Medical Services

Ventilator and Trach Weaning Program

Unique to Mississippi and our neighboring states, we have a very successful ventilator/trach weaning program. We work closely with our referral hospitals, both acute and long term acute care, to wean patients off ventilators.
We have developed a very cohesive team approach to healthcare at FCMH. Our physicians meet daily with all clinical department heads to review our patient's needs and their individual treatment plans. Our nurses work closely with the patients and families to meet all expectations. Our ancillary services (Certified Nursing Assistants, Dietary, Maintenance and Environmental Services) are considered an integral part of our healthcare team. Below are just a few highlights of our program.

  • All Private Rooms

  • 3 meals a day and Laundry service provided for a family member staying with patient

  • 4 to 1 Patient to Nurse ratio

    All Nurses are ACLS, BLS and PALS certified

Swing Bed Unit

Franklin County Memorial Hospital in Meadville MS has an in-hospital Swing Bed/Skilled Nursing Unit. Our swing bed unit is a Medicare only unit, which serves to transition patients from a higher level of care to home or a long-term facility. We evaluate each patient upon referral, and for many patients we will come to the facility in order to determine our ability to treat the patient.
We are focused on ventilator/tracheostomy weaning, although we are a full service unit which provides Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, IV Therapy and Wound Care. We Provide in-patient rehabilitation for hip and knee replacement, as well as wound care vacuum devices for wound healing.

  • Private Room

  • 3 meals a day for a family member staying with patient

  • 4 to 1 Patient to Nurse Ratio

    All Nurses are ACLS, BLS and PALS certified

Wound Care

Franklin County Memorial Hospital Outpatient Wound Care Service is a comprehensive outpatient program designed for patients who may require ongoing medical management of problematic wounds.
Franklin County Memorial Hospital Wound Care Department uses State of the Art equipment including the Misonix Sonic One Ultrasonic Wound Debridement System.
We Strive to provide patients with positive outcomes and restore patients to their optimal level of function.
Our Wound Care Service features personalized assistance and support, including:

  • Wound Care Education for the patient and care giver

  • Assistance with patients in setting up DME equipment

  • Coordination with home health agency staff and follow up with wound care

Oral Surgery

Franklin County Memorial Hospital now offers Oral Surgery Services including: Reconstruction for Dentures, Bone Grafting, TMJ Disorders, Removal of Cysts and Tumors, Oral Pathology, Facial Trauma, Impacted or Erupted Wisdom Teeth Removal and Corrective Jaw Surgery

Digital Radiology for diagnostic purposes

Local and Conscious sedation services

Same day consult and procedure availability

Acute Care Unit

Franklin County Memorial Hospital offers Acute Care and Observation services to provide needed medical treatment for patients who present to our Emergency Room or clinic.  We treat multiple medical conditions including, but not limited to community acquired pneumonia, GI illness, congestive heart failure, genitourinary problems, endocrine disorders, wounds, IV Therapy and other chronic illness.  We also have telemetry monitoring available.  We strive to keep our nurse/patient ratio the lowest possible in order to provide the most personal, hands on care.  We have a healthcare provider in house 24/7 to be available if a need arises.  Our nurses are second to none and genuinely care about our patients like family. We strive to go above and beyond to provide the best possible outcomes in each situation.

    Therapy Services

    We specialize in stroke rehabilitation, joint replacement rehabilitation, rotator cuff rehabilitation, general strengthening, joint/ligament rehabilitation, sprain/strain rehabilitation, and arthritis therapy just to name a few. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is here to assist you with all of your Inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation needs. Let our family help your family. Below are just a few examples of what our Therapy Services offer.

    • Vital Stim-Speech Therapist tool for treating Dysphasia and Dysarthria

    • Hivamat (deep oscillation therapy)

    • Hyberesis (iontophoresis)

      Game Ready ( Ice with vasopneumatic compression)

    Emergency Room Services

    Franklin County Memorial Hospital has a Level IV Trauma Destination Center with 3 Beds. The Franklin County Memorial Hospital Emergency Room works hard every day to provide the community with compassionate, high quality healthcare that is personal and close to home.

    • Staffed 24/7 with Qualified Emergency Room Nurse Practitioners.

    • Offers Emergency Room Tele-Medicine Services

      ALS Ambulance Service is available

      AirMed Service as needed for transport

      All Nurses are ACLS, BLS, PALS and TNCC certified

    PICC Line Services

    Franklin County Memorial Hospital Outpatient PICC Services can provide patients with a complete range of vascular access catheter services.
    Our Team of Registered Nurses are certified in vascular access placement, problem management and educations services.

    • Insertion of peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)

    • Repair of PICC catheters

    • Declotting of PICC catheters

      PICC line placement is confirmed by digital radiology

      PICC line removal

    Journeys (IOP)

    Depression, loneliness, and other negative feelings are a significant problem for older adults. The Journeys Intensive Outpatient Program provides an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals who are dedicated to helping senior citizens meet the challenges of aging. We all hope that our “the golden years” will be good ones. But experiencing the loss of loved ones and the stresses involved with changing physical and mental abilities can be overwhelming at times. A changing lifestyle and increased physical challenges may lead to normal feelings of sadness or distress, but may also indicate emotional/behavioral problems
    Franklin County Memorial Hospital offers this specialized service to assist our senior adults and the families caring for them. We provide individualized care in a warm, supportive atmosphere designed to meet specific needs. Our goal is to equip senior adults with skills and support in order to regain as much personal vitality as possible. We are just a phone call away. You may contact a member of our staff at 601-384-8083, Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm.

    • Tansportation Services are offered for pick up and return back home

    • Group sessions are held 4 days per week from 9:00am to 12:00pm

      Breakfast and lunch are served on site or Lunch can be boxed to take home.

      Scheduling can be done to allow for both home health services and day program attendance.