Converting an acute care unit into a skilled nursing facility: a methodology.

Abstract

To combat the problem of excess capacity and to meet the needs of its elder community. Highland Park Hospital (HPH) in Highland Park, Illinois decided to convert an unused acute care unit into a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Detailed here is the methodology used to determine the number of SNF beds needed by HPH, the options for development available, and the factors considered when choosing the type of facility to be designed.

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