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The Swing Bed Program at Schleicher County Medical Center is for Medicare patients discharged from Schleicher or any other hospital following an acute illness, injury or surgery, and who still need additional time and physical therapy to heal and strengthen before going home.
The program eases the transition from acute care to home by providing patients with access to highly trained and caring medical professionals right here in Eldorado! Medicare patients eligible for swing bed care typically require one or more of the following:
To qualify for the Swing Bed Program, patients must meet the following guidelines:
After approval from our medical staff and coordinator, we accept Swing Bed patients seven days a week. Discharge planners should contact the Swing Bed Coordinator at 325-853-2507.