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Long Term Acute Care

With our patient-centered and customized services, we are here to provide critically ill patients with extended and long-term care needs the support and care they need. Our program is centered on providing the patient and their loved ones the support and medical care necessary to get them enjoying life again. Reach out today to talk to your physician about whether we can help provide you with long term acute care.

What Is Long Term Acute Care?

Long term acute care is the provision of services to patients with serious medical condition requiring specialized and continuous care. The types of care provided by long term acute care facilities are broad but focus on major trauma that has been inflicted on the body. Care is considered long term acute care when it requires hospitalization for at least 25 days. Usually, the illnesses or injuries are traumatic and critical injuries and the staff that works these facilities are specially trained in treating and diagnosing such illnesses or injuries.

The types of care involved in this type of facility include:

  • Pulmonary care: including ventilator weaning, tracheotomy weaning, or COPD or respiratory failure
  • Wound management/skin care: including complex wound care, post-surgical or post-trauma care and pressure ulcers
  • Long-term IV antibiotics
  • Patients needing numerous transfusions
  • Post-surgical complications care
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Patients with medically complex issues
  • Multi-system failure: including complicated diabetes, kidney disease/renal dialysis and cardiac disease
  • Multiple incidents of trauma
  • Musculoskeletal trauma such as: complex joint replacements, Fractures, Long-term traction, Amputations
  • Neurological trauma such as Stroke, Trans-ischemic stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome and traumatic brain injuries

Each of these conditions require long term serious medical treatment and can best be handled in a long-term acute care facility.

Infirmary Long Term Acute Care Hospital

Infirmary Long Term Acute Care Hospital is the sole acute care hospital in the Mobile area. We are an award-winning facility focused on achieving the best possible medical care for you and your loved one. Having received the National Association of Long-Term Hospital’s Quality Achievement Award for our groundbreaking work in reducing rates of infections in hospitals, we specialize in providing you the long-term care necessary to get you back to health. We offer tours of our facility and are happy to answer any questions you may have about how we ca help you or your loved one.

Call today: (251) 435-2400.

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