Patient Services,

Departments & Programs,UW Medical Foundation,Patient Resources,Social Work Services Quick Guide,Social Work Manual,Discharge Planning and Referrals

Nursing Homes and Swing Beds

Nursing Homes and Swing Beds - Departments & Programs, UW Medical Foundation, Patient Resources, Social Work Services Quick Guide, Social Work Manual, Discharge Planning and Referrals


Nursing Homes are generally free-standing facilities in which patients may receive short term skilled nursing care or long-term intermediate care.

Swing Beds are generally beds within rural hospitals that can "swing" between acute care and very short term skilled nursing care.



Facilities and Contacts

Attic Angels

SNF Bariatric Patients

Swing Beds in WI

Forms and Guides

Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care

Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare

Nursing Homes - Wisconsin DHS

Placing Minors in SNFs

What Happens To My SSI Benefits If I Go Into A Nursing Home Or Hospital?

WI Level I Screen/PASARR Screen