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Short Term Rehab

Don't just get nursing care, get better!

The quality of your nursing care rehab can mean the difference between losing your independence or maintaining your lifestyle. When you or your loved one requires short-term transitional care after hospitalization for an illness, injury, or surgery, Short-Term Rehabilitation at Arbor Springs provides expert nursing care in a comfortable setting. The most up-to-date tools and technology will assist you during your recovery, helping you regain your good health.

Arbor Springs has the Opelika/Auburn area's best physical, speech, and occupational therapists to provide custom therapy programs to meet your individual needs. During your stay at Arbor Springs, you will enjoy a newly remodeled room as well as nutritious meals prepared by an on-site, dedicated chef. All at some of the best prices in the area.


When you look for Short-Term Rehabilitation it’s important to remember two things. First, where you go for Short-Term Rehabilitation is your choice. Make sure to tell your doctor or discharge nurse that you want to go to Arbor Springs. Second, the cost is typically covered by Medicare, a Medicare Supplemental plan, a Medicare Advantage plan, or other insurance.

Individuals may transition to The Rehab Center directly from a hospital stay or within 30 days of discharge from the hospital. Please see Insurance/Admissions page for more information.

Common examples of diagnoses that may indicate the need for rehabilitation services:

  • Hip or Knee Replacement

  • Hip Fracture

  • Stroke

  • Amputation

  • Cardiac Disease

  • Comprehensive Recovery from Surgery or Illness

  • Pulmonary Disease

After we have you back on your feet, we  

work to keep it that way. If required, our caring nursing team continues to care for you after you have been discharged by arranging with Outpatient Therapy or Home Health. Any additional medical equipment needs or other referrals will also be coordinated by our social service staff.

  • 24 hour skilled nursing services

  • Physician Services

  • Social Services

  • Activities/Religious Services Offered

  • Beautician Services Available

  • Physical, Speech, and Occupational therapy

  • Discharge Planning


Highly Trained Staff

Registered Nurses(RN's) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s) -

  • Low patient to nurse ratio

  • Team approach to managing care

  • Works closely with physician in planning care


Certified Nursing Assistant’s (CNA’s)

Room Amenities

  • 16 all Private Rooms

  • Large Flat Screen Cable Televisions

  • Telephone with dedicated phone number and local calling

  • Walk In Showers

  • Recliner Chairs

  • Call Lights

  • Electrically adjustable beds

  • Comfortable and relaxed Setting

  • Delicious, nutritious meals

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