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St. Matthews Care Center
At St. Matthews Care Center, we work constantly to improve the overall quality of care and quality of life of each and every resident. Our staff works 24/7 to provide comprehensive , compassionate care in a skilled nursing setting. Each staff member is a part of the larger multi-disciplinary team who together helps develop the care plan to help you or your loved one achieve the highest level of recovery possible.
We specialize in rehabilitation services to improve the speed and scope of recovery in a private and dignified manner. Our goal is to help restore maximum abilities for individuals recovering from medical injuries in a patient-centered, family-focused environment.
Medicare and Medicaid Certified
Conveniently located in St. Matthews near Baptist Health Louisville
Offering Pulmonary Rehab
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We’re a Stroke Champion for the Kentuckiana Stroke Association
We suspport the Kentuckiana Stroke Association’s dedication to the prevention of stroke through education and awareness.
Our mission and purpose is to enhance the life of each individual we touch by exceeding expectations through compassion and love.
To be recognized as the premier provider of exceptional service.
At St. Matthews Care Center, we constantly strive to provide the finest in nursing care. You will find:
24-Hour Skilled Nursing Care
Case Management & Social Services
Pharmacy & Laboratory Services
Resident/Family Training & Education
Cardiac Care & Rehabilitation
Stroke Care & Rehabilitation
Restorative Nursing Care
St. Matthews Care Center has many amenities to help our residents live the happiest and healthiest lives available. One of our most popular amenities is restaurant style dining.
The comfort of our residents helps them become more independent, so our constant goal is to create an active and enjoyable lifestyle that is available to all residents.
Our short term and long term care programs both offer a full activity calendar including various wellness routines and lifestyle options, as well as exercise classes and bi-weekly trips.
- Wireless Internet access throughout the building
- Warm and comfortable furnishings
- Community rooms and spacious lounges
- Worship services
- Nutritious meals and snacks
- Beauty shop
- Monthly activities calendar
- Housekeeping and laundry services
- Medical alert call system
- Scheduled transportation
Our team at Exceptional Rehab is composed of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. We work directly with residents to achieve rehab goals to get you back on track. Rehabilitation can assist residents in regaining their highest level of functioning. Treatments are offered throughout the week at our well equipped facility by licensed professional therapists.
At St. Matthews Care Center we focus on energizing and invigorating our rehab clients with therapy designed to achieve the highest possible reclaimed movement and functionality. We want to help our residents and clients establish a higher quality of life and better functionality than they ever thought possible.
Our Physical Therapists work with residents in training for increased mobility, gait stability, posture and positioning. Exercise programs are implemented to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance. Individualized treatment may also include joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion, wound care, and pain management. Fall Prevention and education are also provided.
Our Speech-Language Pathologists address communication and swallowing dysfunction. Treatment plans can include recovery of speech, language, and memory skills. Activities for memory, orientation, and cognitive abilities can be implemented. Oral muscle strength and functioning required for speaking and swallowing as well as appropriate/safe diet recommendations can be designed for individual needs.
Our Occupational Therapists work with residents in education and training in such areas as dressing, bathing, eating, grooming, and other activities of daily living. Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical barriers can be recommended. Strength and coordination exercises are implemented to increase more independence in daily activities.
The most crucial part of any rehabilitation program is improving recovery. Our pulmonary rehabilitation program is designed specifically to reduce recurring hospitalizations. At St. Matthews, we provide resident care at a high level in a skilled nursing facility for a better long-term outcome.
Our facility pulmonologist leads our dedicated respiratory team. Additional pulmonary rehab staff includes a licensed respiratory therapist, who custom designs a complete respiratory plan just for you. Our care team uses daily assessments and treatments to continuously monitor for early signs of potential issues. Every resident additionally gets a custom designed supplemental exercise program.
- Daily treatments & assessments with respiratory therapist
- Weekly check-ups with pulmonologist
- Complete respiratory assessment & care plan
- Specially designed supplemental exercise program
- Disease & medication education
- Tracheostomy care, weaning & etc…
- Coordination of post-discharge activities
- Post-discharge calls with former resident
Together, our pulmonary care team (including our facility pulmonologist, respiratory therapist and expert nursing staff) can help reduce hospital readmissions through specialized care for residents with:
- Readmissions through specialized care for residents with:
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Restrictive Lung Disease
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Louisville KY 40207