Specially Designed Post-Hospital Program to Get You Back Home

After being discharged from an acute care hospital stay, many patients aren't yet ready to safely return home. That's where the Transitional Care Unit at The Carlton comes in. With exceptional rehabilitation and around-the-clock skilled nursing care, we can quickly assist in your return home – whether you're recovering from:

  • Attentive, Expert Medical Team
  • Congestive heart failure or a heart attack
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-surgical & complex wounds
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Other medical conditions
  • Stroke

Count on receiving increased medical attention at our Transitional Care Unit. Along with your attending physician, you'll be assessed and monitored by our specially designated board-certified physician and nurse practitioner, which helps reduce your chance of being rehospitalized. Plus, our experienced team of registered nurses, specially trained therapists and licensed social workers all work together to give you the customized care you need to reach your highest level of functioning.

Tailor-Made Rehabilitation Services

Whether you need to improve your gait and ambulation, balance and coordination, speech, language, swallowing or strength – our goal is to help you live independently again. Our personalized, cutting-edge rehabilitation services include:

  • Board-certified physician and nurse practitioner services
  • Discharge planning for a smooth transition home
  • Fully equipped therapy gym and training kitchen
  • Individualized care planning and regular health assessments
  • Pain management
  • Patient and family counseling
  • Personal assistance with daily needs
  • Physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies
  • Wound care and surgical site therapy

Comfortable Short-Term Stay

In an inviting and relaxing setting, you'll enjoy accommodations that feature daily housekeeping, laundry and linen services, stylish dining, appetizing snacks, a beautifully appointed library and lounge, serene garden, full-service salon, multi-denominational chapel and our own Living Care aviary.

The Carlton's Solid Reputation

Our Transitional Care unit is backed by our outstanding reputation for effective rehabilitation and skilled care services. With the high level of care we provide, we have consistently earned superior ratings from all federal, state and city agencies – as well as those we helped return to their lives fully recovered.

Request a Personal Tour

We invite you to see for yourself how The Carlton's Transitional Care Unit can help you achieve optimal results after your hospital stay. To schedule a personal tour, please contact us or call our Director of Admissions at 773.929.1700