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Benefits Of Transitional Care

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The road to recovery takes time. Being discharged from the hospital doesn't mean you can automatically jump back into the independent life you led before your surgery or serious illness. Depending on your circumstances, you may still need assistance with tasks like getting dressed or getting in/out of bed after your hospital stay. There are also other things to consider like: who is going to manage your medicine, how will you make meals, or how will you get to and from appointments? Explore the benefits on how transitional care programs, like Catholic Eldercare’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU), are there to help you safely bounce back to a comfortable level of independent living.

Helps Bridge the Gap In Care

The period after you are discharged from the hospital is a critical point in healing. While many family and friends are happy and willing to help care for you after being discharged from the hospital, many do not have the proper training for post operative home care. This is where transitional care programs can help bridge the gap in care between different providers. These programs offer patients continuity during transitions between different locations, as well as various levels of care.

Helps Prevent Unnecessary Readmissions

Providing patients with the proper care and support can help prevent unnecessary hospital readmissions. Transitional care providers work closely with you, your physician, social worker, and hospital to ensure your recovery stays on track. Based on your needs, they create a custom tailored care plan to help you recover quickly, safely, and effectively.

Access To State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Services & Amenities

Transitional care programs offer a comprehensive list of rehabilitation services and amenities. For example, at Catholic Eldercare’s TCU, we are fully equipped to treat the rehabilitative needs of patients dealing with post-surgical, orthopedic, pulmonary, and neurological conditions, as well as wound and pain issues.

You will also find that we offer a robust list of amenities to help make your stay more comfortable and convenient:

  • Generous-sized private rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room Wi-Fi
  • Chef-prepared meals
  • Chapel
  • Private park-like green space
  • So much more!

Safe & Smooth Transition Home

At Catholic Eldercare’s Transitional Care Unit, our dedicated team will work with you to help set goals and assist you on the road for a successful transition home. Gain peace of mind by allowing our Transitional Care Unit to provide you or your loved one with the extra care and support needed to get back on your feet, safely. To learn more about our Transitional Care Unit, please call us at 612-362-2444. We look forward to assisting you.

Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4606859/#b3-ptj4010690