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Life after Discharge: Seniors with Multiple Chronic Illnesses

Posted by Ruby Cemental on August 22, 2017

wheelchair_hand_senior-LR-3.jpgLife after discharge can be extremely nerve-wracking for seniors with multiple chronic illnesses who do not have the proper support in place before transitioning home. Many seniors have family members that live to far away to help them with their daily needs. Having someone in the home to help with cooking, cleaning, medication reminders, and personal hygiene is often all that is needed to help keep at risk seniors from being readmitted into the hospital during those critical first few weeks after discharge. For those seniors who want to remain home but don't have the support needed to do so safely, working with a home care agency can be a great option. At Caring Senior Service helping seniors remain Healthy, Happy, and Home® is our mission and for us that means helping them stay out of the hospital for avoidable reasons. Our Transitions Services Program is designed to help senior transition home safely after a hospital stay or after being discharged from inpatient rehab. Learn more about our Transition Services Program below.

Caring Senior Service's Transition Services Program includes:

  • Pre-Discharge Home Prep
  • Transportation Home 
  • Pharmacy Med Pick-up
  • Assistance in Scheduling Follow-up Appointments
  • Transportation to Follow-up Appointments 
  • Grocery Shopping 
  • Client Care Consultation 
  • Home Safety Assessment prior to receiving services 

We can make transitioning from hospital care to home care seamless. That is our intent with each senior that comes under our care. Our goal is for everyone to return home assured their senior loved one is in a safe and caring environment. 

Caring Senior Service has the experience, compassion, and training necessary for comprehensive home care, and we also offer a wide range of home care services that are designed to make life easier for seniors and their families. To learn more about the services we provide, contact us today!

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Topics: Hospital Discharge

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