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The Skilled Swing Bed (SSB) program at OCMH is for patients discharged from acute care at OCMH or another high level of care facility following an acute illness, injury or surgery. These patients may still need time in physical, occupational and/or speech therapy so they can go home safely.

The OCMH Skilled Swing Bed program's goal is to ease the transition from inpatient care to home by providing patients with trained and caring medical professionals right here at OCMH.


How do I qualify for the SSB program at OCMH?

Admission to the OCMH SSB program requires:

  • a minimum of a 3-night stay at OCMH or other hospital

  • acceptance by an OCMH physician

  • Medicare coverage

What are the advantages of the SSB program

  • High quality healthcare with a family touch that our community expects and deserves

  • An easier transition from acute care to home

  • Continuity care provided by your local provider

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