Get Ready to Go Home
Skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation services that deliver results
The bridge between hospital and home
Knoxville Hospital & Clinics’ Skilled Nursing program is for people who have had a qualifying hospital stay (three consecutive days or more for an acute illness, injury, medical procedure or exacerbation of a chronic disease), and need short-term skilled nursing and/or rehabilitation care before transitioning home. Our 24-hour skilled nursing care is provided as an inpatient service at the Knoxville Hospital.
The types of care a patient will receive is related to the condition to which they were treated during their hospital stay. For example, services may include:
- Skilled nursing care
- Nutrition counseling
- Skilled therapy services (physical, occupational, speech/language pathology)
- Complex wound care
- Intravenous or intramuscular injections and intravenous feeding
- Case management
- Prescription medications
- Certain medical supplies and equipment
Services are provided with the expectation that the patient can improve within a reasonable, and generally predictable, timeframe, and transition to home or another level of care.
Our approach to personalized care
At Knoxville Hospital & Clinics we are large enough to provide state-of-the-art resources, like our luxurious, family-oriented patient rooms and expansive physical therapy gym, yet intimate enough to deliver highly focused, personalized care.
Our dedication to delivering exceptional care goes beyond just focusing our efforts on the patient’s immediate healthcare needs, we take a holistic approach to patient care. It’s a different way of caring, a better way to provide care.
We use a multidisciplinary team approach to care. Our team includes a physician, case manager, dietitian, pharmacist, respiratory therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, infection prevention director, and nursing staff. You will not find a more dedicated team of professionals. Together, they help patients regain their strength, mobility, and independence – so they can return home.
Since we understand there is no place like home, we want you to feel like you are at home while staying with us. We will make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. You can dress in your regular clothes. Your family is welcome. You can order from room service and select your own meals and snacks. You will have access to the internet and television. And, we hope you will enjoy the spirit-lifting daily activities, including our animal-assisted therapy program.
Your Best Choice for care
You have a choice when it comes to where you receive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. You can trust the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics to deliver excellent clinical care, blended with the hospitality you deserve.
We are especially pleased to make our services available to residents of Marion and surrounding counties, so they can receive the care they need close to home.
Eligibility and insurance coverage
To be eligible for services, a patient’s doctor must order skilled nursing care, and the patient must meet criteria set by their insurance company.
Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is a Medicare-certified skilled nursing facility. Therefore, Medicare will pay 100 percent of the Medicare-approved cost for the patient’s first 20 days. Days 21 to 100, the patient is responsible for a daily copayment, and Medicare pays the rest of covered costs. Days 101 and beyond, the patient is responsible for all costs.
For additional information please contact call 641-842-1404.