Makala's Story:
Recovering from Respiratory Failure

After a stay at her community hospital, Makala admitted to Kindred Hospital with complex medical problems, including respiratory failure. Through a customized care plan and comprehensive rehabilitation, Makala was able to fully recover and discharge home.

Improving Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction

For over 30 years, Kindred Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals have provided patient-centered, quality care that improves outcomes for medically complex patients.

  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI): In 2021, Kindred outperformed the national LTACH performance by 32%.1
  • New/Worsened Pressure Injury: In 2021, Kindred outperformed average LTACH performance by 42%.2
  • Patient Satisfaction: Kindred Hospitals has received over 26K positive online reviews and has a rating of 4.5/5 stars.3

To Make Recovery Possible...

When 22-year-old Cayden experienced extensive brain damage, his parents were told that the outlook was bleak. But as a patient at Kindred Hospital, Cayden received specialized care from an interdisciplinary team that helped him start on the road to recovery.

Police Sgt. Vicente experienced a severe case of COVID-19 that led to multiple organ failure and over two months in an ICU. Once he was transferred to Kindred Hospital, Sgt. Vicente received specialized care from a team of nurses, physicians and rehabilitation therapists, that helped him get home.

Joe came to Kindred Hospital severely debilitated from a serious illness. Kindred's interdisciplinary care team helped him recover by getting him motivated about returning home and being able to fish again. "Kindred saved my life," Joe says.

Tim came to Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest after an episode of double pneumonia and septic shock. But he had a goal: To recover completely enough to escort his daughter down the aisle at her upcoming wedding. With the help of the hospital's interdisciplinary team of caregivers, Tim achieved his goal.


  1. Standardized Incidence Ratio (SIR) using CMS Methods
  2. Post Discharge from LTACH, using CMS Methods; PPR & NOWPI using CMS Risk-adjusted
  3. Internal Kindred Data