Medically Complex Conditions 

Medically complex patients require a unique level of care.  Our critical illness recovery hospitals and interdisciplinary team approach provides the best chance of recovery and quality of life.  
 
Your loved one will receive care from specialists across all disciplines who form a care team, led by a physician.  The team develops a care plan that is customized to the medical needs of each patient. 

From nursing and respiratory care to nutritional support, medication management and rehabilitation therapy, the team has one goal – to get the patient well enough to be discharged.    

 

Our services include:


  • Daily physician assessments
  • Low patient-to-nurse ratios
  • 24-hour respiratory therapy
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies to promote independence
  • Clinical dietitian and nutritional counseling
  • Radiology and laboratory services
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Individualized case management
 
Due to a patient’s complex condition, he or she may also receive: 


  • Respiratory care, including ventilator weaning and tracheostomy care
  • Telemetry and other specialized monitoring
  • IV medications and critical drips
  • Dialysis
  • Chest tubes
  • Wound care
  • Prolonged IV antibiotics
  • Isolation
  • Post-operative care
  • Pain management 
 
Patients referred to our critical illness recovery hospitals may have:


  • Infectious disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Prolonged surgical recovery
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Renal failure
  • Sepsis
  • Obesity
  • Long-term IV medications
  • Malnutrition