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Swing Bed Program / Palliative Care

therapist and patientWhat is a Swing Bed Program?

The Swing Bed Program provides temporary care in a hospital setting for a variety of patients who need care after hospitalization for an acute problem. If your condition has stabilized, but you are not ready to go home yet, you may be eligible for the Swing Bed Program at Margaretville Hospital.

Whether you need five days or five weeks of recovery time, Margaretville Hospital has a dedicated, experienced and compassionate staff ready to help you get back home.

To learn more, please call Margaretville Hospital at 845.586.2631.

  • Weekly meetings involving patient, family, physician and staff discussing progress and updates.
  • Receive the best care in a hospital setting by utilizing the hospital staff, services and beds.
  • Comprehensive physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy services, staffed with licensed professionals working in a newly remodeled department.
  • Individualized activities
  • A wide variety of respiratory services
  • Effective pain control
  • Detailed discharge planning
  • IV Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Post-orthopedic Surgery Care
  • Pain Management
  • Reconditioning
  • Artificial Feeding

Margaretville Hospital’s Swing Bed Program can be especially valuable to you because it can help you control your patient’s length of stay, as well as provide:

  • A simple admission process
  • Rapid discharges
  • Flexible admissions

Margaretville Hospital
42084 State Highway 28
Margaretville, NY 12455
Phone: 845.586.2631

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