Senior Care at Springfield Hospital - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Senior Care at Springfield Hospital

Crozer-Keystone’s clinicians understand that seniors have precise medical needs. In response we developed a specific program, based at Springfield Hospital, to provide the best possible hospital care that addresses physical, social and emotional needs of our older patients.

Services include:

  • 24/7 phone line for healthcare professionals, answered by a nurse, for facility transfers
  • Emergency Department staff – including physicians, nurses and techs – trained to recognize and quickly treat senior-specific medical conditions
  • Geriatricians on site and available as needed for consults
  • 24/7 caregiver phone line for patient care updates
  • Clinicians with connections to local and regional resources and community services
  • Private and semi-private hospital rooms designed to ensure patient safety, offer convenience and provide comfort amenities
  • Specially trained volunteers who offer companionship during the hospital stay
  • “Comfort box” with games, puzzles, glasses and more

Conditions We Treat

Springfield Hospital’s Emergency Department staff quickly diagnose and triage seniors with emergent medical needs. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Heart disease and high blood pressure
  • Change in mental status
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Falls
  • Diabetes
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Kidney or liver problems
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Sepsis
  • Surgical emergencies due to abdominal pain

Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate patient care. We keep the lines of communication open with families and other care providers and are available around-the-clock to address any concerns.