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Swing Bed Care

West Holt Memorial Hospital is committed to providing a healing and caring environment for our patients close to home.

About our Swing Bed Services
If you find yourself or a loved one is needing time to recover from a surgery, illness or injury, our swing bed care at West Holt Medical Services may be right for you.

Our swing bed services provide short-term, comprehensive care in a hospital setting, giving you easy access to skilled nursing and therapy care. As a swing bed patient, you will be encouraged to do as much as you can for yourself.

Experienced Team
Our experienced team of healthcare providers will work closely with you and your family to establish an individualized recovery plan that meets your needs and assists you in regaining your mobility and independence.

Healthcare Providers coordinate your care and make weekly visits.
Nurses assess and closely monitor your progress, dispense medication and provide treatment.
Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists help you regain your optimal level of functioning.
Dietician consultation on every admission.
Social Worker assists with emotional support and discharge planning.
Pharmacy staff reviews medications and provides education.
Respiratory Care administers treatments and pulmonary care.

Admission Requirements

For Medicare coverage, you must have a three-night acute care hospital stay within the last 30 days.
Must have a skilled need (occupational therapy, physical therapy or skilled nursing).
Willingness to participate in an active medical and physical program based on your needs.

Why Choose Us

  • Close to home
  • Experienced Registered Nurses available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • High nurse to patient ratio
  • Active case management and discharge planning process
  • Individualized recovery plan of care and discharge goals
  • In-house physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and respiratory care
  • In-house diagnostic imaging, laboratory, pharmacy and dietician  
  • Home safety evaluation by our occupational therapist prior to returning home
  • We foster a home-like experience by encouraging you to dress in your own clothes and participate in activities of daily living