Reliable Around-The-Clock Post-Hospital Care for South Tampa Seniors
The hospital can be an intimidating place for anyone facing an illness or recovering from an injury. Doctors and nurses are available to assist, but they are often unfamiliar faces caring for multiple patients at a time. Having around-the-clock, one-on-one support can speed up the recovery process and reduce instances of re-hospitalization after a senior returns home.
Home Care Assistance the preferred provider of hospital care by both South Tampa families and medical professionals. Our professional and compassionate caregivers have extensive experience in caring for seniors and are available 24 hours a day to meet the individual needs of your aging loved one.
Hospital Sitters Ensure Continuity of Care
Our hospital sitters are highly trained caregivers who provide support and companionship during hospitalization, using effective listening skills to understand the senior’s needs and adjust services as necessary. Caregivers often assist with bathing or grooming, monitoring incoming guests, and taking notes during doctors’ visits. Our caregivers are meticulously screened, licensed, and bonded employees, and they treat our clients with dignity and respect during this vulnerable period. Our one-on-one care approach promotes healing and reduces instances of boredom and depression for the seniors we serve.
Respite, Relief, and Peace of Mind After Discharge
Home Care Assistance of South Tampa understands the value of a strong support system. Our caregivers respect the family unit and include them in the plan of care. Family members are invited to ask questions, make care recommendations, and get to know their loved one’s caregiver.
This approach to forming relationships helps family members feel comfortable leaving their loved ones when our caregivers are present, and it allows them to get the rest they need to provide effective support. With Home Care Assistance, you don’t have to worry about a thing.
Continued Post-Hospital Care South Tampa Families Trust
When the time comes for a patient to be discharged, our caregivers provide support as the client transitions to the home environment or spends time in a rehabilitative facility. Post-hospital care is always flexible to meet the family’s needs, and services can be increased or reduced at any time throughout the recovery process.
Additionally, Home Care Assistance of South Tampa assigns a Care Manager to each of our clients. The Care Manager monitors the caregiver, remains on call 24-hours a day for questions or concerns, and goes to great lengths to ensure the client receives high-quality, consistent care throughout the recovery process.
What You Can Expect From Our Post-Hospital Care Services
The first few months after a hospital discharge is a high-risk period for older adults. Many patients experience fatigue and weakness after a hospital visit, increasing the chances of falls and injuries. Without professional assistance, it can also be difficult for older adults and families to understand and follow directions from doctors and nurses.
With personalized support from Home Care Assistance, recovering older adults receive the post-hospital care they need to make a speedy recovery and avoid readmission.
We provide a wide range of post-hospital care services based on the care recipient’s specific needs. These services include tasks like:
- Communicating discharge orders to the patient and family.
- Scheduling follow-up medical appointments and tests.
- Transporting patients to and from medical appointments.
- Picking up prescriptions, explaining how they should be taken, and reminding the care recipient to take them.
- Setting up the older adult’s home to ensure safety.
- Shopping for groceries and preparing nutritious meals.
- Helping with light housekeeping, errands, and laundry.
- Assisting with bathing, dressing, and performing daily activities.
As the care recipient’s recovery progresses, we adapt our care to his or her capabilities and any updated directions from the doctor or family. A recently discharged older adult is more likely to make a full recovery without complication and in less time by having a highly trained, compassionate caregiver to assist with everyday tasks.
Our Specialized Approach
Home Care Assistance takes a scientific approach to caring for older adults. Based on studies of elders in Okinawa, Japan, we developed our unique Balanced Care Method™. Through this approach, we focus on a well-balanced diet, regular exercise, social interaction, and mental stimulation as the pillars of a healthy lifestyle.
We also use the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ to boost brain functioning, attention, visual-spatial perception, language, and memory with over 300 cognitive health activities. Older adults can receive this one-on-one stimulation from us at no additional cost.
When you hire Home Care Assistance to provide post-hospital care, you can rest assured our highly trained team understands how to apply these methods to ensure a fast, successful recovery process.
Choose Home Care Assistance for Post-Hospital Care
Home Care Assistance is a top choice for Tampa residents seeking post-hospital care services. Our goal is to provide the best care options for every client’s unique needs. Whether you’re looking for care on a round-the-clock or hourly basis, we can accommodate your requirements.
At Home Care Assistance, we cultivate cherished bonds with our care recipients and their families, and we’ve earned a reputation as one of the most trusted home care companies in the country. Our clients describe our caregivers as “dependable, calm, caring, and trustworthy.” Check out our Client Testimonials to read more about people’s experiences working with us and learn about the difference our services can make.
Home Care Assistance is a family-owned business that values compassion, kindness, and dignity. We understand the needs of older adults in Tampa, and we take an innovative approach to provide care that exceeds traditional standards for ultimate wellness.
If you need flexible, reliable post-hospital care in South Tampa, give us a call at (813) 488-5804 today. Our Care Manager will meet with you at your convenience for a free, no-obligation consultation where you can further discuss the needs of your aging loved one.