HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown will unveil its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative.

Beginning Jan. 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown. It will continue to provide the same post-acute care for patients overcoming various major illnesses and injuries.

To celebrate the new brand, the hospital will hold a community celebration event from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 31 at 250 E. Hamden Road, Middletown, in the hospital cafeteria. Refreshments will be provided. The public is welcome to attend, but the hospital is encouraging that guests RSVP to lisbethkellam@healthsouth.com.

Birmingham, Alabama,-based HealthSouth Corporation launched its new name and brand on Jan. 1, 2018 and will be transitioning its 130 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and 273 home health and hospice locations serving 36 states and Puerto Rico through 2019. The company’s post-acute care service locations will have migrated to the Encompass Health name and branding Jan. 1.

For more, visit healthsouthmiddletown.com and encompasshealth.com.