1) What is an LTACH?
A Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) is
a specialty hospital offering a highly effective level of care for
persons who need extended care requiring intensive nursing,
respiratory, wound care and rehab services not typically found through
home health services or in a skilled nursing facility or inpatient
2) How do I get my family member placed in your facility?
Once we receive a referral from the
hospital or other healthcare provider, a registered nurse will complete
a clinical assessment on your family member to determine if/she meets
criteria for admission.
3) Will Medicare or insurance cover the payment for a stay at your hospital?
Yes, Medicare will typically cover all
stays that fall into our admission criteria. We also can admit
patients who are covered through other health insurance companies.
4) Do you have private rooms?
Most of our patient rooms are private; we
also have a room designed for patients who require medical isolation;
Respite and Hospice rooms can be available on request.
5) What are the visiting hours?
Based on the daily activities and needs for
our patients, we recommend visiting between the hours of 8:30a.m. and
8:30 p.m. Other times may be accommodated and should be arranged in
advance. To respect our patients’ privacy and schedules, we ask that
visitors consider other patients when planning their visits.
6) Can a family member spend the night with the patient?
the hospital’s discretion and as warranted by the patient’s condition,
family members may be able to stay with their loved one. As a normal
practice, however, we ask that family members do not spend the night.
7) What is your nursing to patient ratio?
Staffing varies on the individual need of our patients and adjusted accordingly.
8) Can my primary care physician see me at your hospital?
hospital cooperates with all licensed/certified/registered healthcare
professionals you may elect. You have the right to use your own
personal physician or, in the event you do not have one, we have
compiled a list of independent providers who are available at the
facility and must comply with all facility policies and procedures as
well as applicable laws.
9) Do you have transportation?
Yes, it needs to be arranged in advance through the admission office or Outpatient Wound Center.
10) Can I continue my treatment for wounds after discharged from the hospital?
the Outpatient Wound Center is open 5 days a week, 8am-5pm; depending
on your doctors recommendation you may be asked to return for a recheck