disciplines integrated into a comprehensive, cohesive program, tailored to the individual needs of each patient designed to reduce symptoms, optimize functional status, increase participation, and reduce health care costs through stabilizing or reversing systemic manifestations of cardiac and pulmonary disease.
“Healthy Hearts and
“Healthy Hearts and Lively Lungs” was developed in 2002 to assist the community in the recovery process from a potentially debilitating heart or lung problem. The American Heart Association states that coronary heart disease is the single largest killer of Americans. The American Lung Association reports that every year close to 350,000 Americans die of lung disease, making it the number three killer. More that 30 million Americans are now living with chronic lung disease. The staff at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital’s cardiopulmonary program is dedicated in assisting each individual in the process of reducing risk factors for heart and lung disease and improving the quality of life.
The rehabilitation program
Monitored exercise three times a week (For up to 24-36 sessions),
Educational sessions to learn about risk factors and ways to increase the quality of life, and discharge planning to assist with the maintenance of healthy habits.
Who Qualifies for Rehabilitation?
Anyone with the following diagnoses, symptoms, or history of these procedures may apply.
-Heart attack within the past 12 months
-Coronary artery bypass surgery
-Heart valve repair or replacement
-Angioplasty or coronary artery stents
-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD)
-Diseases that cause a problem with lung function
-Restrictive lung diseases
The Multidisciplinary Team Members Include:
A physician’s order is required for admission into the program. Participants may also have a health partner for a nominal fee.
Call 251-275-4070 for more information! Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Please note that for insurance reimbursement, procedures must have been performed during the last 12 months.
Mission Statement of the AACPR
The mission statement of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is: To reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and aggressive disease management.