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Preventing the Spread of Infection: When To Avoid Visiting the Hospital

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 24, 2015

Surgery went very well and the patient has finally returned to his room. He is comfortably tucked in bed waiting for dinner while flicking through the television channels looking for the nightly news. Happily resting, looking forward to a fast …

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Understanding Medicare: The Basics

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 10, 2015

The phone rang. It was the hospital calling to tell you that your dad was going to be transferred to Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey. So many questions swirled around in your mind as you were holding the phone. By …

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Top Considerations When Caring for A Vulnerable Patient

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 26, 2015

The measure of a civilization is how it treats its weakest members. This sentiment has been expressed over and over again and in many different ways, but the message is still the same. When people are sick and medically compromised …

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Celebrating National Nurses Week 2015!

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 6, 2015

National Nurses Week is May 6-May 12, 2015, and is a time to celebrate the role that nurses play in delivering the highest quality care to their patients. Each year a theme is chosen to represent the spirit of the …

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How to Make a Care Choice

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 29, 2015

When it comes to your own health or the health of a close family member or loved one, making care choices can seem daunting. There are many treatment options available for patients at various stages of healing; sometimes these choices …

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All About the LTACH

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 10, 2015

Put yourself in this situation: Feeling a sense of panic set in as you brace for the worst, nervous that the topic of discharge planning will soon need to be addressed, a million thoughts race through your mind. Thoughts such …

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Social Workers in the LTACH Setting – Happy National Social Worker Month!

By Specialty Hospital Staff | March 31, 2015

What qualities come to mind when you think of a social worker? Immediately words like compassionate, caring and concerned spring to mind. Other descriptors are resourceful, problem solvers and advocates, while others may immediately think counselor, clinician and caregiver. Regardless …

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Welcome to Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s Blog!

By Specialty Hospital Staff | January 28, 2015

Your one-stop resource for Long Term Acute Care Information Welcome to Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s blog. As a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH), Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s blog will cover the various topics, concerns and considerations involved …

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