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Your Choice In Care Matters

When faced with the need for acute rehabilitation due to a disabling illness or injury, our specialized team of doctors, nurses, and therapists can help.


Acute Rehabilitation

At Saint Francis, private rooms help facilitate healing, patients receive individualized care from a dedicated rehabilitation team, and free Wi-Fi access helps patients stay connected to family and friends. We're also CARF-accredited so we meet the rigorous national and international standards of quality patient care established by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). In fact, our facility is Medicare-certified for Adult Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation and Adult Inpatient Stroke Specialty Rehabilitation.

CARF Accreditation

Saint Francis has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which means we meet national and international standards of quality patient care. Our accreditation applies to both our inpatient rehabilitation program and our stroke specialty program. To receive this prestigious accreditation, Saint Francis was required to undergo a rigorous peer review process, demonstrating to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit that our programs and services are measurable, accountable and of the highest quality.

Medical Professionals

The comprehensive acute rehabilitation team consists of specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and case management, as well as an administrative team who help with making your transition from rehabilitation to home as easy as possible. Learn More


Dynamic Therapies Help You Get Better

Our mission is to help you gain greater independence. That's why we encourage family and caregiver involvement throughout your stay.

The acute rehabilitation program and acute stroke rehabilitation program both include caregiver training and education as a bridge to helping you return to your community.

Why Choose Saint Francis Acute Rehabilitation

When faced with the need for acute rehabilitation or acute stroke rehabilitation due to disabling illness or injury, your choice in care is important. Learn More


Technology Used

  • Body weight supported Treadmill/Overhead Likorall Gait System 
  • Community reintegration program
  • Flint MusicGlove
  • Functional Electronic Stimulation
  • Lite Gait System
  • Neofect SmartGlove
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic fitting
  • SaeboFlex Spint
  • Saebo Mirror Therapy Box
  • Wii System for balance retraining
  • Ultrasound

Learn More About Our CARF Accredited Acute Rehabilitation

For more information about the acute rehabilitation or acute stroke rehabilitation services at Saint Francis, please call (415) 353-6271.

Details & Directions: Saint Francis Hospital - Acute Rehabilitation Center

Fax number: (415) 591-5480