Skilled Care Center
The goal of Trinity Skilled Care Center is to provide services which in turn allow the patients to regain independence in daily living and return them to their highest level of well being.
The Trinity Skilled Care Center, a hospital-based skilled and long term care nursing facility is located in Steubenville, Ohio, overlooking the Ohio River. Trinity Skilled is fully-certified for 50 beds and was developed to meet the needs of patients who require additional skilled care beyond the acute phase of illness or injury.
If you or a loved one require Skilled Care services after an acute hospital stay, allow our professionally trained staff to care for you in your home away from home.
Our highly trained health care professionals offer the following services when your physician orders them:
- 24 hour professional nursing care
- Social services
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
- Nutritional assessment and management
- Diabetes consultation
Admissions to the Trinity Skilled Care Center are by a direct physician referral after a three day stay in an acute care facility. Patients can be admitted immediately or within 30 days after discharge. Patients must meet the Medicare criteria for admission to the Skilled Care Unit. Skilled services include teaching and training activities such as:
- Gait training
- Prosthesis care for a recent amputee
- New diabetic teaching
- Colostomy or ileostomy care
- Self administered gastrotomy feedings
- Use and care of braces or splints
- Any specialized dressings
- Pain management
- A program to improve activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing or eating
Additional services include:
- IV medication
- Treatment of grade 3 or worse, decubitus ulcer
- Nasogastric, gastrotomy and jejunostomy feedings
- Physical, occupational and/or speech therapies
Trinity Skilled Care Center has an ongoing activity program. Patients are encouraged to participate in these enjoyable activities as a group or individually. The atmosphere is informal and relaxing to aid in the emotional well being of each patient.
Discharge planning begins on admission to Trinity Skilled Care Center. Individualized goals are established with you, your family and our highly qualified team of professionals. This team includes: the attending physician, nurse, social services, dietician, physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech therapist. This process assures the continuity of care upon discharge from Trinity Skilled Care Center.