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Under the direction of your doctor, care while you are in the TCU is coordinated by a highly trained and dedicated team of professionals.
Patients typically stay in our TCU an average of two weeks, but many patients stay only a few days. How long you stay will depend on your diagnosis and overall condition. Because our TCU is located within California Hospital Medical Center, we have access to all of the hospital's services at any time, including those related to emergency care.
Patients are placed in our TCU based on their doctors' recommendation. There is no inconvenience to patients or family members because hospital staff will take care of the transfer. We understand the importance of your relationship with your doctor, and we want it to continue. In fact, your doctor may follow your care in our TCU even after your transfer.
Under the direction of your doctor, care while you are in the TCU is coordinated by a highly trained and dedicated team of professionals. They are committed to working together to provide our patients with the best care.
During your stay with us, a television is provided for you at no charge. In-room telephones are also provided, and local calls are free. Long distance calls can be made through the hospital operator by calling collect or billing to your calling card. Visiting hours in our TCU are from 11 am to 8 pm daily. There are also certain areas in our TCU where you can visit with your family and friends. A gift shop is located in the hospital's lobby.
Benefits and insurance coverage for TCU (skilled nursing care) patients are available through medicare and many other insurance plans. Please call (213) 742-5580 if you have any questions about admissions or are in need of financial counseling.