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Transitional Care Unit at Arnot Health

When hospital care is more than you need, but you are not ready for home, the Transitional Care Unit at Arnot Health provides skilled care in a restful environment. Arnot Health is committed to helping every patient achieve the best possible healthcare outcome physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. The Transitional Care Unit provides an essential step in our trusted continuum of care.

What We Do
Transitional medical care and therapy can make a tremendous difference in overall recovery. During discharge planning, your doctor may refer you to the Transitional Care Unit for medical, skilled nursing, or rehabilitation services. Stays typically last 5 to 21 days.

Who We Are
Our highly-qualified staff of caring medical professionals develops individualized plans and personal care to help you safely return home. Our skilled caregiver team includes:

  • Board Certified Physicians including Internists, Geriatricians, Cardiologists, Surgeons
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Rehabilitation Therapists
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialists
  • Physical, Occupational, Speech, and Respiratory Therapists
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Social Worker

How We Help
Located on the St. Joseph's Hospital Campus in Elmira, the Transitional Care Unit is a comfortable, healing environment. We offer private and semi-private rooms with specialized beds, Internet access, in-room meal delivery, community lounges, an inter-faith chapel and other amenities to encourage mobility and independence.

Why Choose Arnot Health?
The Transitional Care Unit at Arnot Health is the only short-term, skilled nursing facility of its kind in the community. We help ease the transition from hospital to home with the medical services and skilled staff of an integrated healthcare system in a comfortable, restful environment.

Admissions and Visiting Hours
The Transitional Care Unit admits patients from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visiting hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call (607) 733–6541.

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