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Getting You Closer to Home

Extended Care Conveniently Closer to Home

Following a hospital stay related to surgery, injury, stroke, or illness, some patients require additional care to reach an ideal level of strength and wellness before returning home. Baptist's Swing Bed Program helps patients achieve this goal through skilled nursing care and rehabilitation.

Patients receive continuous care from a caring and compassionate nursing staff. Daily activities are also planned to meet each patient's interests.

Gain the Independence You Desire With Individualized Care

Baptist's expert team works with each patient to create a unique, multi-disciplinary treatment plan. We'll help you gain strength and independence you desire before returning to your home and family.

Daily therapy is centered on self-care and body strengthening, which will help you prepare for returning home. Our team's treatment plan focuses on helping you reach your optimal level of activity.

Every effort is focused on independence. As a Swing Bed patient, you will be encouraged to do as much as you can for yourself.

All the Benefits of a Hospital

We Offer You:

  • Private Room
  • 24-Hour Licensed Nurses on Duty
  • Weekly Visit by Physician or When Need Arises
  • Individualized Care Plan
  • Onsite Lab, Pharmacy and X-Ray

Rehabilitation Services:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Pain Management
  • Podiatry Care (available at select locations)

Centrally Located for Your Convenience


Baptist Medical Center Attala
220 Highway 12 West
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-739-3586

Baptist Medical Center Leake
1100 Highway 16
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-1189

Baptist Medical Center Yazoo
823 Grand Avenue
Yazoo City, MS 39194
662-571-2120 

Swing Bed Referral Process is Easy

Your healthcare provider simply provides the following basic information to our coordinator:

  • History and Physical
  • Demographics
  • Progress Notes
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Current Lab Work
  • Current Medications
  • Graphic Sheet
  • PT, OT, and ST Evaluation and Notes

We Take it From There!

Contact Sam Lewis, regional Swing Bed Coordinator, for instructions on where to send patient information.

Sam Lewis, RN, BSN
Regional Swing Bed Coordinator
601-942-7589
Fax: 601-973-1585 

1-800-948-6262

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