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Marion General's Swing Bed Unit - Forrest Health
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    Marion General's Swing Bed Unit

    Marion General's Swing Bed program provides continued care in the following areas, allowing you to stay close to home for your recovery:

    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech Therapy
    • Therapeutic Recreation
    • 24-hour Nursing Care 

    Services and Features

    • Activities offered daily for residents.
    • Private rooms with bathrooms, showers and flat screen televisions
    • Therapy gym located on the second floor. 
    • Activity room available to all patients, 24-hours a day. 
    • Social worker available to assist with discharge planning needs, such as: 
      • Home health, extended care facilities
      • Assisted living facilities
      • Durable medical equipment needs
      • Home or outpatient therapies
    • Pharmacists available to assist residents with questions regarding their medications. 
    • Recreational Therapy provided to residents that could benefit from additional therapeutic services to improve their overall quality of life. 
    • Nutritionist consultation for each patient upon admission and as needed throughout their stay to assess any nutritional needs
    • Average length of stay can be from five to 20+ days. 

    Patient Qualifications

    • Residents must have had three consecutive midnights of inpatient acute care within the last 30 days during a hospital stay and must require skilled nursing or skilled therapy. 
    • The resident's physician must certify that the resident requires these skilled services. 

    Medicare Coverage

    Medicare covers the first 20 days at 100 percent, depending on the resident's participation in therapies. 

    Contact Us

    To learn more about the Swing Bed Unit at Marion General Hospital, please contact us at 601-740-2063 or 601-740-2112.

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