Whether hospitalized at Abbeville Area Medical Center or at another hospital, our Swing Bed Rehabilitation program is open to any qualifying patient who wishes to transfer here for care. The program enables patients to stay in the hospital setting when speech, occupational or physical therapy, nursing, wound or respiratory care is needed.
Criteria for admission into Swing Bed Rehab is dependent upon approval by insurance. A physician referral is also required along with acceptance by a multidisciplinary team that includes a physician, case manager, therapists and nursing staff.
Patients from other hospitals are also eligible for admission into the program, allowing the added benefit of receiving continued care near family, friends and other local support.
- Orthopedic injuries, including joint repair or replacement
- Wounds that are not healing well
- Reconditioning following surgery or a hospital stay
- Intravenous (IV) therapy (including long term IV therapy)
- Management of congestive heart failure, cancer or other chronic health conditions
- Respiratory problems
- Stroke/cerebral vascular accident
During your stay our skilled, compassionate staff will create treatment plans based on best-practice standards, as well as the specific needs of patients and their family members.
As an added benefit, physical therapy is offered seven days a week. And, because our program is located within our hospital, we also have access to a physician every day if needed.
Ultimately, our goal is to help you heal and build strength, so you can gain independence and get back to your life. During your stay, you will be encouraged to wear your own clothing and bring photos or mementos from home. When you’re not receiving medical treatment, you are welcome to visit with friends and family, participate in activities or simply rest. Physical, speech and occupational therapists, nurses, case managers and respiratory care staff will work with you and your family in setting short and long-term goals. Appropriate equipment will be made available to suit your individual needs.
Our facility also features an Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Suite. The space is designed to be similar to kitchen and laundry areas found in a home, complete with cabinets, range, microwave, cooking utensils and sink as well as a washer and dryer.
Swing Bed Rehabilitation patients also have access to an Activities of Daily Living (ADL) suite that includes a full kitchen and laundry area. This unique, specialized area allows therapists to work with the patient on basic living skills like the ability to do their own laundry, reach needed items in kitchen cabinets and prepare simple meals. The ADL suite also helps the therapist determine what equipment needs to be provided and what skills need to be improved for the patient to return to their home environment and safely care for themselves.
Each patient makes progress based on individual medical needs and potential. The multidisciplinary team will continuously monitor your progress and evaluate goals until they determine you are ready for discharge.
You may be referred to home health or outpatient rehabilitative services for additional therapies to help your long term recovery goals.
We encourage family and friends to visit you while you are in the hospital for your rehab. Regular visiting hours are from 8:00am–8:00pm.
Medicare and most private insurance plans are accepted.
If you need more information or have questions about the Inpatient Rehabilitation program please contact us at (864) 366-3264.