Return home healthier and stronger

 What is Skilled Nursing Care?

Teton Valley Health Care’s Swing Bed Program offers post-acute patients full-time skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services prior to being discharged home or to a long term care facility. This Includes, but Is not limited to, wound care, respiratory support and physical conditioning.

Common Diagnoses leading to this type of care:

• Stroke
• Pneumonia
• Cardiac Conditions
• Post-surgical rehabilitation
• Infections
• Fall Injuries

Program Requirements:

• Three-day qualifying Inpatient hospital stay
• Dally skilled nursing care requirement
• Regular improvement for rehabilitation patients
• Cooperation and participation in prescribed therapies

Why Teton Valley Hospital?

• Evidence shows Improved patient healing and outcomes with post-acute skilled care and rehabilitation prior to   discharge.
• Receive the advanced care you would at a large facility In a small, proficient and quiet hospital
• Excellent patient to licensed nurse ratio: 2-3:1
• Closer to home for Teton Valley residents and convenient for family members: 70 miles to Idaho Falls, 48 miles to     Rexburg and 33 miles to Jackson, Wyoming.
• 24hr provider coverage, medical Imaging & laboratory.
• Occupational, speech and physical therapies.
• On-site dietary evaluation and education with individualized meal plans.
• Flexible visiting hours and a comfortable quiet environment for healing.
• Follow-up care Is planned and scheduled to reduce stress on the patient and family before discharge.

How long does a patient need Skilled Nursing Care?

1-2 weeks Is a typical stay before discharge to home or another living situation. Treatment Is Individualized and length of stay depends on a patient’s Improvement of physical ability.

How much does it cost?

Skilled Nursing Care and Swing Bed are typically covered by Medicare Part A and many other private Insurances. Ask our financial counselor about coverage details.


The Business Office will be moving to the former Cache Clinic, located at 852 Valley Centre Drive, in Driggs effective September 11, 2023.
Please be patient with us during this transition which will be taking place the week of September 4—8th. We will try to be as responsive as possible during this move.

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm by phone
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm for in person appointments

The Business Office will no longer be closed from 12-1:00 pm for lunch.