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Skilled Nursing Unit at Lee Memorial Hospital

Skilled Nursing Unit at Lee Memorial Hospital Assistant Administrator: Timothy Elias

Visitation Policy and Procedure

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Quality, compassionate care to help you get back home as quickly as possible: That's what we do at the Lee Memorial Hospital - Skilled Nursing Unit, an 18-bed unit on the third floor of the hospital.

The unique setting allows for seamless patient transitions while also providing the amenities, services, and comfort of the hospital.

Our unique care team approach allows our exceptional staff to focus on giving patients the right care in the right setting.

Whether recovering from joint surgery, a stroke, heart surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or any other medical conditions, our goal is to help patients with their rehabilitation and prepare them to return to the community.

We are committed to providing the highest level of patient care through personalized, patient-centered rehabilitation.

Our Expert Staff

Our staff comprises a team of registered nurses (RNs), certified nursing assistants (CNAs), physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. These specialized therapists excel in multiple areas, such as balance management, stroke and cardiac rehabilitation, joint rehabilitation and dysphagia.

A knowledgeable social worker is also part of the care team that will assist with your continued success throughout your recovery.

We employ registered dietitians to develop menus and specialized diets. Our team utilizes the latest clinical and rehabilitative treatments as they work to create a patient-centered plan to ensure your successful transition to the next level in care.

Amenities & Services

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The Skilled Nursing Unit at The Lee Memorial Hospital offers a newly upgraded environment designed to meet the needs of our patients.

Our unit features a friendly dining room, which promotes an atmosphere for social interaction; as well as a welcoming therapy gym that is open seven days a week.

• Wireless Internet: standard in all rooms and computer workstations located around hospital
• Therapy Gym: Physical, occupational and speech therapy is available seven days a week
• Community Room: A place where patients and their families can relax, watch TV, play games, and read
• In House Pharmacy: Available to all patients and their guests
• On-Demand Dining: Hospitality bar and cafeteria for patients and guests 

Commitment to Care

Soon after admission, the care team meets with the patient to define goals and discuss any potential barriers to progress. We create a care transition plan for each patient and customize it to ensure that patients will return home as quickly and safely as possible.

Most patients who recover at Lee Memorial Hospital skilled nursing unit are able to regain to their previous quality of life and return home to enjoy better mobility, less pain, and faster recovery.

Partners Throughout Lee Health

As part of Lee Health, the Skilled Nursing Unit works collaboratively with your health care providers to ensure quality, safety and continuity of care during your transition from hospitalization to our post-acute care.