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Continuing Care Hospital

Excellent Quality Outcomes

The Continuing Care Hospital is a 25-bed, long-term acute care hospital located within Saint Joseph Hospital.

NALTH Quality Achievement Award
What is a long-term acute care hospital?

It is a special classification of hospitals recognized by the federal government for facilities that meet the required specifications, including maintenance of an average length of stay of at least 25 days. The Continuing Care Hospital acts as a “hospital within a hospital”, within Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East. The Continuing Care Hospital provides a highly focused environment of care to meet the needs of its patients.

As part of KentuckyOne Health, Continuing Care Hospital has multiple resources available to assist in the management of complex medical needs. We are licensed as a general acute care hospital and will address the needs of unique and complicated physical, emotional, spiritual, nursing and rehabilitative needs of all of its patients. Continuing Care Hospital’s goal is for every patient to return to their previous home environment. We have all private rooms and promote patient and family interaction.

  • We are the recipients of the Kentucky Hospital Association’s Quality Award for two years running for outstanding performance in metrics geared toward ensuring patient and employee safety.
  • State-of-the-Art equipment in every room.
  • Excellent quality outcomes utilizing evidence based practice.
  • Staff are experienced in caring for the medically complex patient.


Continuing Care Hospital Patient CareLocations

KentuckyOne Health | Continuing Care - Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Drive, 3rd and 4th Floors
Lexington, KY 40504
859.313.4366  |  859.313.4848






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