Diagnostic, surgical or therapeutic services may require patients to be admitted to the hospital. A hospital setting provides the monitoring, equipment and around-the-clock staffing needed for these services.
Inpatient services are provided to patients needing medical or surgical care, typically requiring a stay greater than 24-hours.
Similar to Inpatient care, Outpatient/Observation care is provided to patients needing medical or surgical care, that require a less than 24-hour stay.
At Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital your health care team may include a physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner, a Hospitalist physician, and a well trained nursing staff including ACLS and PALS certified RNs.
Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital’s Swing Bed Program is designed to provide skilled nursing and therapy care to those who are in transition from their recovery after illness, injury, or surgery.
At Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, our team of therapists and nurses provide hands-on support to help patients relearn basic activities to recuperate and regain their maximum level of independence.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR SWING BED CARE?
The Patient must be covered under Medicare and have been admitted: