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HackensackUMC Mountainside's Transitional Care Unit

The Transitional Care Unit at HackensackUMC Mountainside offers the compassion and expertise to help get you on the road to recovery. The unit is one of only six in the state and specializes in short-term rehabilitation that is limited to no longer than eight days.


Staffed by a skilled team of board-certified physicians and health professionals, the Transitional Care Unit serves as a bridge between hospital and home. The goal is to provide a smooth transition from one level of care to the next, as patients recover from an injury, illness or surgery. Whether you are coming to HackensackUMC Mountainside from another hospital or are currently one of our own patients, our specialists will communicate carefully with your personal physician about your care and progress throughout your stay and upon discharge.