With after-surgery care services, Assisting Hands® Home Care can help elderly individuals and adults in Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Boynton Beach, Wellington FL, who are making the transition home after a surgery, stint in rehab, or a hospital stay. The caregivers we employ help clients make the transition home easier and make sure discharge instructions are followed to prevent re-hospitalization.
A lot of adults and seniors find it is difficult to make the transition home after staying at the hospital for an illness or surgery. At the time of discharge, not many people are at full strength, so they will have a tough time caring for themselves. In addition, in many cases there are special instructions such as follow-up medical appointments, prescriptions for new medications, and medical equipment. Doing too much and neglecting discharge instructions can easily lead to a trip back to the hospital. But with after-surgery care at home, you or your loved ones will have the non-medical transitional care needed to make a full recovery.
Our caregivers can provide post-surgery care for the following conditions:
- After hernia surgery
- After heart bypass surgery
- After cataract surgery
- After back surgery
- After brain surgery
- After knee surgery
- After hip surgery
Post-Hospital Care Services in West Palm Beach
For post-hospital care services in West Palm Beach, Florida, from Assisting Hands® Home Care, call (561) 781-5885.
At Assisting Hands® Home Care, our professional caregivers are prepared to help elderly individuals and adults in West Palm Beach, FL, make the transition home through the after-surgery home care services we offer. We provide essential transitional care that ensures you get the rest you need to recover fully. Additionally, our caregivers will make sure clients follow given discharge instructions and will provide personal care and help. We can also monitor the client’s condition and provide any updates to loved ones and their doctor.
To start our post-operative care services, we evaluate the client’s condition and assess their care needs. We also take time to get a thorough understanding of the discharge instructions and consider them when developing the care plan. Caregivers provide personal care and help to aid in the recovery process, also providing medication reminders. We also are able to assist with other household tasks and provide non-medical transportation to doctor and rehab appointments.
The following can be expected from the after-surgery home care services:
- Clear communication of discharge orders to patient and family
- Transportation from facility to the home
- Make appointments with physicians and labs or tests within seven days of discharge
- Pick up any prescriptions and explain the use of medications to prevent any errors
- Fax discharge orders and new prescriptions to your Primary Care Physician
- Set up your Mediset and remind you when to take your medications
- Organize delivery of any Durable Medical Equipment
- Coordinate physical, speech and occupational therapists
- Help set up your home to make it a safe environment
- Prepare meals with special attention to dietary instructions
- Help with light housekeeping, laundry, and errands
- Fall prevention
- Non-medical transportation service to and from doctor’s appointments
- Clean up your refrigerator and buy any groceries you may need
At Assisting Hands® Home Care, we also have patient sitter & hospital sitter services. Within our hospital sitter services, one of our caregivers will acts as an advocate for the patient and provides assistance as well as companionship during the patient’s extended stay at the hospital or rehab center. The caregiver can also communicate family members who cannot be at the patient’s bedside regarding the updates provided by the hospital. Patient sitter services are available hourly, overnight, as well as 24/7.
(Learn more about our Patient Sitter Services for Good Samaritan Medical Center | West Palm Beach FL )
Post Hospital Care from Assisting Hands®
With after-hospital care from Assisting Hands®, you or your loved one can rest and relax upon the return home from the hospital, limiting the risk for re-hospitalization. Our caregivers will provide personal care and make sure you follow the given discharge instructions to ensure you recover fully. To learn more about our after-hospital care services in West Palm Beach, FL, call (561) 781-5885.
“From our first interaction with the owner and staff of Assisting Hands in West Palm Beach, we felt their desire to meet our particular needs in the care of our aging parent with limited mobility. They understood that she wished to stay in her home and wanted her own high standards of housekeeping and care maintained. Assisting Hands worked with the family to put in place the very best caregivers possible for our parent. The love, professionalism, dependability, and attention to detail shown by the caregivers and the staff was beyond our highest expectations. Communication was consistent, courteous, and excellent. Our family--living and working at some distance from our parent-- felt supported. Our parent felt comforted, loved, cared for, and secure in her own home, as we had hoped. Assisting Hands became an extension of our family.”
“I highly recommend this agency! Marina and her staff are caring, creative, and reassurring in helping me manage my mom from across the country.”
“An honest caring company. When my father needed care, Assisting Hands Home Care was top notch.”
“A message from my mom....... About 8 months ago I realized I needed to get help. My husband was into his 10th year of Alzheimer. After interviewing a few care-giving agencies, I decided on Assisting Hands. I felt Marina was not only professional, but she also really understood the qualities we needed in a caregiver. Ivonne has been with us for about seven months and she definitely fits our needs. We sincerely appreciate Marina, Ivonne and the staff for their help and guidance! ~ Maria, Lake Worth”
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