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Care For Your Recovery

Post-Hospital Care for Your Recovery

After-Hospital Care at Home

Do You Have a Post-Hospital Discharge Care Plan?

With the transition from one level of care to another comes the risk of falls, mismanaging medications, and failing to meet dietary needs. Homewatch CareGivers can create a plan that ensures a successful transition for yourself or a loved one, offering in-home care after discharge from a hospital or skilled rehabilitation center.

Post-hospital discharge care includes:

  • Help following discharge orders.
  • Prescription pick-up and errands.
  • Medication reminders.
  • Grocery shopping.
  • Transportation to and from appointments.
  • Authorized communication with healthcare providers, such as hospital or skilled rehabilitation center personnel, as well as home health agencies for a coordinated transfer of care.
  • Authorized communications with loved ones.
  • Meal preparation.
  • Assistance with mobility such as walking, position changes, and transfers like moving from bed to chair.

If you need after-hospital care by trained and caring professionals, look no further than Homewatch CareGivers. Learn how we can help you or a loved one transition from a hospital stay to home life.

Types of After-Hospital Care

After rehab or hospital discharge, the continuation of support at home reinforces treatment to get an individual back to doing the things he or she loves. Our qualified caregiving teams are fully trained for the transition from the hospital or skilled rehab center to home and are ready to provide support every step of the way. 

Examples of elderly care after hospital discharge include:

Joint Replacement

Recovering from joint replacement surgery can make simple tasks challenging for several weeks, potentially even months. Post-hospital care for elderly joint replacement patients involves intense rehabilitation services like prescribed physical therapy exercises to improve strength and range of motion. This regimen continues at home after a stay in a skilled rehab facility. 

Our after-rehab caregivers can help with medication reminders, encouragement to keep up with prescribed physical therapy regimens, as well as meal preparation that supports healthy nutrition and hydration to promote continued healing at home.

Heart Surgery or Cardiac Events

You or your loved one deserve reliable after-hospital care services during the recovery period after a major procedure. Outpatient cardiac rehab may last several weeks and involves monitoring responses to exercise, plus education about cardiovascular risk factors. 

Once back in the comfort of home, following this program is essential to get you or your loved one back to enjoying life. This will include follow-up healthcare provider appointments and a heart-healthy lifestyle that may include major changes to diet and exercise. 

Thanks to our skilled caregivers, these are changes no one needs to face alone. We can help with medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, and running errands since driving is generally prohibited post-surgery.

Eye Surgery

Following eye surgery, vision may not be reliable or functional for some time. Our care team can help with day-to-day tasks that you or someone you care for may not be able to do during the recovery period, including driving. We can also handle tasks to help eliminate the need for bending or lifting, which can put strain or pressure on the eye.

Pneumonia Prevention

The occurrence of pneumonia after surgery is not very common, but the risk still exists and is often a result of anesthesia and lack of mobility. Patients are usually advised to practice deep breathing and coughing exercises after surgery, which expand the lungs to help prevent pneumonia. Maintaining a clean environment and encouraging good nutrition and hydration for better overall health are some of the ways our skilled after-hospital caregivers can assist with pneumonia prevention after major procedures.

Creating an After-Hospital Care Plan Suited to Your Needs

An event like surgery, injury, or illness involves steps to recovery. Homewatch CareGivers will create a unique plan to ensure a successful transition from the hospital or a skilled rehabilitation center to home. Our goal is to provide care and assistance that gets someone back to enjoying life even more than they did before. We focus on person-directed care that empowers and includes forming truly meaningful connections.


Providing the highest quality of care at an affordable cost. Our local caregivers are trained, background-checked, and insured. This is our promise to you.

About Our Caregivers
  • We conduct annual background checks on all local caregivers.

  • We provide at least 12 hours annually of employee training.

  • We perform in-person Quality Assurance visits at least every 90 days.

  • We conduct satisfaction surveys to monitor the level of care provided.

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