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  • Subacute Unit

    Kindred Hospital Louisville offers subacute care for patients who require comprehensive, interdisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation as well as for patients who do not meet the admission criteria to an acute rehabilitation unit prior to being discharged home or to an alternative facility. The subacute unit is able to provide a wide range of services in addition to the hospital's extensive LTAC services. When combined, Kindred Hospital Louisville is able to offer a full continuum of services to our patients, residents, and family members.

    The Kindred Hospital Louisville Subacute Unit consists of 47 beds and is located on the third floor. All beds are dually certified Medicare/Medicaid. The unit is also contracted with the major managed care providers in the area. The unit offers complimentary individual phones, cable TV, and internet capabilities. Subacute patients usually require between 45 to 720 minutes of therapy a week and/or wound care, IV therapy management, daily suctioning, respiratory care, tube feeding, management of an array of clinically complex care including pneumonia, diabetes and chemotherapy.

    Subacute services include:

    • advanced respiratory therapy care, including chronic ventilator management
    • medication therapies, including IV antibiotics and, peripheral and central line management
    • wound care services, including negative pressure wound therapy
    • short-term rehabilitation therapies, including S/P orthopedic replacements and surgeries, and S/P CVA.

    Other medical capabilities the subacute unit offers our patients/residents include:

    • in-house diagnostic capabilities, including laboratory and radiology
    • medical emergency team for clinical emergencies
    • multitude of attending and consulting medical staff
    • interdisciplinary management and discharge planning of subacute patients

    Watch a virtual tour of our location below:



    Kindred Hospital Louisville Subacute Unit
    1313 St. Anthony Drive
    Louisville, KY 40204
    PHONE: (502) 587-7001
    FAX: (502) 627-1237

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