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Encompass Health Therapy Grant

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Researchers to Study the
Effectiveness and Impact of Post-Acute Healthcare Services

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Encompass Health Corporation

Deadline Date:

07/31/20 17:00 EST Receipt or Postmarked by Date


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Grants totaling $30,000 to USA and Puerto Rico individuals to conduct new research related to therapy services in various settings. Funding is intended to support projects that study the impact or effectiveness of post-acute care therapy services in inpatient rehabilitation facilities or home health settings, and for projects addressing knowledge translation or implementation science.

This list of potential topics offers interested applicants subjects which may be considered the highest priority for the grant funding award:

  • Efficacy of physical, occupational, or speech therapy assessments or interventions
  • Impact of modes or intensity of therapies on patient outcomes and experience
  • Impact of therapy assessments or interventions on outcomes or experience
  • Prevention or control of rehabilitation-related conditions
  • Patient and caregiver education programming impact or outcomes
  • Impact of IRF therapy services on the continuum of care throughout a patient’s medical event, including re-hospitalization and post-acute care
  • Implementation research aimed at the study of methods to implement research findings

Funds may be requested to support direct costs attributable to the study.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181519

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Number of Grants:

The total funding amount may be divided between several proposed studies.

Term of Contract:

Research is expected to be completed in no more than 12 months after awarding the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Research proposed must be conducted in the United States or Puerto Rico.
- Principal investigators must be based in the United States or Puerto Rico.
- A well-defined research protocol is required
- IRB approval is required through entities as defined by the research protocol.
- Human subject policies and informed consents obtained from patients must be develop in accordance with CITI requirements.
- Encompass Health will not consider organizations that discriminate by race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

It is not required that this grant funding be awarded to applicants that are Encompass Health employees or for research that is conducted in an Encompass Health hospital. Due to limited funding amount research development grants and all levels of research will be considered, as long as the proposed research has sufficient importance and scientific credibility that it could be considered for publication in a peer-reviewed journal or presentation at a national clinical evidence-based conference.

Expenses related to the researchers’ time may be limited. The funding is available for research only.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for submission: July 31, 2020, 17:00 EST

Final selection will be complete within 30 days of the final submission deadline or August 31, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to or mail to:

Attn: Julie Burrafato
Encompass Health
4399 Nob Hill Road
Sunrise, FL 33351

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USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)

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