swing bed

swing bed

A hospital bed that can be used either for acute care needs or for skilled nursing as conditions dictate.
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A simple bed rested on one side of the open living area while a handcrafted swing bed was used for a sofa on the other.
The beds (some or all) can be used for either inpatient acute care or long-term (swing bed) care services.
"She has become such a huge tree spreading soothing shade to the people around her," commented Zulfiqar Dharejo as his wife, draped in a traditional printed Sindhi shawl, rocked gently on a nearby swing bed in their sparse drawing room, hung with more guns.
'She has become such a huge tree spreading soothing shade to the people around her,' commented Zulfiqar Dharejo as his wife, draped in a traditional printed Sindhi shawl, rocked gently on a nearby swing bed in their sparse drawing room, hung with more guns.
If you hang your swing bed from a tree branch, be sure to inspect the tree's health and research some quality load-bearing knots.
The current gap of utilization includes the lack of knowledge by ACHs of the accessible swing bed services offered by CAHs.
Performance indicators of hospital consist of bed occupancy rate; mortality rate; average length of patient stay, hospital-bed turnover, hospital swing bed [8].
Judges were impressed by its integration of natural courtyards and daylight, its arrangement of "onstage" (patient-facing) and "offstage" (service/business) corridors, and its "great swing bed zone between units," a feature that will help the facility deal with wide swings in patient census.
The objective of the project was to create more pre- and postsurgery bays within the existing space, which was accomplished in part through a "swing bed" concept.
Hospitals must be a certain distance from a major medical center, they can only have so many licensed acute care beds (I think less than 25), some beds can be used for "swing bed" status (similar to Medicare skilled) and have "an agreement" with a larger hospital for transferring seriously ill patients etc ...
The SNF prospective payment system did not affect swing bed payments until the cost reporting period on or after July 1, 2002, and critical access hospitals remain exempt from the new payment system.
The requirements for participation in the earlier programs were more restrictive, as RPCHs were permitted a maximum of only 6 acute care beds (12 if they were approved for swing bed use), and their patients had either to be discharged or stabilized and transferred within 72 hours of admission (Federal Register, 1993).