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Our goal is to help you get back to the things you love – and create or re-create a normal life. We treat the whole patient – physically, emotionally, and socially – by bringing together a team of highly experienced and trained rehabilitation professionals to work with you and your family through every aspect of recovery.

What is Inpatient Rehabilitation?Inpatient rehabilitation is an intensive rehabilitation program provided in an acute hospital setting. Patients participate in a minimum of 3 hours of therapy each day for at least 5 days a week. We have a high patient to nursing ratio, with 5 patients assigned to a nurse, similar to the staffing in the acute hospital. Patients receive daily medical attention from a physician who specializes in rehabilitation medicine, who can manage their medical needs. This “high touch” environment ensures that you get the personal attention you need to make the best recovery possible. See Differences between Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation – Learn More about the differences between SRI and SNF

Meet Our Medical Director!

Adora Matthews, MD is a Board-Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician. Dr. Matthews has worked in rehabilitation hospitals on both coasts of the United States, and we are thrilled that she calls Sutter Rehabilitation Institute her home. Dr. Matthews is passionate about rehabilitation medicine and brings a personal touch to her patients’ recovery. While she enjoys working with all rehabilitation diagnoses, she has a special interest in working with patients who have spinal cord injuries.

CARF Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) awarded our facility a three-year accreditation for its delivery of state-of-the-art intensive rehabilitation for patients disabled by illness or injury. In addition to our accreditation for comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, we received specialty accreditation for our Stroke and Brain Injury Programs. As a matter of fact, we are the only rehabilitation facility in the greater Sacramento area to garner the three year CARF designation for Brain Injury Rehabilitation with adults and adolescents.