Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital – Temple is a 48-bed, highly advanced medical facility offering private treatment rooms and 24-hour access to a team of physicians located in Temple, Texas.

Our modern, patient-focused facility delivers comprehensive therapies for patients requiring extended hospital stays. Rather than chronic care, the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital provides acute care, which involves active but short-term treatment following a severe medical condition or during recovery from surgery. It is also home to our skilled nursing facility.

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Long-term acute care in Temple

Los pacientes atendidos están críticamente enfermos con condiciones complejas. Muchos de estos pacientes dependen de tecnología como ventiladores, monitores especiales o diálisis. La duración promedio de la estadía es de 25 días.

Baylor Scott & White Health's tradition of comprehensive, multispecialty care extends to the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital in Temple. Our team, which includes physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and specialists in physical, occupational and speech therapy, utilizes its skills and experience to individualize care for our long-term patients.

We treat patients with conditions such as:

  • Destete del ventilador
  • Enfermedad pulmonar
  • Trastornos cardiopulmonares
  • Cuidado complejo de heridas
  • Enfermedades neuromusculares
  • Enfermedades gastrointestinales (dificultad para comer / tragar)
  • Complicaciones postoperatorias (infección, accidente cerebrovascular, hemorragia)
  • Enfermedad renal, incluida la diálisis
  • Pacientes médicamente complejos
  • Cuidado postraumático

Ombudsman program

A long-term care ombudsman helps residents of a nursing facility and residents of an assisted living facility resolve complaints. Help provided by an ombudsman is confidential and free of charge.

To speak with an ombudsman, a person may call the toll-free number 1.800.252.2412.

Seguros aceptados

Baylor Scott & White ha establecido acuerdos con varios tipos de seguros con el fin de garantizar que sus necesidades de salud estén cubiertas.

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Baylor Scott & White Health is pleased to offer you multiple options to pay your bill. View our guide to understand your Baylor Scott & White billing statement. 

We offer two online payment options:

Other payment options:

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    Envíe el pago por correo a la dirección que figura en su estado de cuenta.

  • Pagar por teléfono

    Call 1.800.994.0371 to make a payment. Payments can be made over the phone with our automated phone payment system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All payments made via the automated phone payment system will post the next business day. 

    If you need to speak to someone about a Baylor Scott & White bill from our hospitals or clinics, our Customer Service department is available to take payments over the phone from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

  • Pagar en persona
    Los pagos se pueden hacer en persona en el centro donde recibió los servicios.

Asistencia financiera

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of customer service representatives and financial counselors are here to help you find financial solutions that can help cover your cost of care. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time, before, during or after care is received.

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Preguntas frecuentes

  • Why am I being transferred here?

    Your physician has recommended an extended hospital stay at the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital in Temple, where we provide acute care for patients with medically complex needs that require additional time to recover (average stay: 25 days). Our patients are often critically ill and require specialized technology such as ventilators, special monitors or dialysis. We are able to care for critically ill patients because our multidisciplinary staff is devoted to the treatment of our patients’ conditions. You’ll experience a highly focused environment of care centered on long-term health needs.

  • How is the CCH different from a regular hospital?

    The Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital is similar in many ways to a regular hospital. We provide physician and nursing care, dietary, physical and occupational therapy and the same high quality and compassionate care boasted throughout the Baylor Scott & White family. Our Temple Continuing Care Hospital also has an on-site dialysis center and computed tomography (CT) scanner. Where the Continuing Care Hospital differs from a traditional hospital is that we specialize in the treatment of patients who require an extended stay in an acute care setting. Whereas a traditional hospital is diagnostic in nature the Continuing Care Hospital is purposed for the ongoing treatment of your condition.

  • Can the staff treat any patient with any illness or injury?

    The Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital is able to treat any condition but will generally only accept patients who meet long term acute care hospital (LTACH) criteria. In other words, LTACHs specialize in treating patients who are generally highly complex and critically ill. The majority of patients treated in an LTACH require some form of respiratory therapy, intravenous antibiotics, complex wound care and/or post-surgical care.

  • Is there a physician on staff at all times?

    The Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital in Temple has 24-hour physician coverage, and there will generally always be a physician on the premises.

  • How does my family member get admitted to the Continuing Care Hospital?

    A formal admittance into the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital can only occur when your family member’s attending physician and the Continuing Care Hospital's accepting physician have agreed that your family member would benefit from the specialized care at the Continuing Care Hospital. From there, our case management will collaborate with the case management at your current acute care facility to ensure a smooth transition to long term acute care.

  • Is the Continuing Care Hospital in Temple only for hospice or nursing home patients?

    No. In fact the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital does not admit nursing home patients. Nor is the Continuing Care Hospital a palliative care or hospice facility. At the Continuing Care Hospital, the ultimate goal is always to discharge a patient home. However, a skilled nursing facility, nursing home, palliative or hospice care may be the best option post discharge from the Continuing Care Hospital. What you can be certain of is that the Continuing Care Hospital in Temple will aggressively treat your condition while simultaneously formulating a discharge plan to best meet your needs. For patients no longer needing acute care, we have a skilled nursing facility within our building for continued care needs.

More helpful information
​​​​​​​​​​​​​Here's more information to help with your visit to our Temple hospital campus:
Estimar su costo de la atención

Baylor Scott & White Health is an advocate for greater healthcare pricing transparency and patient affordability. We provide a self-service price estimation tool to help you obtain accurate out-of-pocket expense estimates, along with other helpful resources to help you make more informed financial choices about your care.

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Our team approach

Be assured that Baylor Scott & White’s tradition of comprehensive, multispecialty and personalized care extends to the treatment you’ll receive at the Continuing Care Hospital.

Our team includes physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, social workers and specialists in physical, occupational and speech therapy. Each of these disciplines will meet weekly to discuss your case specifically and your treatment moving forward.

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