Speciality Hospital of Lorain provides patients in need of complex care.
to service with mercy and tenderness
to be the best in the quality of our services and the stewardship of our resources
to be respectful of all persons
to act with integrity, honesty and truthfulness
Sacredness of Life
in reverence to all life
to respond to those in need
254 Cleveland Avenue
Amherst, Ohio 44001
11am-8pm *some Covid restrictions apply*
Main Nursing Station
To extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our community with emphasis on those who need long term acute care.
Not only do we provide excellent care, we strive to anticipate the needs of our patients. We take care of our patients as if they are one of our own family.
We specialize in long term acute care
Providing specialized long term acute care for medically complex patients who may have the following diagnosis:
- Multi system failure
- Respiratory failure on a ventilator
- Extensive wounds
- Chronic renal failure
- Infection requiring long term antibiotics
Specialty Hospital of Lorain is the only long term acute care (LTAC) facility in Lorain County. Currently the hospital is non profit joint venture of Mercy Regional Health System, UH Elyria Medical Center, and Grace Hospital.
We have 28 beds for patient care and are staffed with certified nurses in advanced cardiac life support.
We also have access to the services of UH Amherst Health Center, including radiology, laboratory and pharmacy.
Feedback from our patients is very important to us. At discharge, each patient is given a patient satisfaction survey to complete and return by mail. The comments and suggestions are used to continually improve our processes and services. 97% of our patients would highly recommend Specialty Hospital of Lorain.
“I don’t think my brother could have been in a better place. You made a miracle happen. You didn’t give up on him”.
“All were kind and made me feel like I was a part of a family who was loved and received excellent care — words cannot say how I feel”.
“I would like to thank all the staff in taking a hand in making my recovery as easy as possible”.
“Everyone was caring, gave me respect and kindness. Always a smile on their faces. Attitude was very kind and warm”.
“Everyone remembers me when I come back and treats me with respect”.
“Thank you for all the great care Mom received — I could not have asked for better”.