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Swing Bed Skilled Care

The Sabetha Community Hospital understands that time is of the essence, especially when you or a loved one is recovering from illness, surgery or an accident. At some point in your recovery, acute hospital care is no longer necessary; however, you may not be physically ready to go home. The SCH Swing Bed skilled care program may be the step that will help meet your health care needs.

The Sabetha Community Hospital Swing Bed program is designed to serve as a transition between acute hospital care and discharge to home, home health or long-term care setting. Swing bed services help patients:

  • Recovery from repeated hospitalization
  • Recovery after a major accident or stroke
  • IV therapy
  • End of life care
  • Recover from major surgery, joint replacement, vascular or abdominal procedures

Other Services offered as part of the Swing Bed Skilled Care Program:

  • Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services
  • Home Health and Hospice available upon discharge
  • Registered Pharmacist
  • Specialty Physician clinics
  • Patient lift system for patient comfort and safety
  • Family and friend meals
  • Reunions and card group accommodations upon request
  • Daily activities and nightly back massages
  • Dialysis nearby with transportation provided
  • Electronic medical records
  • Hospital Healing garden
  • Volunteers providing activities

For more information about the Swing Bed Program at the Sabetha Community Hospital contact:

Chris Horn, BSN, RN
Director of Swing Bed Services
785-284-2121

Jean Ann Holland, LBSW
Social Services
785-284-1547

SCH Rehabilitation Department
785-284-1537

The Sabetha Community Hospital is dedicated to improving the quality of health and care to our communities. Click here to learn more about one of our other services.