Memorial Specialty Hospital

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  • 524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr

    Lake Charles, LA 70601-5725

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  • 337-480-8990

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Extended Care of Southwest Louisiana

Does the patient have multiple system failures?
Is the patient dependent on a ventilator with potential for weaning?
Is the patient in need of intensive wound care?
Is the patient too medically unstable for transfer to a lower level of care?
Is the patient's rehabilitation compromised by acute medical issues?
Is the patient in the intensive care unit?

Long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) have a niche role in the health care system providing coordinated medical care to critically ill patients with complex conditions over an extended period of time. Extended Care Hospital of SWLA is a specialty hospital focused on long term acute care for patients. Patients may be referred to Extended Care Hospital of SWLA via:

  • Acute Care Hospital
  • Wound Care Center
  • Physician's Office
  • Home Health
  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
. Diagnoses
Extended hospitalization may be necessary for patients experiencing complications from:
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Infectious Disease/Sepsis
  • Wound Complications
  • Pulmonary/Vent Weaning
  • Pneumonia
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Strokes
  • Closed Head Injuries
  • Renal Failure
  • Orthopedic Complications

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