Long-Term Care at War Memorial Hospital
Some patients require long-term care even after leaving the hospital. Long-term
care is a general term used to describe a broad range of specific services
designed to support patients who have been hospitalized for a lengthy
period of time or whose conditions / illnesses / injuries demand the need
for extended facilitated care and assistance.
Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
In many cases, long-term care is not limited to medical care—such
as skilled nursing, IV antibiotics, and therapy. Many patients also require
assistance with their activities of daily living (ADLs) and / or instrumental
activities of daily living (IADLs)
Examples of ADLs and IADLs include:
- Using the bathroom
- Toilet care / assistance
- Transferring from bed / chair
- Pet care
- Emergency alarm responses
- Cleaning / housework
- Financial management
Caring Long-Term Care Staff at War Memorial Hospital
Our long-term care staff at War Memorial Hospital includes nurses, physicians,
therapists, doctors, and administrators. We are focused on our patients
and we prioritize your well-being and health. Our goal is to help you
recover as soon as possible. We are here to support you on your journey
to health—every step of the way.
If you have questions about our long-term care services, call War Memorial
Hospital today. Our administrative staff is friendly, courteous, and here
to help you find answers and assistance. We look forward to serving you
and answering your questions about our long-term care programs.
Contact War Memorial Hospital at (304) 258-6561 for more information on
Long Term Care.