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Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit and Senior Emergency Room.

Hialeah Hospital is one of the only hospitals in the area that has enhanced its senior hospital care and emergency care to meet the specific healthcare needs of our communities aging population. Our Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit and Senior Emergency Room were created to reduce anxiety, and promote healing while providing quality compassionate care.

Each unit features an age-friendly environment focused on the safety and management of geriatric conditions for seniors. Our team of clinicians, physicians, nurses, dieticians, therapists, social workers and pharmacists have specialized training in geriatric care, enabling them to provide comprehensive treatment focused on your individual needs.

Features of our Senior Care Units include:

  • Specialized nurse and physician training to improve care for the elderly
  • Large faced clocks, calendars, boards and vital information throughout the ER
  • Large keyboards on telephones
  • Non-skid floor surfaces and handrails to help prevent falls
  • Landscape lighting in the rooms
  • Sound resistant rooms
  • Thicker, more comfortable mattresses

To find a geriatric specialist and find out more about our senior care call us at 877-346-0711. Or find a doctor with our online Find A Physician tool.

 

 

Specialized Care for Senior Patients

As an older adult, you have different needs. So we've created a place just for you.