Jul 5, 2018 by Comfort Keepers
Many families worry that their senior loved one's home is not a safe or appropriate location for rehabilitation after a hospital stay. The reality is that many seniors require weeks or months of rehab after hospitalization, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Because of the condition that placed them in the hospital and is now requiring rehabilitation, seniors may be unable to perform any number of daily living tasks, may have limited mobility, and could require assistance getting to and from therapy sessions and follow-up appointments. In addition to these concerns, families must think about several logistical issues:
Too often, based on the answers to these questions, seniors end up spending time in a skilled care facility, nursing home, or even get moved into an assisted living community. Thankfully, with Comfort Keepers of Las Vegas, there is another option.
Comfort Keepers is a leader for in home care services with a specialization in hospital to home transitioning and rehabilitation care. Not only do Comfort Keepers caregivers provide an industry-leading range of supports and services in the comfort, convenience, and familiarity of a senior's own home, but they also provide local transportation assistance, companionship care, and offer a wide variety of technological accommodations.
A few of the many in home care services that help seniors safely recover at home include
Research indicates that seniors who recuperate at home recover faster, have a more positive state of mind, are happier, and have fewer instances of regression. They also have dramatically fewer risks of secondary infections and subsequent re-hospitalization. Even so, seniors cannot benefit from these advantages if they are not safe in their home. Comfort Keepers of Las Vegas works with seniors and their families to make sure seniors have the support and services they need to make recovering at home a reality.
For more information about Comfort Keepers hospital to home transitioning, rehab support, or other in home care services, contact a care coordinator today.