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Florida Hospital Peninsula Rehabilitation opened the Thomas Upchurch Resource Room Feb. 6 on Florida Hospital Oceanside's third floor at 264 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach.
In the new, private area, physical and occupational therapists will meet with patients and their loved ones regarding their individual medical conditions, treatment options and outcomes. With assistance from the experts at the rehab center, the room will be used to educate patients on their medical condition as well as provide guidance on how to live with any challenges after being discharged from inpatient rehabilitation.
This space was named in honor of Thomas Upchurch, a resident of Ormond Beach and partner with the law firm of Every, Stack and Upchurch.
"This donation is a huge blessing for our patients and their families and is another example of our community partners wanting to elevate the level of health care available locally," said Trace Pendry, Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation executive director.
The rehab center is a licensed, in-patient, comprehensive medical rehabilitation facility accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities with stroke certification. Not only does the facility specialize in the medical treatment and rehabilitation of stroke patients, but it also cares for patients with multiple trauma injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, neurological disorders, spinal cord injuries and for those recovering from orthopedic surgery.