Swing Bed Program in Martin County
The Swing Bed Program is geared toward rebuilding your health by improving your strength and helping you gain the Independence you desire before returning home.
If life has set you back through an illness, injury, or surgery and you find yourself needing a little extra time, The Swing Bed Program may be just what you need. The Swing Bed Program is located within Martin County Hospital, a short 20 minute commute from either Midland or Big Spring, Texas.
Our swing bed program offers:
Acute hospital-based nursing care around the clock with a high nurse to patient ration
Medical and/or physical nursing rehabilitation
In-house physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapy
In-house laboratory, X-Ray/CT Scan, ultrasound, and pharmacy
Access to service from a dietitian, social worker, activity director, and a wound care nurse
PICC line/midline placement and management
Long term IV antibiotic treatment
Hospitalist for weekly visits and as needed
The wound care management program at Martin County Hospital District is designed to help patients who are experiencing acute, chronic, infected or slow healing wounds. With the collaboration of our providers and a certified wound care specialist, we are able to provide an individualized treatment plan of care for each patient and their specific wound care needs. Types of Wounds Treated Include:
Acute Traumatic Wounds
Arterial and Venous Ulcers
Wound Care Treatments May Include:
Wound Vac Therapy
Our ultimate goal is to reach complete healing. However, some wounds require more time than a hospital stay allows. Our exceptional Swing Bed Program offers extended care for patients, allowing them to continue their care on an outpatient basis after being discharged to their own homes.