How does attentive non-medical home care prevent hospital re-admissions?

While the argument is often made that skilled medical home care helps patients avoid hospital re-admissions, typically we don’t hear about the ways that non-medical home care works toward the same cause.

How does our approach to non-medical home care help clients stay out of the hospital?

Our home health aides …

  • Help people follow discharge instructions.
  • Offer companionship and talk with clients and families to asses each client’s condition.
  • Keep an eye on seniors throughout the day/night and notify our team and the family of changes in condition.
  • Prevent falls by providing assistance with bathing, walking, toileting, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Make sure clients get to their doctors’ appointments.
  • Pick up prescriptions.
  • Manage medications, doses, and timing.
  • Maintain regular schedules for eating and sleeping to prevent dehydration, hunger, and exhaustion.

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We want to thank you for the kindness you’ve shown as you’ve continued to care for our mom. You have helped make this difficult journey a lot easier for our family. May you be blessed.

Angie & Family December 16, 2016