Long-Term Acute Care
Asheville Specialty Hospital
The Asheville Specialty Hospital offers a new option in care. Many patients with complex medical needs benefit from a level of hospital care called long term acute hospital care. In Western North Carolina, this is provided at Asheville Specialty Hospital.
Asheville Specialty Hospital is not a nursing home. Patients are given the extended time and specialized level of care and services they need to help them obtain the maximum level of recovery.
For patients and families - Provides loved ones with specialized care, and allows them the extended time they need to heal and regain their strength.
For referring physicians- Provides referring physicians the freedom to be consultants, thus continue their relationships with our patients, and transfer primary care to the Hospitalist physician.
For referring Case Managers and Discharge Planners - Call our Referral Hotline: (828) 213-3400, and a Referral Liaisons will evaluate your patient within twenty-four hours using nationally established criteria specific for Long Term Acute Hospitals.