Hospital Kloster Grafschaft Schmallenberg
The Hospital Kloster Grafschaft Schmallenberg is a leading medical facility, which provides both diagnostics and treatment of the full range of respiratory diseases. The hospital's key focuses include the treatment of diseases of the lungs and other respiratory organs, allergies, sleep-related breathing disorders, as well as the weaning of patients from mechanical ventilation.
The history of the hospital dates back to 1950. At that time, it had the status of a sanatorium for the patients with sarcoidosis. Over time, a new building was erected. There were opened the Departments of Pulmonology, Allergology, Sleep Medicine and others. Since April 2012, the medical facility has been an Academic Hospital of the Philipps University of Marburg, which provides access to innovative treatment methods. Today, the hospital is the largest highly specialized Weaning Center in Germany.
The hospital has 200 beds. The medical facility is distinguished by an excellent technical base, while the treatment is based on the use of modern therapeutic methods, the effectiveness of which has been confirmed by evidence-based medicine. It is noteworthy that the hospital has a helipad, thanks to which patients in critical condition can be freely delivered here.
The hospital annually provides treatment to about 7,000 inpatients and to more than 16,000 outpatients. Many patients with pulmonary diseases come from foreign countries, since the hospital enjoys a reputation as one of the best highly specialized centers of this kind in Germany. The patients' health is in the safe hands of a highly qualified team consisting of more than 480 employees. The doctors and nursing staff regularly attend advanced training courses to keep pace with medical innovations. During the treatment, the specialists strive to create maximum comfort and a pleasant atmosphere for each patient.
The exceptional quality of medical services in the hospital is confirmed by prestigious certificates, including DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certificate, LGA InterCert certificate, WIESO CERT certificate, DAkkS certificate and others.
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The patients of the Hospital Kloster Grafschaft Schmallenberg live in cozy single and double rooms equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable hospital stay. The standard room furnishings include an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table with a pull-out tray, a wardrobe, a TV and a telephone. Wi-Fi access is also available in each patient room. The rooms have an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet.
If desired, patients can live in enhanced-comfort rooms with a more refined design, upholstered furniture, a safe for storing valuables and a mini fridge.
Smoking is prohibited in the hospital. The patients can smoke only in a specially equipped glass pavilion located on the right side of the main entrance.
Meals and Menus
The patient and the accompanying person are offered a tasty and balanced three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. If for some reason you do not eat all the foods, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to treatment.
There is also a cafeteria on the ground floor of the hospital, which offers a wide range of salads, snacks, sweets, pastries, ice cream, hot and cold drinks. The cafeteria also sells fresh newspapers and magazines, toiletries.
Standard rooms include:
The religious services are available upon request.
During the inpatient program, the accompanying person can stay with the patient in a patient room or at a hotel of his choice. Our managers will help you choose the most suitable option.
During the outpatient program, the patient can stay at a hotel of his choice. Our managers will help you choose the most suitable option.
Schmallenberg is a picturesque spa town in North Rhine-Westphalia. The town is located in the Sauerland mountain range, on the banks of the Lenne River. Schmallenberg is famous as the economic and cultural center of the region. This place is ideal for those who are tired of the hustle and bustle of big cities and want to enjoy the calmness, beautiful nature, and feel the local charm of Germany.
The town has many historical monuments, the most significant of which are the Rappelstein Castle Ruins and the Grafschaft Abbey. One should definitely visit the Archers' Square, which annually hosts the Archery Festival. The festival takes place in spring or summer and lasts four days. At this time, the residents of the town and its guests can watch archery competitions. One can hear cheerful folk music in the town, people are dancing and having fun. The Schmallenberg's Town Festival, which is usually held in August, will also leave unforgettable experiences.
Many guests of Schmallenberg come here for the beautiful natural landscapes and hiking on specially prepared trails, which run through forests, mountains and valleys. After outdoor activities and sightseeing, tourists are happy to visit cozy cafes and restaurants to taste delicious German dishes and specialties of the region.