Swing Bed Program Services

ServicesBH Swing Bed Room


The Bridgton Hospital Swing Bed Program was created to help inpatients as they transition from acute care for an illness or surgery to returning home. Our services include:
  • Swing Bed medical director and providers on site 24 hours a day
  • Physical and occupational therapy provided 7 days a week
  • Speech therapy provided up to 5 days a week
  • Lab, X-ray, pharmacy, and other services available on site
  • Access to Central Maine Medical Group's extensive network of medical specialists
  • Case Management team to assist in locating resources and preparing you for discharge Private rooms with private baths, including a shower stall
  • Cable TV, telephone, and free Internet access

Who should consider Bridgton Hospital's Swing Bed Program?

Many patients can benefit from this service. Here are just a few of the patient needs that we address in our program:

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation for fractures and joint replacement
  • Infusion therapy (IV)
  • Bariatric rehabilitation
  • Wound care management with a Certified Wound Nurse
  • Post-surgical/post-trauma care
  • Neurological rehabilitation for strokes and progressive conditions
  • Reconditioning and rehabilitation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or congestive heart failure
  • Reconditioning and rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass surgery
  • End of life care (comfort care)