Skilled Swing Bed

When you or a loved one needs extended skilled care after a hospital stay, skilled swing bed at Patterson Health Center is the answer. You’ll be closer to home and your family, cared for by friends and neighbors, with instant access to a network of providers you know and trust.

Even if you first receive surgical or hospital care in another facility, you have a choice! You can transfer to Patterson and move right into our Medicare-approved skilled swing bed program for your rehabilitation and therapy. We will review and approve additional payer sources as well. 

Your doctors, nurses, therapy team, case manager and other health professionals will work together to manage your progress. Excellent patient-to-nurse ratios mean you’ll get the attention you deserve on your journey back to better health.

Patterson’s state-of-the-art patient rooms are spacious enough to allow friends and family to visit frequently. And with local access to cutting-edge therapies and in-demand specialists, you couldn’t be in better hands.

Our Case Management team will work with your insurance company and your referring institution to determine eligibility and ensure a smooth transition to Patterson. Then we work closely with you and your family on your plan of care and next steps.

You may benefit from skilled swing bed care at Patterson if you have had:

  • A stroke
  • ​A heart attack or heart disease
  • Joint surgery or replacement
  • Wounds
  • IV antibiotics
  • Long-term illness

Please call us at be 620-914-1200 to learn more about skilled swing bed care at Patterson.