McLaren Bay Special Care
About McLaren Bay Special Care

McLaren Bay Special Care Overview

McLaren Bay Special Care is a 31-bed long-term acute care hospital located in Bay City, Michigan specializing in the care and treatment of patients with complex medical needs, including a ventilator weaning program, that require lengths of stay greater than 25 days. The experienced staff are highly trained and use a team approach to provide intensive, individualized treatment. The hospital is licensed by the Michigan Department of Community Health and is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Patients admitted to McLaren Bay Special Care are usually too ill to utilize other types of care, require a doctor’s care every day, or need rehabilitation at a slower pace. Long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs), like McLaren Bay Special Care, offer intense medical interventions such as:

  • Ventilator weaning
  • Tracheostomy-complex COPD care
  • Cardiac monitoring/telemetry
  • On-site radiation oncology
  • On-site hemodialysis
  • Complex wound management
  • Long-term IV antibiotics
  • Complex orthopedics

Our Mission:

McLaren Health Care will be the best value in health care as defined by quality outcomes and cost.

Our Vision:

McLaren will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of health care services to the communities we serve.

What our patients can expect

Located off I-75 in Bay City, Michigan, McLaren Bay Special Care is centrally located to serve patients and families across the state. Patients at McLaren Bay Special Care can expect:

  • Spacious private rooms
  • A unique, individualized plan of care developed by a multidisciplinary team
  • Around-the-clock on-site medical coverage
  • Complex medical services, diagnostics, and therapy

To make a referral:

Healthcare providers may contact the McLaren Bay Special Care case management office to make a referral. A case manager will complete a patient evaluation to determine if LTACH admission is appropriate.

Contact McLaren Bay Special Care

Referral Phone Line
Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Office: (989) 667-6828

Referral Fax Line
Fax: (989) 667-6223

Awards & Accreditations

McLaren Bay Special Care has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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