When you plan for assistance after a surgery for yourself or a loved one, it’s important to think about things before the surgery takes place when possible. There is an increased risk for falls in the home as well as other dangers such as mismanaged medications after a surgery.
Here are some steps to take to ensure that the home care received after surgery will go as planned:
Every surgery—eye surgery, heart surgery, joint replacement, and more—will have different needs and healing timelines. It’s important to talk to your healthcare provider ahead of time and learn what type of home care support will be beneficial and how long to expect you will benefit from an in-home caregiver.
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AARP has a new study that shows who is caregiving, who needs caregiving, and more that you might find relatable.