Swing Bed Care

As a critical access hospital, Potomac Valley Hospital is able to provide Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) level care. Local patients may find comfort in the additional skilled care and extra time to heal before returning home. Swing Bed care includes nursing care, daily therapy, and treatment to restore the patient’s ability to perform daily living activities.

Patients may benefit from Swing Bed care if:

  • They are recovering from major surgery
  • They are recovering from joint replacement
  • They are recovering from a major accident or stroke
  • They need extended IV medications
  • They have wounds that need special care

Swing Bed care team:

  • Patient and family
  • Physician
  • Nurses
  • Dietitian
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Wound care nurses