Our hospital provides the following medical services.
Behavioral Health Services
The ability to cope with the normal stresses of life can sometimes become
overwhelming and may interfere with an individual's ability to be
happy, productive and contribute to the community. When this happens,
there may be changes in behavior such as confusion, depression, mood swings,
withdrawal from others and suicidal tendencies.
In many cases, the true cause of these changes may be medically related
– and treatable.
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital offers an inpatient behavioral health
program that address both the medical and psychosocial aspects of behavioral
Services for our mature, adult patients include:
- Comprehensive medical and psychiatric assessment on admission
- Group therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Physical and Recreational therapy
- Patient education
- Extensive discharge planning and follow up
Referrals to our program can be made by individuals in need of our services,
family members, physicians, clergy, community agencies, nursing homes
or other adult living facilities / communities.
For more information or for a free, confidential assessment, please call
(714) 670-6081 or contact us at
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital specializes in some of the latest in-patient
and out-patient surgical techniques including laser surgery, arthroscopy
and laparoscopic procedures.
Wound Healing Center
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital's Wound Healing Center offers a full
range of services for effective wound treatment and management of associated
Please call (714) 670-6195 for any further information.
The Imaging Center at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital offers a full spectrum
of services including the following:
- Diagnostic Radiology/Fluoroscopy
- CT Scans
- Nuclear Medicine
- Cardiac Catheterization
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of
accreditation in computed tomography (CT). The ACR gold seal of accreditation
represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.
Our hospital offers a full clinical laboratory, which provides Point-of
care, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood band, Serology and immunology services.
Our Intensive Care Unit has an 8 – bed capacity with state of the
art monitoring equipment and all new Tech Epic II beds to care for high
Our ICU department is composed of experienced nurses who have advanced
training in critical care treatment. They collaborate with the entire
team (eg. Dedicated Medical Physicians, Pharmacists, designated respiratory
therapists, nutritionists, physical and occupational therapists, case
managers and social workers) to provide effective and high quality care.
The Pharmacy department provides safe, cost effective, comprehensive and
progressive pharmaceutical services of the highest quality in order to
maximize care for patients of all ages. The pharmacy department complies
with the applicable laws and regulations.
Social Services/Case Management
The Case Management Department offers assistance to in-patients who require
help with their discharge plans or whose living arrangement may interfere
with their care or recovery. The Case Management department is made up
of nurses, social workers, and discharge planners.
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital is dedicated to the health and well-being of this community. If you would
like to learn more about Advance Directives or need help developing one,
please contact one of our social workers at (714) 670-7400.
The Respiratory Care Department provides respiratory care services to patients
ranging in age from neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, and adult through
geriatric. We provide a range of services that will meet the varying needs
of patients in a caring and compassionate manner ranging from simple coughing
and deep breathing, to care as complex as life sustaining mechanical ventilation.
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital is participating in a Medicare initiative
called the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. The CJR
model aims to promote quality and financial accountability for care surrounding
lower-extremity joint replacement (LEJR) procedures, commonly referred
to as hip and knee replacements and/or other major leg procedures.