Division of internal medicine for the elderly - Trois-Chêne


Mission of the Trois-Chêne Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine

  • The SMIR-Trois-Chêne Division of Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine conducts clinical, education and research activities in the Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics. The Head of Division and two high level senior physicians in the division are Internal Medicine Specialists.
  • The SMI-R provides care for elderly patients who require acute care in rehabilitation and general internal medicine that most often involves complex comorbidities.
  • The SMI-R has a Continuing Care Unit (CCU) to closely monitor and provide treatments adapted to patients in the most acute situations. The SMI-R works very closely with the Bone Diseases Division within a care unit to provide post-fracture rehabilitation in the area of geriatric orthopedics.
  • In general, the rehabilitation framework at Trois-Chêne, which includes physiotherapy and occupational therapy, is available to patients in need in order to provide quality in a recovery and a return to independence.

Rehabilitation and Internal Medecine Loëx Bellerive


Mission of the Division of Rehabilitation and Internal Medecine Loëx Bellerive 

In the rehabilitation sector (Bellerive and Loëx Hospitals):

  • Admitting and managing patients with complex needs and multiple morbidities, for the continuing treatment of conditions particularly related to: internal medicine, extreme old age, neurological disorders (with or without neuropsychological disorders) or orthopedic conditions, requiring long-term rehabilitation

In the sector for those on the waiting list (Hôpital de Loëx):

  • Admitting and managing patients who are frail, who no longer need hospital treatment (who do not meet the LAMal criteria) and who are on the waiting list for a health and social services facility or other suitable facility

In all sectors, the purposes sought are to maintain and promote patient autonomy