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Freeland Midland, Bay City and Saginaw

After Surgery Care in Freeland

Support is important to any patient discharging from the hospital after a procedure or surgery.  Homewatch CareGivers of Freeland provides discharge after care services including transportation, assistance with home medical equipment, medication reminders, meal prep, housework, assistance with bathing, personal care and more. 

V’s son, Bob called us in a panic one night. V was planning to discharge from the hospital after surgery but Bob had the flu and was unable go to the hospital to pick her up and take her home. Our caregiver helped V get dressed, packed up and safely transported home. V was amazed at how easily she tired for the first few days at home and she really appreciated the extra support provided by our caregivers. Our competent staff handled the meal prep, kept V on her medication schedule, and made sure that she was properly hydrated. We handled all of the housework, laundry, grocery shopping and other errands. Our client also needed assistance walking to the bathroom and in the shower because she was unsteady on her feet.  V was pleasantly surprised at how much she enjoyed the companionship of the Homewatch CareGivers staff. Bob was relieved that his mother transitioned home so seamlessly and he commented that our professional staff thought of details that never crossed his mind.  When Bob was no longer contagious from the flu, he took over the day to day errands and activities. V and Bob agreed that she is benefiting from our care and she continues to schedule visits 3 times per week.  

Most plastic surgeries require a minimum of two days of restricted movement and limiting lifting, making this a critical time to have extra support around the house. Adhering to the surgeon’s recovery plan is critical to the reduction of scarring related to a plastic surgery procedure. Many clients prefer to recover in complete privacy, making daily errands and outings all but impossible without the assistance of professional caregivers. We can respect your privacy after a cosmetic surgery procedure while helping you recuperate.
Laser eye surgery and other vision procedures can make it difficult to live independently for a few hours or even days. Homewatch CareGivers understands these setbacks and is here with transportation services, meal preparation, and other forms of assistance for those who are currently struggling to see well.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery can briefly limit independence and therefore it is advisable to plan for some support in the hours or days after a procedure. Caregivers can assist with planning and preparing modified diets and medication reminders to facilitate optimal healing. Caregiver training prepares our employees to provide protective oversight and assistance to the client's after surgery care needs.
After joint replacement surgery, regular care needs may be intense for several days, even weeks. In home caregivers can be there to fill in the gaps while you recover with flexible shifts and compassionate care. Keeping up with medications, encouraging completion of prescribed physical therapy regimes and keeping overall health strong through proper nutrition and hydration are primary aspects of the hospital discharge plan after a hip or knee replacement surgery.
Reliable home care services you can trust are not only valuable during your hospital discharge, but also during the 6-8 week recovery interval following invasive surgery, such as major heart surgery. Pain management will be a full-time focus, some assistance with bathing and dressing is typically required and driving is prohibited, as are running your own errands.