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:

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90% success rate helping patients return to their residences
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Licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and operating under the auspices of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
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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.