Capitol View Transitional Care Center
Capitol View Transitional Care Center: Intensive rehabilitation to get you home
When you need care after a surgery or hospital stay, the team at Capitol View Transitional Care Center is here to help. We’re a 32-bed transitional care unit located in St. Paul that specializes in intensive, short-term rehabilitation. During your time with us, we’ll provide inpatient therapy and nursing care designed to help you transition back to your home and into your community.
Our care team works together to form rehabilitation plans tailored to the individual needs of our patients. Based on your unique needs, you might work with registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, nursing assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists or a registered dietitian.
We accept patients from all hospitals, clinics and homes. We’ll partner with you and your family to help you live as independently as possible.
Capitol View Transitional Care Center is part of the HealthPartners family of care. We’re located inside Regions Hospital, but we are a separate nonprofit organization.
Resources at our transitional care unit
You’ll get access to the resources you need when you need them, including:
- An onsite HealthPartners doctor and nurse practitioner team five days a week
- Physical and occupational therapy seven days a week
- Access to Regions Hospital café, chapel, gift shop and other amenities
- Free Wi-Fi and parking
- Private rooms, for an additional charge
We’ll provide intensive rehabilitation to help you recover the skills and abilities you need to go home as quickly and safely as possible. Depending on your needs, you may have intensive physical, occupational and speech therapy 2-3 hours a day, up to seven days a week. Most patients stay with us for about two weeks.
During your stay at our transitional care center, you’ll have a dedicated team, including registered nurses, social workers, dietitians, and occupational, physical and speech therapists. We’ll help you prepare to go home, build your confidence and be self-sufficient.
Once you’re home, it’s our goal to help you stay there. We’ll set up any home health care or outpatient therapy you may need to continue your recovery and maximize your independence.
What makes Capitol View Transitional Care Center different
The quality of care at Capitol View Transitional Care Center sets us apart from other transitional care units or skilled nursing facilities. We provide a comprehensive level of care and give you the dedicated support you need to recover. Our commitment to our patients is clear:
- Only 8% of Capitol View Transitional Care Center patients return to the hospital unplanned. Other transitional care facilities have a 27% readmission rate.
- Our patient satisfaction score is 97%. Many patients return if they need transitional care for another illness, injury or procedure.
- We have a high staff-to-patient ratio (three to four times higher than the average skilled nursing facility).
Compare your transitional care options
See how Capitol View Transitional Care Center compares to other transitional care units. Use the Medicare.gov nursing home compare tool.
Donate to the Capitol View Transitional Care Center
Your gift helps us buy new and upgraded equipment, as well as provide free care services that aren’t covered by insurance. Regions Hospital Foundation manages all charitable gifts supporting Capitol View. Please designate Capitol View Transitional Care Center when making your gift.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
We take patients on a first come, first served basis. You’re not able to reserve a bed at our transitional care center in advance.
Yes, private rooms are available at Capitol View Transitional Care Center for an extra cost. If you want to learn more about private room pricing and availability, call us at
We accept most health insurance plans, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, CIGNA, HealthPartners, Medica, Medicare, PreferredOne and many others.
Not sure what your insurance covers? Call the number on the back of your card for help looking at your options.
Don’t have your card in front of you? Here are member services numbers to help you get started:
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota:
800-244-6224(insurance through work); 866-494-2111(insurance directly or through the Exchange)
- Medicare: 1-800-MEDICARE (
763-847-4477(in the Twin Cities); 800-997-1750(outside the metro area)
- United Healthcare: