Our Approach

Continuing-Care-Hospital-Patient-Care-2.jpgMultidisciplinary Approach

With a Multidisciplinary approach, each patient is discussed weekly to ensure that goals and objectives are being met to ensure quality outcomes are obtained. We welcome family members to participate in this meeting. Our collaborative team consists of:

  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
  • Clinical Respiratory Therapy
  • Dieticians
  • Certified Wound Care Specialist
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • MD specialists including:
    • Intensivist
    • Infectious Disease
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Cardiology
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology

Quality

Continuing Care Hospital is very proud of our accomplishments with quality outcomes and standards.

  • 87% of Continuing Care Hospital patients are weaned from the ventilator.
  • Continuing Care Hospital wants to ensure that quality and safety is the number one goal. Several teams have been implemented to assist in:
    • Fall Prevention
    • Central Line Infection Prevention
    • Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
    • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prevention
    • Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention

Locations

CHI Saint Joseph Health | Continuing Care - Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Drive, 3rd and 4th Floors
Lexington, KY 40504
859.313.4366  |  859.313.4848