Why Choose Cardinal Hill

Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital is a non-profit, 232 bed freestanding acute rehabilitation and skilled rehabilitation facility. We are committed to professional growth and development of staff through an organized mentoring program. Clinicians benefit from exposure to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses.

Commitment to Exemplary Care since 1950

Cardinal Hill is one of Kentucky’s largest providers of physical rehabilitation services to people of all ages. We offer:

     Specialty certification and training for nurses and therapists

Continuum of Care

Cardinal Hill offers a full range of services for all stages of recovery to achieve return to an active lifestyle. Diagnoses include, but are not limited to:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Amputations


Cardinal Hill provides advanced technology for gait, speech, swallowing deficiencies, motor recovery and cognitive recovery including:

  • Assistive technology for speech and voice
  • Bioness - upper and lower extremity muscle retraining
  • VitalStim - neuromuscular electrical stimulation for dysphagia
  • FEES - endoscopic swallowing assessment and training
  • Robotic Arm - neuromuscular training
  • Pressure mapping system for seating and mobility
  • Lokomat - gait training
  • Dynavision - visual training
  • Driving evaluation
  • Heated therapeutic pool
  • Speech Easy - dysfluency treatment


Cardinal Hill is a nationally recognized leader in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Discharge to the community is 80.2%, the national average is 70%
  • 58% gain in function from admission to discharge, the national average is 52%
  • Patient Satisfaction is 92%
  • 3 month post - discharge 97.04 % of clients are still residing in the community compared to the national average of 94.81%

Specialty Accreditation

Cardinal Hill has received distinguished accreditations and accolades for the quality of care we provide:
  • CARF Specialty accreditations: Comprehensive Inpatient, Stroke, Spinal Cord, Brain Injury and Amputation
  • Two time national award winning Home Care agency




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