Choosing Your Provider
When patients no longer require the resource-intensive critical services of an ICU, but still require the medical/surgical services and whose medical conditions cannot be managed safely in a lower level of care, how do you know where to go?
The following table shows where Regency Hospital fits into the continuum of care and how we differ in level of services among the lower level of care facilities, Rehab, Skilled Nursing, and Nursing Home.
|Type of Facility||General Hospital||Regency Hospitals||Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)||Rehab||Nursing Home|
|Focus||Acute||Acute and/or Therapy||Sub-acute||Therapy-Driven||Custodial Care|
|Patient Needs||Short-term, High Acuity||Acute (medical and/or functional)||Lower Level Care||Functional||Custodial Care|
|Levels of Care||Acute, ER, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Rehab, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) (all short-stay driven)||Acute (complex medical and/or medical rehab)||Sub-acute||Therapy (3 hours per day)||Custodial Care|
|Access to on-site support services||Yes||Yes||Yes, if in acute care hospital.||Yes, if in acute care hospital. If freestanding, possible.||No|
|24-Hour physician coverage||Yes||Yes||Yes, if in acute care hospital.||Yes||No|
|Broad range of physicians & specialists||Yes||Yes||Yes, if in acute care hospital.||Yes, if in acute care hospital. If freestanding, possible.||No|
In addition, all of our Regency Hospitals are State Licensed, Medicare Certified, and accredited by the Joint Commission.