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Skilled Nursing Service Opens December 23, 2010

December 27, 2010

Edward White Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Service Opens December 23, 2010

St. Petersburg, FL - Edward White Hospital is proud to announce its new Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU), is open for patients. The 30-bed unit includes four private rooms, 14 semi-private accommodations and an activities center. The new program will support the hospital’s acute care services by expanding the continuum of care to include skilled nursing. This will be especially helpful to orthopedic and other post-surgical patients who need additional support to reach their full recovery potential. The anticipated length of stay for patients admitted to this unit is between 10-14 days.

Medical conditions patients admitted to this service may include:

  • Post-orthopedic or other surgery
  • Those requiring short-term skilled and rehabilitative services

Services provided:

  • Rehabilitation Therapy to increase strength, endurance, range of motion, mobility and coordination
  • Daily activities to help residents develop personal and social independence
  • Dental, Podiatry, and Optometry/Ophthalmology can be provided, if necessary

The unit will be staffed by:

  • Skilled Nursing Unit Director
  • Medical Director
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Registered Dietician
  • RNs. LPNs, and CNAs
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech and Occupational Therapists

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Aimee Bennett
(727) 328-6245