Transforming Care at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General
At Saint Clare’s Health System, we are committed to providing advanced, high-quality patient care in a compassionate and healing environment – all available close to home in the communities we serve. Below, take a peek inside the expansion and modernization initiatives at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General, and view the full range of specialty care and clinical services offered.
Transforming our facilities with our patients’ needs in mind…another way we are Turning Promise into Practice.
Our newly expanded and modernized facilities at the Dover campus include:
All Private Patient Rooms
For the comfort and safety of our hospitalized patients, Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General now exclusively offers private, single-patient rooms. Follow the link to learn more and view pictures of our private rooms at Saint Clare’s, designed with our patient’s safety and comfort in mind.
New Regional Diabetes Center
A completely renovated unit now houses the new Saint Clare’s Regional Diabetes Center – an American Diabetes Association recognized program which provides inpatient and outpatient care – as well as comprehensive diabetes and nutrition education, support groups, and community outreach – all under one roof. Follow the link to learn more about the Regional Diabetes Center.
New Training Center
A completely renovated unit now houses the new Saint Clare’s Training Center, which includes four classrooms, a simulation lab, and a room specifically designed for HeartCode skills testing. The Training Center offers a variety of courses – from life-saving CPR to classes on safety to defensive driving – for the community and for healthcare providers. Follow the link to learn more about Saint Clare’s Training Center.
Coming soon: Expanded Respiratory Rehabilitation Center
Also opening in the summer of 2011, the Respiratory Rehabilitation Center at Saint Clare’s, a specialized unit providing medical treatment and therapy to ventilator-dependent patients, has undergone a renovation to modernize the Center and expand its size to 32 beds. Follow the link to learn more about the Respiratory Rehabilitation Center.
In addition to the services above, at the Dover campus, Saint Clare’s offers a depth of leading, advanced health care programs for both inpatients and outpatients, including:
Bariatrics/Weight Loss Surgery – The Center for Weight Loss Surgery, designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, provides surgical alternatives for serious weight problems. An accomplished surgical team and specially trained staff provide a comprehensive care program from initial evaluation through surgery and after care.
Cancer Care – Our comprehensive oncology program offers a full range of services for inpatients and outpatients, from screening and diagnostics to advanced treatments and support programs. We are setting new standards in advanced care, with pioneering therapies and leading edge technology, including TomoTherapy and brachytherapy seed implants – all available at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General.
Complementary Medicine – The Center for Complementary Medicine within Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General offers the ambiance and healing therapies of a spa, combined with the medical expertise that only a health system can offer. We provide healing therapies for outpatients to relieve stress and enhance well-being, including massage therapy, mind and body therapies, acupuncture, pre- and post-natal maternity services, and community group classes like in yoga, QiGong, and Tai Chi Chuan.
Corporate Health – Our Corporate Health Services offers a variety of occupational health programs and services including pre-employment and annual physicals, drug and alcohol testing, OSHA mandated exams, workers compensation and more. Saint Clare's tailors plans to meet the needs of the client company, whether it's a specific service, or a complete package of occupational health programs.
Diagnostic Imaging – Saint Clare's offers one of the most comprehensive diagnostic imaging programs in northwestern New Jersey. At the Dover campus, inpatient and outpatient services include cutting-edge procedures and the latest in state-of-the-art technology – with CT scans, PET/CT, ultrasounds, nuclear medicine, digital mammography, and more.
Emergency Medical Services – Staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and specially trained and certified nurses, Saint Clare’s offers round-the-clock emergency care at the Dover campus – which includes a designated care area for children. Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General also serves as the central hub of Saint Clare's EMS, with state-certified paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and mobile intensive care units responding to locations throughout the region. Each year, Saint Clare’s provides services to more than 80,000 patients through our emergency departments, with an additional 25,000 covered by our mobile intensive care units.
Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation Services – Saint Clare's provides both inpatients and outpatients with an extensive array of rehabilitation programs to help you reach your full potential after illness or injury. Our well-equipped rehabilitation centers are conveniently located throughout the communities we serve, including a center within Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General, where our experienced team of highly trained therapists offer services like physical therapy, occupational therapy, hand rehabilitation (with certified hand therapists), audiology, speech therapy, and more.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation – The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Saint Clare's offers the most comprehensive program in northwestern New Jersey and is the only facility in the region designed for and dedicated to pulmonary rehabilitation. The Center, which is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, offers a full range of outpatient services including ongoing education, support, exercise and maintenance programs.
Sleep Medicine – Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by accomplished physicians specializing in the treatment and management of sleep disorders, the Center for Sleep Medicine is a regional leader in the treatment of sleep apnea, insomnia, and other sleep disorders. The Center offers an advanced sleep study laboratory, insomnia treatment program, and serves as a sleep medicine resource for the public and healthcare professionals.
Surgical Services – At Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General, we provide a variety of inpatient and outpatient surgical services and procedures, offering the latest in hospital technology, at the same time geared towards promoting health and healing. With expert surgeons in a range of specialties, qualified hospitalists, and a dedicated clinical and nursing staff, we are prepared to provide the highest level of surgical care.
Women’s Health - The Women's Health Center at Saint Clare's is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the women of northwestern New Jersey, offering state-of-the-art screening, diagnostic services, treatment and counseling for outpatients. At the Dover campus, we provide breast cancer screenings and imaging, bone density testing, cardiac screening, genetic counseling, a select team of surgeons that specialize in breast cancer treatment, and dedicated breast cancer nurse navigators to guide patients through every step, decision and appointment.
Wound Care - The Center for Wound Healing at Saint Clare's provides outpatients with comprehensive wound care services, a multidisciplinary team of specialists, and leading treatment options for chronic wounds. The Center offers both a comprehensive evaluation by a panel of medical specialists – from vascular and plastic surgeons to endocrinologists and podiatrists – and state-of-the-art treatment, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy in one of its two hyperbaric chambers.
Additional Post Acute Inpatient Services
To provide additional post acute inpatient services for the benefit of our patients, Saint Clare’s also works in close collaboration with several separately owned and licensed health care service providers that operate within our facilities. These include:
Compassionate Care Hospice – At Saint Clare’s, we are committed to meeting the needs of patients and their families, allowing them to maximize quality of life throughout the course of end-stage disease. Compassionate Care Hospice, a leading independent provider of hospice services, provides the highest quality, hospital-based hospice care to patients, their families and close friends, all in a comfortable environment at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General.
Kindred Hospital: Long Term Acute Care – Kindred Hospital New Jersey – Morris County is a 45-bed long term acute care hospital, located within the Dover campus, for medically complex and ventilator patients. Kindred Hospital cares for medically complex patients who need treatment for pulmonary disease, cardiac disease, pressure wounds and post-operative complications.