48th Tikkun Olam Award to Herzog Hospital
Sarah Herzog Hospital, established in 1894 is Israel’s foremost center for geriatric, respiratory, mental health and psychotrauma care, treatment and research. With 330 beds, Herzog Hospital is the third largest hospital in Jerusalem. Today the Hospital specializes in the full range of problems associated with aging-acute medical problems, physical rehabilitation; Psychogeriatrics; with special emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease; senile dementia; Chronic Respiratory Care; Complex Medical and Nursing Care and Osteoporosis. A special Children’s Chronic Respiratory Care Department provides respiratory care for children ranging in age from three months to 18 years.
The Department of Research has earned an outstanding international recognition in for its work in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders and diseases. The Hospital is in the midst of constructing the new eight floor Edith and Dr. Heinz E. Samson Medical Pavilion which will add 270 much needed beds. Thirty percent of those treated by Herzog Hospital are Holocaust survivors. Approximately 15% of Hospital patients are Arab Muslims or Christians.
For more information about Herzog Hospital and to learn about the departments listed below, click HERE
Division of Geriatrics
Children’s Chronic Respiratory Care Department
The Departments of Psychiatry
The Department of Research
The Community Mental Health
Herzog’s Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma