Subacute care bridges the gap by joining the sophisticated technology of a hospital with the efficiency of a skilled nursing facility. In centers with separate dedicated subacute units, each facilities specially trained interdisciplinary professionals lead the way in subacute care. The facilities treat medically fragile patients with advanced technologies, sophisticated therapies and equipment, as well as compassionate patient-centered care. The facilities provide services such as ventilator therapy, inhalation therapy, tracheotomy care, intravenous therapy, tube feeding, and complex wound care. The facilities mission is to arrest the subacute patient’s disease process and stabilize them so they may return safely to their lives as soon as possible.