Returning Home Following a Hospital Stint Often Difficult for Seniors

Many seniors – even those with a strong desire to return home following a hospital stint – may experience some struggles once they get there. This is especially true if they are dealing with a decrease in mobility or similar issues.

Leaving the Hospital, Older Patients Resist Home Help at Their Peril

Refusing home health care after a hospitalization puts patients at risk of a difficult, incomplete or slower-than-anticipated recovery. Without these services, older adults’ odds of being readmitted to the hospital within 30 or 60 days double.

Your Elderly Parent is Home from the Hospital. What Happens Next?

In the past, long hospital stays were common. Today, however, more and more seniors recover at home after surgery.

Easing the Transition Home After a Hospital Stay

Patients transitioning home after a hospital stint are likely to face common issues. Thankfully, there are strategies to cope with them. Physician’s Choice Private Duty provides comprehensive in-home assisted living services to keep seniors in their homes longer. To learn more, call us today at 402-991-7399.