Safehands provide a variety of hospital discharge care or convalescent care choices at short notice. Our hospital discharge care service is adaptable. It may frequently be offered as short-term respite care to assist a customer with rehabilitation and recovery until they can manage with a less involved home care service or without any more assistance.
Providing appropriate support to help older persons return home following a hospital stay due to illness is known as care after hospital discharge or convalescent care. Typically, hospital discharge is only possible if a senior person returning home can do it safely with the appropriate discharge from the hospital to the care home, and we are here to help.
People with cognitive impairments, such as dementia, should return home as soon as possible since the unfamiliar surroundings might add to their bewilderment or disorientation.
People who use a hospital to home care service are usually:
Whatever your needs are, we are here to give you a highly individualized care service tailored to your specific requirements.
We can assist with hospital release on short notice in an emergency or after a scheduled hospital stay for a planned hip replacement or major surgery. Our home care management team will work closely with you, your family, and any other healthcare experts involved to ensure that you can return to the comfort and familiarity of your own home in a safe and timely manner. Working with the Discharge Team, occupational therapists, and social services may be part of this.
We may do a free evaluation of your requirements while you are in the hospital and/or after you come home, which will be used to determine how you want to be supported at home.
Our expert home caregivers may work closely with occupational therapists, District Nurses, physiotherapists, and other healthcare professionals to assist with healing, recovery, and rehabilitation.
Our home carers can assist you with all living elements in your home, including domestic aid, companionship, prescription assistance, personal care, or specialized care for more complicated disorders such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or stroke care.
Please do not hesitate to contact us today if you require assistance with hospital discharge, whether for emergency care or future needs.
Whatever the cause for your loved one’s admittance, hospitalisation entails extended periods of inactivity, leaving them feeling weak and unable to accomplish as much for themselves as they could before admission. Certain NHS community services are available upon hospital release, although they are limited and only available to people expected to recover rapidly.
We realise that you want the process to be as simple and painless as possible. When a person has been discharged from the hospital, we assist them in finding expert caretakers. Our hospital discharge introduction assistance is customised to your specific needs and is based on years of expertise in delivering specialised, professional care.
The amount of assistance you require after being discharged from the hospital will be determined by your requirements and choices; nevertheless, the hospital staff may agree with you on a hospital discharge care plan that includes:
If you want to return home, your discharge team knows this.
Make sure you give them enough notice and information to allow them to plan and assist in a safe discharge and recovery.
They may have changed during your hospital stay. It is critical that you have the proper meds upon discharge and that your pharmacy, GP, and/or care team can ensure that your continued prescriptions are supplied appropriately.
You may have been given these, and they must be available / installed and taught in their use by your care team.
Know what everyday activities your hospital release team recommends you do and what is deemed ‘high risk’ or ‘unsafe.’
It includes how you’ll get home and whether or not you’ll need hospital transportation. Consider what you’ll wear and how you’ll get inside your home (e.g., do you have keys)
Planning for senior care following hospital discharge does not have to be difficult. In three easy actions, you may arrange for home care today:
Contact our customer service staff immediately or send us an email to have someone contact you.
A local care manager will meet with you and your loved one in the hospital, at home, or at your place to discuss your care needs and the sort of live-in caregiver you require.
We’ll choose a few live-in caretakers who we think will be the best match for your needs.