Elderly Care for Seniors Transitioning Home in Cincinnati, OH
Learn how transitional elderly care can help seniors avoid return trips to the hospital.
When seniors are discharged from the hospital, they may find that they are unable to stick to their recovery plan and may not be able to perform household duties or daily living tasks without assistance. Even when seniors are struggling with care many feel too embarrassed to ask for help, while others simply do not have the social support network necessary to provide essential elderly care.
Comfort Keepers transitioning home care support provides professional assistance that ranges from personal hygiene and dressing to transferring and positioning, toileting, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and more. Transitioning home care can also help by picking up medications, providing transportation to follow-up doctor’s appointments, and running errands.
Transitioning Home with Elderly Care in Cincinnati, OH
Comfort Keepers transitioning care can start before your senior loved one even heads home by ensuring your loved one's home is safe and ready for their return. Many times, seniors will return home with impaired mobility or require assistive devices to get around. Caregivers can make sure walkways are clear and wide while removing fall hazards to improve safety. While many seniors are readmitted to the hospital soon after their discharge, Comfort Keepers elderly care for seniors returning home can reduce the chances of readmission due to problems with medication management, failure to follow discharge instructions, or secondary illness.
All Comfort Keepers supports and services are based on personalized elderly care plans that address a senior's unique needs. Transitioning home care is no different. Each support can be tailored to meet the needs of seniors regardless of their underlying condition, including those who have dementia, pneumonia, congestive heart failure, or recovering from injuries, heart attacks, or strokes.
For more information about the many ways transitioning home care can help your senior loved one maximize their safety, independence, freedom, and quality of life when returning home after a stay in the hospital, contact a Comfort Keepers senior care coordinator today.