Skilled Nursing

The Sanctuary at St. Joseph of Harahan

The Sanctuary is a distinct skilled unit connected to St. Joseph of Harahan and is one of the premier rehabilitation unit in the metro New Orleans area. The Sanctuary staff provides state-of-the-art physical, occupational and speech therapy combined with premier physician-managed skilled nursing care to propel clients to quickly reach their maximum potential and go home to their previous lives. Our multidisciplinary approach includes:

  • IV and PICC medication administration
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Rehab-to-home short-term care
  • Interim medical care following hospitalization
  • Advanced wound care
  • Convalescence/recovery following hospital stay
  • Stroke recovery
  • Fall prevention 
  • Treatment for Parkinson’s disease, COPD, CHF, sepsis, cellulitis and general disability 
  • Orthopedic recovery, including fractures, amputations and prosthetic training 
  • Cardiac recovery
  •  X-ray, EKG, Echo and Doppler studies 

Long-term Care

At St. Joseph, our state-of-the-art treatments and therapies help people treat and manage their health challenges. We go beyond simple physical healing by fostering an environment of compassion and nurturing each individual’s unique needs. This holistic approach to care helps rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.

For those who make St. Joseph their home, we provide a beautiful environment in a setting designed to provide comfort, security and socialization. We offer a range of social and recreational opportunities, working every day to ensure that each resident at St. Joseph will enjoy his or her life to the fullest.

Our long-term care services include:

  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Physicians on call
  • Weekly visits from a physician and/or nurse practitioner
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Wound care
  • Mobile radiology and diagnostic studies
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Mobile lab services
  • Electrocardiogram services
  • Fall risk management
  • Medication management
  • On-site dental, vision, podiatry, psychology and chaplain services
  • Secure care system
  • Laundry service
  • Scheduling and transportation services