Nestled in the distinguished Squirrel Hill neighborhood of the city of Pittsburgh, Heritage Place, a part of UPMC Senior Communities, boasts clean Georgian architecture, and its neatly landscaped yard extends a warm invitation to come inside. A calm atmosphere and confident staff greet patients as they begin their stay at this skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
A professional team of certified nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants work cooperatively to enhance quality of life and return residents to their highest level of independent functioning. Caring, dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident.
Heritage Place provides quality health care to its patients and offers a variety of programs that meet the needs of patients who no longer require hospital care but do need 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.
Rehabilitation services are an integral part of the complete care program available to residents at Heritage Place. On-site rehabilitation programs include:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Restorative nursing, including:
- Activities of daily living
- Splinting programs
The newly renovated Transitional Rehabilitation Unit (TRU) at Heritage Place provides short stay rehabilitation designed to meet the needs of patients being discharged from the hospital but who are not quite ready to return home.
Board-certified physicians and specialty-trained therapists help patients recover from surgery, accidents, and illness, and return home more quickly.
The TRU consists of 3 private rooms and 10 semi-private rooms.
As part of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, the TRU at Heritage Place:
- Promotes a safe and timely transition for short term rehab patients as they progress towards their discharge home
- Provides individual patient focused rehabilitation services
- Promotes quality care and provides continuity of treatment plans
- Promotes appropriate utilization of patients’ health care benefits
Learn more about Medicare and Transportation Coverage at UPMC Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities. (PDF)