Kindred Healthcare Incorporated (Kindred Healthcare) is an American healthcare services provider. The company, through ownership or contractual management, operates post-acute care centers for long-term illnesses or rehabilitation. Kindred Healthcare also provides nursing services and assisted living facilities for geriatric patients.
The company’s health services are designed for transitional and post-hospital patients who are recovering from serious illnesses or injuries. Kindred Healthcare’s long-term acute care hospitals provide extended medical attention for complicated patients. The company also operates a variety of nursing and rehabilitation centers, including inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Home health care services, such as physical therapy or wound care, are available for patients with manageable long-term ailments. Elderly patients can reside in Kindred Healthcare assisted living facilities, or seek hospice care for terminal conditions.
Kindred Healthcare was originally founded in 1985 as Vector, Inc. In 2011, Vector, Inc. officially changed its title to Kindred Healthcare Incorporated. The company has acquired a number of healthcare-related subsidiaries, through which it operates many of its hospital and rehabilitation care centers. Kindred Healthcare and its affiliates now provide healthcare in over 2,000 locations across the country.
In addition to its subsidiary facilities, Kindred Healthcare provides contractual rehabilitation services through unaffiliated hospitals. The public company offers a variety of employment opportunities in its transitional care hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and other healthcare units.
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