Swing Bed Transitional Care
After spending time in the hospital, sometimes you need more recovery time in order to return home safely. In these cases, the Swing Bed Transitional Care service at Teton Valley Health will help you prepare for a safe and successful return home. With skilled nursing TLC, personalized care, and the opportunity to recover close to home and family, you will recover more quickly!
Call (208) 354-2383 with questions or for more information!
What is Swing Bed Transitional Care?
Swing Bed Transitional Care helps you return to your home when released from the hospital following a procedure or illness. Additional recovery time and rehabilitation are often needed
before transitioning home. Swing Bed Transitional Care at Teton Valley Health provides 24/7 skilled nursing care and essential therapies to prepare patients for a successful return home
following an inpatient hospitalization. With compassionate care and 7-day per week therapy, patients can heal and gain strength to transition back to their own home safely to enjoy their
daily activities. The average length of stay is 1-2 weeks, but each patient has different needs.
Who pays for Swing Bed Transitional Care?
Swing Bed Transitional Care is generally covered by Medicare Part A or through private insurance. Contact our financial counselor at (208) 354-6354 regarding coverage details.
Why is it called Swing Bed?
The Swing Bed concept allows hospitals in rural areas to offer services for both acute care and rehabilitation care. The hospital can use the same facilities for both types of patients, or “swing”
the use of the room or bed between acute care patients and rehabilitation patients.