Swing Bed Care is for patients who are admitted for longer-term medical treatment of an illness or rehabilitation of an injury. A swing bed stay at the hospital can be measured in weeks or months. Services offered to Swing Bed patients at WMC include:
Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours a day.
Physician on call 24 hours a day.
Rehabilitation services, social worker and dietitian services on site. Access to specialty services (orthopedics, podiatrist, rheumatologist,etc...) when providers are in town.
Room amenities include: local calls, internet access, flat-screen television, guest meals (for a small fee and with 2 hours notice), and a generous visitation policy.
Care that is planned around your specific rehabilitation needs.
Professional beautician or barber services (for a fee and with prior arrangements), and daily physical care by Certified Nurse's Assistants.
Daily activities staff.
Day Room with powerlift chairs, outdoor deck access, flat screen television, computer terminal, crafts, and other recreational opportunities.
Daily home-cooked meals tailored to your dietary needs, 24 hour snack service, guest meals (for a small fee, with 2 hours notice).
Full-service laundry and daily housekeeping.
Personal assistive devices as needed.
Free local transportation.