Levindale Subacute Care

Levindale’s subacute unit offers short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services to help patients make a full recovery after a hospitalization.

Did you know that an estimated 83 percent of Levindale’s subacute patients are able to return home? This places Levindale above the national average of subacute and long-term nursing facilities

Patients can expect to receive a comprehensive evaluation from the following specialists:

Levindale Hospital Subacute Care
  • Nurses
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Therapeutic recreation assistants

They will also receive individualized treatment plans designed to achieve identified goals. Each plan is overseen by our onsite attending physician and reviewed by a board-certified physiatrist with expertise in physical medicine and rehab. A social worker will assess each patient and schedule care plan and family meetings to discuss plan of care, discharge plans, referrals, etc.

The multidisciplinary care offered at Levindale and its close proximity to Sinai Hospital ensure that patients can access specialists in cardiology, oncology and orthopedics, among others.


Learn more about the kinds of care offered.

 

Levindale Respiratory Care Unit

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Levindale is especially adept at caring for patients with complex respiratory disorders. The Respiratory Care Unit at Levindale is staffed with respiratory therapists 24 hours day, seven days a week. Patients can also count on the care of board-certified staff physicians and pulmonologists. The treatment team meets weekly to discuss a patient’s overall respiratory status, medication and nutritional needs, and rehab strategy; they also make time to educate patients and families about their status and condition.

These treatment teams are constantly evaluating and refining each patient’s treatment plan to get the most optimal results. Together, they develop plans that employ some of the following leading-edge techniques:

  • Aerosol therapy
  • Airway management
  • BiPAP (bilevel positive airway pressure)
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Fiber-optic laryngoscope
  • Hand-held nebulizer treatments
  • Inspiratory muscle training
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Passy-Muir valve placement
  • Rapid response
  • Ventilator management

 

Specialization in Ventilator Care

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The Respiratory Care Unit is attuned to the unique needs of patients who require ventilator support. We specialize in ventilator care, which means that our patients benefit from highly individualized ventilator weaning plans. Our goal is to get our patients off their ventilators and breathing independently.