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Transitional Care (Swing Bed)

Kirby Medical Center In-Patient Care

Designed for patients who are unable to return home immediately following a major illness or surgery, Kirby’s Transitional Care (also known as Skilled Nursing or Swing Bed) provides patients with individualized attention from a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team consisting of:

  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists

Kirby’s Transitional Care provides a viable alternative to a long-term care facility, such as a nursing home. Through our service, patients receive exceptional skilled care with an emphasis on maximizing health and rehabilitation potential. Our primary objective is to assist patients and their families in meeting their individual goals, whether it is to return home or transition to a new living environment. The scope of service available includes:

  • Skilled Nursing Care for Wounds, IV Therapy, etc.
  • Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Social Services and Activities
  • Ancillary Services (lab, imaging, respiratory therapy)
  • Discharge Planning