Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

151 West Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45216 | (513) 418-2500

About Skilled Nursing Care Inpatient Referrals

Our Skilled Nursing Care provides short-term skilled medical care and therapies to bridge the gap between hospital-level and a more independent level of care. It combines our expert physical rehabilitation and the high-quality medical/nursing services of our skilled nursing facility for specific patient populations (i.e., geriatric orthopedic rehabilitation).

Skilled Nursing Care clinical admission and continued stay criteria

  • Medically Stable
  • Age > 18
  • Anticipated length of stay less than 30 days
  • Rehabilitation potential with expectation for clinical/functional improvement, patient willing to participate in therapy program
  • Pressure ulcer stage I-II, wound care interventions < 15min/day (includes negative pressure therapy)
  • Stable tracheostomy management.
  • Respiratory treatments and interventions, nebulizer treatments, oxygen therapy adjustments, suctioning not to exceed Q8 hour interventions.
  • Isolation, active infection with C Difficile, MRSA/VRE/MDRA
  • IV Anti-infectives < 2 drugs/ < 4x/24 hours (maximum Q6 hrs)
  • IV Fluids via PICC, peripheral line
  • Nutritional management/tube feeding via G tube/PEG