Transitional Care Unit

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Lee Campus, Second Floor
320 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: (814) 534-6111
 

Conemaugh Health System's Transitional Care Unit is a final step in patient recovery from various illnesses and injuries to help patients transition from the hospital to home.

A comfortable, home-like atmosphere provides the ideal environment for patients to recover with care provided by our experienced team. Each patient has a care plan that includes an individualized medical plan, personalized rehabilitation programs, and planned activities that focus on the strengths, life-long values, and capabilities of each resident. Patients build confidence, mobility, and independence throughout the recovery process at Conemaugh's Transitional Care Unit.


Services

  • Skilled nursing care including wound care, IV therapy, IV antibiotics, respiratory therapy, or assistance with feedings
  • Physical, occupational, or speech therapy provided in the TCU for patients' convenience
  • Pain management care
  • Daily nutritional and dietary support
  • Discharge plan development with Case Manager beginning on day of admission, including long and short term needs
  • Progress updates for families twice a week

Patient Care Providers

  • Physicians include TCU medical director, patient's primary care physician, and various specialists
  • Nursing staff including Director of Nursing. Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Physical Therapists to help patients regain muscle strength and mobility
  • Occupational Therapists to help patients achieve independence in daily living activities
  • Speech Therapists to enhance patient ability to communicate or swallow
  • RN Case Manager assists patients and families to plan for lifestyle changes and future healthcare needs, assists in discharge planning, provides counseling, and makes referrals to appropriate community agencies as needed
  • TCU Administrator and the Director of Nursing coordinate and manage the services patients receive and assists with questions or concerns