Swing Bed Program
Patient education is provided by skilled nurses and rehabilitation professionals to meet the patients needs and to promote their return to independence in the community with support. This allows our patients to progress to another level of care. Our Swing Bed Unit provides quality skilled nursing and skilled rehabilitation services.
Respiratory therapy, IV therapy, Physical therapy, Speech therapy, Occupational therapy. PCH Early also has a Certified Diabetes Educator on staff.
Examples of diagnosis that meet swing bed criteria
Stroke recovery, Diabetes, Rehabilitation following major surgical procedures, such as hip or knee replacement, Pain management in terminal illness Amputations, traumatic injuries, Conditions requiring IV therapy, wound care.
Radiology plays a critical diagnostic role in the treatment of patients. That is why at PCH of Early we offer a full-range of services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer General Radiology, CAT scans, MRI's, Ultrasounds, and Echocardiograms and Mammograms.
Laboratory offers the latest technology in laboratory testing to help people live longer, healthier lives. A large venue of tests can be ordered by your physicians, with results delivered in a timely, efficient manner.
Our 9 bed unit enables adults 65 or older, with emotional or mental health care needs, to improve their daily functioning and quality of life. Sojourners provides a free assessment to determine an individual's symptoms and make recommendations for treatment. With a therapeutic community philosophy, our patients and their families participate in their care. Individuals learn to better understand themselves and to accept responsibility for their own well-being. Each day, they participate in a range of goal-oriented individual and group therapeutic activities that help older adults develop needed life skills. By practicing coping skills, learned in the program, individuals are able to make necessary changes prior to returning to their home environment.
For more information or to refer a loved one please contact:
Kathy Strickland, R.N., Senior Care Director