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Inpatient Rehabilitation

​Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation’s goal is to maximize or restore a patient’s functional level of independence for discharge to the appropriate community setting.​​

Our services stem back to 1958, when the University of North Dakota’s Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital opened its doors. In 1968, we became one of the first rehabilitation inpatient programs in the United States accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Altru maintains that accreditation today. Altru's Inpatient Rehabilitation holds a distinguished place in the regional medical community, and has, over the years, provided care to thousands of individuals.

To learn more information about admission, please call 701.780.2569.
To contact our Nursing Station, please call 701.780.2390.


Working together as an interdisciplinary team, we achieve optimum health for those we serve.

Patients and family actively participate in setting rehabilitation goals.

Services included in your experience:

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Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation features 23 spacious patient rooms, a congregate dining facility and a family day room.

Patient and Family Information

Mental Health Services

The goal of inpatient rehabilitation is to maximize or restore a patient's functional level of independence for discharge to a community setting (home, assisted living or basic care). Mental health is very important no matter where you are on your personal journey to health and wellness. Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation provides individualized recommendations for mental health care following discharge. Many resources are available locally and within the region to support you.

Peer Mentoring Support Program

The Peer Mentoring Support Program is offered by Altru Health System and allows individuals one-on-one time with a mentor that understands their thoughts and feelings.

  • Mentors offer tremendous support, which may not be available from other sources.
  • Mentors are volunteers and are willing to assist individuals and their families in their recovery.
  • Mentors provide encouragement, hope and understanding.
  • Mentors can be a great role model.

For more information about Peer Mentoring, please call 701.780.2314.

Stroke Survivor Support Group

Have you or a loved one experienced the effects of a stroke?

Survivors, family and caregivers are invited to interact with other stroke survivors and experts in the field. Each month will feature speakers and group discussion.

Connecting with other survivors and caregivers to share experiences, information and advice can be incredibly beneficial.

  • When: Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month
  • Where: Altru Specialty Center, 4500 South Washington Street, 2nd Floor Rehab Nursing
  • Time: 3:30-4:40 p.m.

For more information, please call 701.780.2379 or visit

Designations and Certifications

  • CARF and Joint Commission Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nursing
  • American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Contact Us

Located at Altru Specialty Center, we work together with primary care physicians throughout our region to enhance the quality of life and physical independence of our patients. Referrals can originate from personal physicians, social workers, case managers, family members and patients themselves.

For more information, please call 701.780.2569.

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