Continued Care & Rehabilitation
There are occasions when patients need additional care after they are discharged from the hospital. There are several options including Memorial’s Skilled Caring Center, Inpatient Rehab Center, Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services, Memorial Home Care, Respiratory Home Care/Durable Medical Equipment, Family Palliative Care, and Lifeline services available to meet the special needs of patients.
As a fully independent, short-term skilled nursing center, the Skilled Caring Center is designed specifically for patients who need continued rehabilitation and 24-hour specialized nursing care as well as physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy; social services; activities and nutrition services. Please click here to learn more about Memorial’s Skilled Caring Center!
The eight-bed, Inpatient Rehab Center opened in July 2005 and provides intensive rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, fracture of the hip or femur, amputation, joint replacement surgery, or have a degenerative and progressive neurological disorder such as Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis. The goal of inpatient rehabilitation is to assist each patient in achieving functional independence in balance and coordination; swallowing; mobility/walking; speaking/communication; and daily activities such as bathing, grooming, dressing and household chores. Please click here to find out more about Memorial’s Inpatient Rehab Center!
Memorial Hospital's Rehabilitation Services staff offer some of the region's most comprehensive rehabilitation services. Our dynamic rehab team includes professionals from physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and audiology who provide services across the continuum of care spanning from inpatient treatment, acute rehab, and skilled care, to home care and outpatient treatment. Some therapy services are even provided at the job-site! The therapy staff pursues continuing education and training to ensure they stay up-to-date on the latest and most effective forms of treatment available. Please click here to find out more about Memorial Hospital's Rehabilitation Services.
The staff of Memorial Home Care provides excellent, compassionate health care services to residents of Dubois, Pike, Warrick, Spencer, Perry, Crawford, Orange, Martin, and Daviess counties. Medicare-certified services provided in the patient’s home include skilled nursing, home health aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social work. Please click here to find out more about Memorial Home Care!
The Respiratory Home Care staff serves patients who need oxygen or respiratory therapy treatments in the home setting. They also provide durable medical equipment (DME) such as nebulizers, walkers, commodes, etc. Click here to learn more about Respiratory HomeCare and the DME services provided.
The Family Palliative Care staff offers a compassionate support system to help patients live as actively as possible until their death. Care and support are also provided to the patient’s family to help them cope with their loved one’s illness. The registered nurses work with the physician to help the patient understand available treatment options, manage pain, lessen any distressing symptoms, and provide emotional and spiritual support to the patient and family. For more information, please click here!
Lifeline is a unique system which allows you to live at home independently while maintaining an immediate emergency link to Lifeline Systems Call Center at the push of a button. Lifeline operates in conjunction with your home telephone service and operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. For more information about Lifeline, please click here.