Acute CareWe are proud to offer quality in-patient services when short acute care or long term rehabilitation is necessary. Our providers are committed to continuous quality and compassionate health care, right here in your own neighborhood, on the shores of the St. Lawrence River.
With the availability of our many on-site diagnostic testing and therapy services, the Acute Care unit consists of 24 beds. Patients who are acutely ill may be admitted to these beds. Many diagnostic ancillary services are also available on-site to provide more efficient inpatient care. Medical care is provided by physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Our compassionate staff provide individualized and personal care for each patient.
We are proud to offer quality in-patient services when short acute care or long term rehabilitation is necessary. Our providers are committed to continuous quality and compassionate health care, right here in your own neighborhood, on the shores of the St. Lawrence River.
Who qualifies for swing bed program?
- Patients needing to regain strength and mobility after an illness or injury, but no longer require an acute care setting
- Patients that need rehabilitation after orthopedic surgery
- Patients requiring further care to help them achieve their optimum level of strength and wellness prior to entering a residential facility
River Hospital has a caring, energetic and involved team that includes:
- Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners
- Registered Nurses/Licensed Practical Nurses
- Swing Bed Coordinators
- Social Worker
- Physical Therapists
- Respiratory Therapists
- Activities Coordinator
Our Swing Bed Program includes the patient and family in weekly team meetings to discuss their progress and plan of care, including discharge.
You or your family can contact our swing bed coordinators for more information on our program and help with information on insurance qualifications and coverage by calling (315) 482-1140 or (315) 482-1197.
River Hospital can also provide short term respite care on our Sub Acute rehab unit. This is a self- pay service and patients will be accepted on a case to case basis, based on a review of the patient’s needs. Please call for more information.
Respite Care services are short-term care services provided due to absence or need for relief of the family member(s) or primary caregiver.
The caregivers' needs are often unrecognized and unaddressed. Caregivers are at risk for fatigue, burnout and decline in their own physical and mental health.
River Hospital is able to offer Respite Care to provide caregivers a well-deserved rest, for up to two weeks. Respite Care is not generally covered by insurances but is self-pay. This contract is for reasonable rates to provide caregivers with peace of mind that their loved ones are well cared for.
For more information contact Kelly Schnauber at 315.482.1140 or Laura Paquette at 315.482.1197.