When people leave traditional hospitals they often need continued care to recover completely. That’s where we come in. Kindred’s expertise across these post-acute care sites of service helps us provide care for patients in the most appropriate setting.
We specialize in delivering quality medical interventions and successfully transitioning patients home or to a less intense level of care that meets their needs and enhances their quality of life.In the New England area, Kindred offers services including aggressive care for medically complex patients, intensive care and short-term rehabilitation through four transitional care hospitals, 37 nursing and rehabilitation centers, home health and hospice care and assisted living services.
Our transitional care hospitals (certified as long-term acute care hospitals) provide specialized, goal-directed care for critically ill patients requiring extended recovery time. Our Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals with an additional Medicare certification that supports a longer length of stay - usually weeks, not days - as compared to the typical five day stay for patients in traditional hospitals. Our specialized care includes: pulmonary care (ventilator management and weaning), complex wound care, dialysis, IV antibiotic therapy and pain management. We offer 24-hour physician support and the ancillary services found at an acute care hospital, including laboratory, radiology, operating and procedure rooms, special care units and telemetry units.
From specialized short-term, inpatient rehabilitation to compassionate long-term care, our centers provide a full range of medical, rehabilitative and social services to treat and support each of our patients. Our goal is to help patients achieve positive outcomes, regain function and safely return home as quickly as their recovery allows. Services include physical, occupational and speech language therapy, skilled nursing, dementia care and specialized short-term rehabilitative programs that address a wide variety of conditions including pulmonary, cardiac, wound care, orthopedic and stroke recovery.
Kindred Assisted Living Centers offer a full range of services, from housekeeping to restaurant-quality dining, that help residents remain independent. Apartments are designed to provide privacy with easy access to activities and amenities. The care we deliver includes nursing, pharmacy, dietary and social services, as well as a range of additional services to enhance our residents’ quality of life. Residents enjoy a vibrant community and companionship, as well as the comforts of home, with less worry about day-to-day needs.
The home health professionals with Kindred at Home provide medical care and services – including nursing care, wound care and rehabilitation therapies – delivered in the comfort of a patient’s own home. Experienced nurses, therapists and aides work with each individual to maximize physical abilities, improve health and well-being, assist with a variety of daily activities including bathing, and to provide essential education and management of medications and medical conditions.
Hospice provides a family-oriented model of care designed to meet the spiritual,
emotional and physical needs of patients in life’s final transition. Under the guidance of a physician, our hospice care provides essential respite care for family caregivers while keeping the patient in a familiar and comfortable environment. Our services continue for families for up to one year following a hospice patient’s death.
Palliative care, a type of care focused on providing comfort and promoting quality of life through pain and symptom management, can be accessed while patients are still receiving aggressive, curative treatment in any setting. Our palliative care team, including physicians, nurse practitioners and other specialists, coordinates healthcare resources and provides assistance with understanding treatment options, helping patients identify their goals, and making decisions to fulfill those goals.
We also provide personal home care assistance because we know that caring for our patients doesn’t end with their medical needs. This care may include personal hygiene assistance, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite care for family caregivers in the individual’s home.
Kindred, through RehabCare, offers a variety of rehabilitation services including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies. These services are offered across the entire post-acute continuum through every transition.
We are proud to offer an innovative, new approach to care through our Care Transitions Program. The program is a quality improvement initiative designed for patients with medically complex conditions. We provide patients with Care Transitions Managers, patient advocates and navigators who communicate directly with patients, caregivers and primary care physicians or specialists every step of the way. They facilitate transitions between settings and help fill in communication gaps. Read more about our program.
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