Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
is a city-owned acute care hospital providing long term care and rehabilitation services to seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco, CA.
Laguna Honda is a safety-net hospital serving 780 seniors and adults with disabilities, 97% of whom are Medi-Cal recipients. The hospital’s services emphasize cultural effectiveness. It received the Hobart Jackson Cultural Diversity Award in 2008 from the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) for its commitment to culturally effective health care.
Ethnic Breakdown: African American: 25%, Chinese: 6%, Other Asian: 13%, Hispanic: 13%, Non-Hispanic White: 39%, Filipino: 2%, Other: 2%.
Age: Seventy percent of residents are over 60, and any San Franciscan over 16 is eligible to apply for skilled nursing and rehabilitation services at Laguna Honda.
Gender Balance: 52.4% men; 47.6% women
Laguna Honda provides three distinct types of services, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and acute care.
The acute care services are for residents only. The hospital provides no general emergency services.
The Laguna Honda Rehabilitation Center provides physical, occupational, speech, and vocational therapies as well as audiology. Every year as many as 200 people complete rehabilitative therapy at Laguna Honda and return to independent living or a lower level of care.
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