Admissions Information

If you’re coming to our highly rated Medicare-certified short-term rehabilitation center following an acute hospital stay, Medicare will typically cover your transitional care. During the admissions process, we’ll work with you to answer all of your coverage questions.


What to Bring to Rydal Park

During your short-term post-acute rehabilitation stay at Rydal Park, you’ll be up, dressed and active—so pack clothing that is comfortable and easy to get on and off.

Also, feel free to bring a laptop or tablet for use with our free Wi-Fi, books you’re reading and one or two outfits you might want to wear for socializing or lounging in.


How will I get from the hospital to Rydal Park?

Transportation will be arranged for you. Rydal Park will be informed of your anticipated arrival time, and your family and/or emergency contact will be notified by your hospital case manager/discharge planner.

What will happen once I arrive at Rydal Park?

Our team will be waiting for you to arrive, and we will get you settled in your room as we get to know you while completing the admission process. Please ask any questions you might have along the way.

When do I start my post-acute rehabilitation therapy?

Our therapy services are available seven days a week, and you’ll typically begin rehabilitation from day one with an evaluation. After your evaluation, we’ll create a customized care plan focused on your individual rehabilitation goals.

How long will I be at the short-term rehabilitation center at Rydal Park?

Your length of stay at Rydal Park will vary, depending on your own personal rehabilitation goals. You will receive a tentative discharge date when you arrive, and we’ll adjust that date as needed throughout your rehabilitation stay. 

What do I do if my doctor can’t come to Rydal Park?

In some cases, your physician might not be able to check in on you during your short-term post-acute rehabilitation stay. In these instances, we have expert physicians who will be able to work with you. After your discharge from Rydal Park, you will need to follow up with your primary care doctor.

Where will I eat my meals?

At the Joseph C. Scott Health Center, we have a dining room offering delicious, chef-prepared meals. Additionally, all of our residents and patients are welcome to explore our restaurant-style dining room, Cafe and The Club Room & Bar.

What opportunities or programs are available during my short-term rehabilitation stay?

In addition to your regular therapy program, you are also welcome to enjoy the endless opportunities and activities available to the Rydal Park community.

What if I need extra help or care when I get home?

Our social worker can answer any questions you have and help you access community resources and services. Or, if you’re interested in learning more about independent living at Rydal Park, contact us.

Rydal Park in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania is owned and managed by HumanGood, a nonprofit public benefit corporation serving older adults since 1949. Rydal Park, 1515 The Fairway, Jenkintown, PA 19046, (215) 716-1944