Short-term rehabilitation is the necessary transition following surgery, accident or illness, which prepares you to resume your independent lifestyle. Blue Skies offers a skilled nursing setting to deliver exemplary — and highly effective — care, helping you recover as completely and quickly as possible. You’ll find:

90% success rate helping patients return to their residences
Licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and operating under the auspices of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
19-day average length of stay

In-patient rehab.

Nothing’s better than home, but when getting there requires a stay over in short-term rehabilitation, you’ll find the spacious, sunny living areas in our skillfully, caringly delivered skilled nursing – well, it’s almost as comfortable as home. And we’ll get you back home as soon as possible.

Out-patient rehab.

Need care, but not the stay? Our out-patient rehabilitation services are just as effective as in-patient for those whose recovery doesn’t require a stay. Blue Skies residents appreciate the easy access. Non-residents like visiting our campus. With rehabilitation services so well in such a pleasant place, everybody wins!

Skills and services.

Maximize independence and return home quicker. Rehabilitation services at Blue Skies East and Blue Skies West are available to residents and non-residents. Medicare approved, with outpatient therapy services also available.

  • Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitian, therapists, and social worker
  • 24/7 skilled nursing care
  • Daily activities in social, recreational and spiritual programs
  • Short-term (rehab-to-home) programs
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Amputee rehabilitation

  • Joint replacement rehabilitation
  • Diabetes management and education
  • Cardiac conditions and recovery
  • Post-operative observation
  • Infection management
  • Digestive disorders

Rehab ASAP. Find out more about short-term rehab at The Mission and The Vista at San Antonio’s Blue Skies of Texas. Simply complete the information request on this page or call 1-210-568-5257.

Frequently Asked Questions

Those who need short-term rehab want to recover and return to their routines of daily living as quickly as possible. So short-term rehab takes advantage of the high-level, comprehensive care the skilled nursing – or long-term care – setting provides.

Recovery rates vary from individual to individual. Blue Skies maintains an average 19-day stay – short enough to comfortably challenge the person to assume responsibility for their continuing recovery, and long enough to ensure there’ll be no relapse.