NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Friday, Ascension Saint Thomas and Kindred Rehabilitation Providers opened a brand new Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital on the Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown campus on twenty first Avenue North.
The brand new hospital is 66,000 sq. toes, with 40 beds to deal with sufferers recovering from debilitating accidents, diseases, surgical procedures and persistent medical situations.
This new facility replaces the smaller, 24-bed Acute Rehab Unit that had beforehand occupied the identical area.
“We’re thrilled to accomplice with Ascension Saint Thomas and open this specialty hospital within the coronary heart of Nashville to increase entry to high-quality, acute rehabilitative care,” stated Russ Bailey, president of Kindred Rehabilitation Providers. “As Center Tennessee ages, the necessity for inpatient rehabilitation providers will increase. This hospital will assist meet that demand, and by aiding sufferers alongside their restoration journeys, it can advance our mission of creating communities more healthy.”
The brand new rehabilitation hospital could have all non-public rooms and deal with acute inpatient rehabilitation for sufferers that suffer stroke, traumatic mind damage, spinal wire damage, advanced neurological issues, orthopedic situations, a number of trauma, amputation and different accidents or issues.
Different options of the constructing embody:
- a transitional residing residence
- a safe unit for sufferers recovering from neurological situations, full with a separate remedy fitness center
- a eating room and kitchen
- a fitness center for bodily and occupational remedy that includes a ceiling-mounted physique weight help harness system that helps sufferers relearn stability and strolling expertise whereas rebuilding their power
- a rooftop courtyard with leisure and exercise areas so sufferers can expertise nature and apply strolling on steps and totally different surfaces
“Ascension Saint Thomas stays dedicated to offering high-quality inpatient rehabilitation providers designed to assist sufferers with acute bodily limitations progress towards impartial residing,” stated Dr. Shubhada Jagasia, president and CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown and West. “This specialised collaboration with Kindred Rehabilitation Providers enhances the work of our devoted Ascension Saint Thomas Backbone Institute and our physician-led neurosciences service line.”
Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown is present process a $300 million modernization that can yield a brand new surgical procedure and important care tower, new medical workplace constructing, devoted backbone institute, “hospital inside a hospital” for girls’s providers and expansions of different specialty applications.
Key elements of the renovation plans have been designed by sufferers, households and clinicians for a curated affected person expertise.