Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

151 West Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45216 | (513) 418-2500

Main Campus

Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care Main Campus is located in Hartwell. Daniel Drake Center is a post-acute care hospital that specializes in helping patients reclaim their health after a catastrophic injury or illness. What sets up apart from other hospitals is our focus on patients who need a longer recovery. We are passionate about helping patients rebuild their lives.ddc-building-cropped

Set on a beautiful 42-acre campus, we offer a variety of post-acute care services to help patients throughout recovery, including:

Long-Term Acute Care

  • Hospital-level care for medically complex patients
  • Hospitalists on site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and pulmonologists on call around the clock
  • Specialized advanced wound care
  • The use of the most technically advanced respiratory equipment to help ventilator and tracheostomy patients speak and breathe more naturally
  • Procedure room for endoscopic and other minor procedures
  • On-site laboratory, pharmacy and imaging services (including X-ray, ultrasound and CT)

Skilled Nursing Care to help patients transition between hospital and home, and an extended care facility
Outpatient Services for after discharge, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, warm-water aquatic therapy, and more
Assisted Living at Bridgeway Pointe, offering residential living, a nationally recognized dementia care program and transitional and respite care
Wellness Services, such as Parkinson’s exercise class, stroke rehabilitation class, warm-water aquatic therapy and exercise
Research Studies to improve patient outcomes and quality of life

A National Reputation for Specialized Care

Daniel Drake Center has a nearly 200-year tradition of service to the people of Greater Cincinnati. We are a not-for-profit hospital and a national leader in innovative patient care, as well as a leading and nationally recognized training institution in many areas, including long-term acute and pulmonary care. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed the same as a traditional acute care hospital. We are held to the same strict standards for quality care and safety. We specialize in caring for patients with:

  • Pulmonary conditions and ventilator weaning needs
  • Complex medical conditions, including those requiring intensive care
  • Major traumatic injuries
  • Post-surgical complications
  • Advanced wounds
  • Stroke recovery needs

Expert Providers and a Team Approach

A team of physicians with specialized training and experience is assigned to each patient. The team is here to work collaboratively with you, providing treatment and helping you to achieve your goals. In addition to addressing your medical needs, treatment also involves participation in therapy, sharing information and developing skills to help you function as independently as possible. Daniel Drake Center’s expert team members include:

  • On-site physician specialists in internal medicine, pulmonology, cardiology, infectious diseases, nephrology and other fields
  • Nursing staff, including advanced practice nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Physical, occupational, recreational and speech therapists
  • Medical psychologist
  • Registered dietitians
  • Case managers and social workers
  • Chaplain and pastoral caregivers
  • Other professionals as needed

Transfer and Admission Information

Once it has been determined that you are ready to transfer to Daniel Drake Center, one of our Assessment Liaisons will work with the case manager, social worker, or discharge planner at the current hospital. Our team will gather the necessary medical information to ensure you receive the care you need and that your transition to Daniel Drake Center is as seamless as possible.

On the day of admission, you or a family member will meet with a representative from our Admissions Department to complete the necessary paperwork. Please bring your insurance card or Medicare or Medicaid identification card. If you have completed a living will or a durable power of attorney for health care, please bring these documents as well.

Visitor Guidelines

Family and friends are welcome at Daniel Drake Center. Suggested visiting hours are 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. daily. Children are welcome, but children under 16 must be supervised by adult visitors while in the facility.

Amenities for Family Members and Visitors

Daniel Drake Center is designed with the needs of patients, family members and visitors in mind. Our beautiful campus is easy to navigate and conveniently accessible from I-75, as well as the Ronald Reagan Cross County Highway. Our facility offers:

  • Convenient free parking
  • 24-hour security monitoring and security guards
  • Cafeteria and Courtyard Café
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Gift Shop
  • A Health Care Resource Center which provides health information, literature and Internet access
  • Meditation room and chaplain services for emotional and spiritual support



We are located at:
151 W. Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH  45216
Phone:  513-418-2500

151 West Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45216

Phone: (513) 418-2500

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