Swing Bed Program

    An option for Rehabilitation close to home with

    Clay County Hospital "Home away from Home" Swing Bed Program





    Need to be closer to home?
    Want to return home, but not quite ready?
    Have you been hospitalized for an illness, injury, stroke, surgery?
    Planning on joint replacement surgery?

    Clay County Hospital can help!

    Our Swing Bed Program allows a short term stay following hospitalization. Qualifications include Swing Bed Stay must be related to recent hospitalization. You must need Skilled Nursing Service or Skilled Rehabilitation. Call our Care/Swingbed/Discharge Planner Coordinator: Susan Williams, SW at 256-354-1171 and/or Care/Swingbed/ Discharge Planner Coordinator: Angie Caldwell, RN at 256-354-1155.

    We provide the following services:
    • Licensed Social Worker
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Respiratory Therapy
    • Registered Nurse 24/7
    • Wound Care
    • Patient Education
    • Certified Dietary Manager
    • On Call Dietician
    • Onsite Pharmacy
    • Physician for Swing Bed
    • TV
    • Telephone
    • Discharge Planning (equipment, home health, outpatient follow-up appointments)
    • Activities available: Bingo, Holiday Themes, Trivia, Cards and Sudoku, Word Searches

    Tell your Doctor that you want to come home...
    • Following surgery
    • For strengthening
    • For wound care
    • To be closer to family and friends

    On behalf of Clay County Hospital Swing Bed Program and Education Services, we would like to credit our New Name "Home Away From Home" to Ms. Lydia Lett. Ms. Lett is a student in our Health Science Program, taught by Mrs. Lennie Luker, RN.