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Swing Bed Services

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Qualifications for Swing Bed Services

Patients are evaluated and admitted for Swing Bed care based on their medical and physical needs. Once it is determined that Swing Bed care is appropriate, qualifications include (but not limited to):

  • Qualifying 3-day in patient hospital stay (for most insurance providers)
  • Documented need for further nursing and therapy services
  • Patients who require long term IV therapy services
  • Wound care

Services Offered

While each patient's care is unique to their situation and treatment plan, our team consists of professionals from a variety of clinical areas including:

  • Primary physician or hospitalist
  • 24/7 hospital-trained nursing staff
  • Physical, Occupational, Respiratory and Speech therapy
  • Dietitian
  • Pharmacist
  • Personalized activities
  • Ministerial services

Discharge Criteria

  • Specific goals have been met
  • Established safe transitional plan for home
  • Achieved maximum benefits of skilled nursing per therapy
  • Changes in patient's needs or level of care
  • Required home medical equipment needs arranged