When you leave a traditional hospital, you may need continued care to recover completely. Transitional Care Hospitals offer the same in-depth care you would receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery time—usually weeks instead of days.
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals act as a bridge between short-term hospital care and care at a nursing center or private residence. Transitional Care Hospitals provide intense, medically complex treatment that may be able to help if you:
The care team partners with your physician to offer 24-hour clinical care seven days a week so you can start your journey to wellness as soon as possible.
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In a Transitional Care Hospital, you benefit from the same services you would receive at a traditional hospital—daily physician visits, on-site diagnostics and labs and sub-specialist care—but in a setting that allows them more time for recovery.
Illnesses treated in a Transitional Care Hospital include:
Research shows that Transitional Care Hospitals, certified as long-term acute care hospitals, provide clear clinical benefits in supporting recovery and wellness. Studies show that following an intensive care stay—for example, when you receive care in a Transitional Care Hospital for ventilator care or tracheostomy—you experience outcomes and quality that are as good or better than people with similar conditions who receive care in other care settings.
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