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Acute Rehab Unit

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Meet Our Team of Experts

Our team at Sanford Bemidji Acute Rehab Unit (ARU) understands the road to recovery may be challenging and is paved with determination and hard work. We provide you with a skilled, highly trained, caring and supportive staff, dedicated to helping you achieve your personal goals. We offer physical, occupational and speech therapy as needed and are medically managed by a physician experienced in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Additional therapies are available as needed.

Even if you obtain some of your health care elsewhere, you may still be able to complete your rehabilitation therapy, right here in Bemidji where you will be closer to home and family.

Our interdisciplinary team includes:

  • Physician
  • 24-hour rehab nursing
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech language pathologist
  • Social worker
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Medical nutrition therapists (dietitian)
  • Pharmacists

Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapists

Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapists

Together, we will develop appropriate goals to help you reach your full level of independence prior to discharge. 

Rehab Nurses

Rehab Nurses

Our nursing staff is available 24 hours a day and will help patients adapt to their disabilities, achieve their greatest potential and work toward independent living. 

Social Worker

Social Worker

Our social worker assists with the coordination of each patient’s care and discharge planning. Ongoing assessments are completed to determine what needs the patient may require when discharged.