Long-Term Acute Care


Patients admitted to the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse come from all walks of life, and may be experiencing a wide variety of medical conditions. It is often a stressful and confusing time, as patients look ahead on the road to recovery, unsure of the path they will need to take to regain their health. 

Our continuum of care ensures that your needs are managed around-the-clock by a team of medical professionals including:

  • Internal medicine physicians
  • Consulting physicians with a variety of specialties such as: pulmonologists, nephrologists, infectious diseases
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Case managers
  • Dietitians
  • Physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Wound care nurse specialists

We act as a bridge to other services and therapies, helping you improve strength and health as you prepare for the road ahead. At the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, we are committed to helping you meet and overcome those challenges.

To achieve this, we maintain high standards of both medical care and comfort, including:

  • Spacious private rooms 38-bed intimate unit
  • In-depth pre-admission consultation to provide a seamless transition of care
  • Around-the-clock on-site medical coverage
  • Complex medical services and diagnostics
  • Outstanding therapy for individualized medical rehabilitation
  • Collaborative communication with your preferred physicians
  • Daily physician-led multidisciplinary patient rounding

Our partnership with Penn Medicine ensures seamless access to your medical history through Penn’s electronic medical record. Our clinicians also reach out on a routine basis to discuss your medical needs to providers involved in your care, whether they are within Penn Medicine or other health systems.

Download our comprehensive brochure to learn more about the programs and quality care offered at The Speciality Hospital Rittenhouse through our long term acute care hospital.