Specialty Hospital of Lorain Provides Patients in Need of Complex Care.

Our Values


to service with mercy and tenderness


to be the best in the quality of our services and the stewardship of our resources

Human Dignity

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

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630 East River St.
Elyria, OH. 44035
Temporarily Closed

Visiting Hours

Temporarily Closed

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Main Nursing Station

Administration Offices

Admission Office

Nurse Liaisons for admissions:

Todd Pember RN

Ernie Falasco RN

Our Mission

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.

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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) non-profit facility in Lorain County.


We have 22 beds for patient care and are staffed with certified nurses in advanced cardiac life support.

We also have access to the services of UH, including radiology, laboratory, Physicians and pain management.

Patient Satisfaction

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”.