We Can Help
A patient who requires specialty acute care patient is one who needs focused critical care nursing, intensive respiratory services and rehabilitation therapies for his or her recovery. At AdventHealth Connerton, formerly Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, our services benefit the patient who needs advanced acute medical care for their disease or illness, and are not medically ready to be transferred to a lower level of care, such as a SNF or other subacute facility, the patient's home or a nursing home.
AdventHealth Connerton’s primary focus is to restore normal airway/ pulmonary functioning while providing patients with rest and pulmonary muscle reconditioning.
Our specialized medical care includes
- Ventilator Weaning
- Complex Respiratory Conditions
- Infectious Diseases
- Complex Wound Care
- Heart Failure
- Medically Complex Conditions
- Neurological Disorders
- Post-Trauma Care
- Renal Disorders
- Bariatric Care
- Surgical Complications
Long Term Acute Care at AdventHealth
Dr. Nirav Patel, a board-certified pulmonologist at AdventHealth Connerton, discusses the comprehensive acute care at the hospital, its weaning rates for patients on ventilators, and why referring pulmonologists should consider the hospital for care. AdventHealth Connerton is one of three long-term acute care hospitals in the country to be named a VapoTherm Center for Excellence.
Helping Patients Heal in Our Brain Injury Program
AdventHealth Connerton is the only long-term acute-care facility in Florida with Joint Commission Certification in brain injury rehabilitation. In our comprehensive program, our certified brain injury specialists deliver personalized medical, nursing and therapy care to help people regain their mobility and daily functioning.
Assistance with Patient Referral Process
Assistance with Patient Referrals AdventHealth Connerton, formerly Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, facilitates on-site clinical assessments of referrals, and decisions for approval for admission can be expedited. Along with phone referrals, we accept referrals through software platforms including, but not limited to ECIN software.