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Thursday, 11 April 2013

Hospital to Home healthcare

hospital to home health care
This day because of the causes among Medicare patients 15 % - 20 % will experience re- admission to hospital within 30 day of discharge. various studies has shown that up to 27 % of the re-admission are avoidable, especially elderly patients and those who suffer multiple diseases are vulnerable in the time of discharge when the transiting of care from facility are not managed properly. Whether in communication or lack of appropriate follow up . To make sure the patient get proper care even after discharge is by placing a transiting care co-ordinator before the transition from hospital to home. 

The transiting nurses and carer will see the patient as early as possible hopefully 24 hours before discharge , to begin to develop a relationship with the patient.  To provide support to the patient following a hospital discharge .The transiting carer and nurse will start liaising with the hospital discharge team, the family or health workers to access the patient holistic and social need, other equipment needed to aid their care at home ensuring they are in place and ready for use on your return .

Whether they are transiting directly home after a hospitalization or moving through the care through rehabilitation or medical care facility. Hospital to home healthcare service is a key to resource for safe and successful recovery process. one of the leading causes of hospital of slow post hospitization recovery is the lack of proper support of immediately following a hospital discharged .

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