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) 354-6354 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 of 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 qualifies for Swing Bed Transitional Care?

Swing Bed Transitional Care is designed for patients recovering from surgery, stroke, pneumonia, COPC, cardiac conditions, infections, fall injuries, joint replacement, or needing
specialized wound care, IV therapy, and more. Swing Bed patients must be admitted to the program directly following a minimum 3-day acute care hospital stay. Contact the Teton Valley
Health Swing Bed Transitional Care team at (208) 354-6354 either prior to or during your hospital stay to verify eligibility.

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. Call (208) 354-6354 with questions or for more information!


Call (208) 354-6354 with questions or for more information!