Select Specialty Hospital - Akron combines the specialized expertise of a large hospital with the personalized attention of a smaller setting.
Occasionally, patients in the hospital have a need for a longer acute care stay due to their illness, multiple injuries, trauma, or medical complications. The unique medical needs of these types of patients require more intensive, focused hospital care for optimal recovery. Select Specialty Hospitals are designed specifically to meet the needs of these types of extended acute care patients.
The featured programs at Select Specialty Hospital of Akron are:
Pulmonary/Vent: Specialized care for patients with acute or chronic respiratory disorders who may have tracheotomies, ventilators or require extensive respiratory treatments to maintain normal breathing without mechanical support. We can treat, but are not limited to, the following:
Medically Complex: Designed for patients who require diverse medical services. Programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with catastrophic illnesses that require focused nursing care and therapy. We can treat, but are not limited to the following:
Congestive heart failure
Prolonged surgical recovery
Neuro/Post Trauma: Designed for patients who require intensive therapy in addition to intensive nursing and respiratory care. We can treat, but are not limited to, the following:
Post-trauma CVA (Stroke)
Spinal cord injury
Aneurysm or head injury
Anoxic brain injury
Wound Care: Designed for patients with impaired tissue integrity or who are at high risk for complications. We can treat, but are not limited to, the following:
Surgery or amputation
Select Specialty Hospital of Akron provides dedicated wound care: We offer the following services:
Enterostomal nursing services
Prescribed dressing changes
Select Specialty Hospital of Akron measures success based upon the level of satisfaction expressed by our patients, their families and our referring customers.
Interdisciplinary Team Meetings are held regularly to review the patient's progress and to set new goals. Discharge is arranged when the acute medical needs of the patient have been met and he or she is ready for the next level of care or to return home.
Each patient is also assigned a case manager who will guide their case from admission through discharge. The case manager is available to answer questions, assist with insurance and to plan a safe, timely and appropriate discharge. Select Specialty Hospitals are Medicare certified and accredited by the Joint Commission. We participate with most major health insurers.
To make a referral, please call 330-761-7600.
Our Admissions Coordinator will process your referrals to Select Specialty Hospital - Akron quickly and efficiently. An on-site evaluation of the patient will be completed by a Clinical Liaison within hours of the referral. The Clinical Liaison is your personal contact to Select Specialty Hospital. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the services we provide. Once an admission decision has been determined, the patient can often transfer the same day.
At Select Specialty Hospital - Akron, we are devoted to providing highly specialized and individualized care to all patients. We treat the whole patient - physically, emotionally, and socially. We recognize that having our patients and their families entrust us with their care is a privilege and an opportunity to make a difference in their lives. We are committed to high quality care, mutual respect, accountability, teamwork, and resourcefulness to help us achieve optimal outcomes for our patients.