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Home Care Reduces Hospital Readmission Rates

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Some Valuable Lessons a Family Might Learn After a Readmission

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Jun 14, 2018

Reduce Hospital Readmissions Covington TN-When an aging or disabled or injured family member is readmitted within 30 days of their discharge (or even 60 or 90 days afterward), some of these family support networks begin learning crucial lessons they wish they had known before.

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Three Things That Can Happen If a Senior Doesn’t Rest Properly Following Pneumonia

By Christy Swadkins | May 31, 2018

Pneumonia care at home can be challenging for people of all ages. Pneumonia is a life-threatening situation for everyone, but it is especially dangerous for infants and seniors.

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Three Ideas That Could Help an Aging Senior Sleep Better at Night

By Andy Niska | May 29, 2018

It’s certainly not easy to get through the day when you don’t have a good night’s rest. For an aging senior who was recently discharged from the hospital to go home and recover, they might be expected to exercise, change their diet, take certain medications, and do other things to improve chances of recovery. If…

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Home Care Might Only Be Needed for a Few Weeks Following a Hospital Stay

By Lynn at Interim | Apr 27, 2018

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates: When George was hospitalized, he wasn’t quite sure what was going on. The last thing he remembered before losing consciousness was the incredible tightness in his chest and arm. He called out for help, and while his voice seemed to be so weak and raspy, as though it never actually left his lips, his wife did hear something, then she heard the crash. The heart attack came on suddenly, but fortunately help arrived almost as quickly.

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Depression May Affect Recovery and Hospital Readmissions

By Greg Banks | Feb 14, 2018

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Galloway NJ: When was the last time you experienced depression? Just about everyone will be able to recognize what certain depressive symptoms can feel like. This doesn’t mean every single person in the United States has dealt with clinical depression because that is something else, but depressive symptoms or mild depression can be caused by stress, anxiety, changes in a relationship, the loss of a job, and much more.

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Laughing May Have a Positive Impact on Recovery for Seniors and Others

By Tracy Clark | Jan 11, 2018

Doesn’t laughing feel good? Of course it does. Laughter is often considered the ‘best medicine.’ There’s something about laughter that is not just infectious, but also provides us a boost in our emotional state of mind. Studies have shown that laughter can actually inspire the release of certain chemicals in the brain that are associated…

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3 Ways to Prepare the Home for Dad’s Return from the Hospital

By Susan Di Michele | Jan 4, 2018

No matter how long he’s spent in the hospital, your father is getting set for discharge. Things have improved to the point where doctors feel he would be better served at home, focusing on his recovery. What many families don’t think about are readmission rates. A hospital readmission would be any time your father, in…

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How Can You Even Help an Aging Senior Who Refuses It?

By Christy Swadkins | Dec 29, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Las Vegas NV:“What’s the point of them refusing help?” This might be something you’ve been thinking lately about your mother or father. You know they’re not safe.

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Pets Can Be a Benefit -or a Liability- for Seniors Returning Home from the Hospital

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Dec 14, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmissions Bartlett TN-Michael ended up back in the hospital and realized that a pet could be a great asset, but there were also liabilities for those who are trying to recover after a hospitalization.

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What Should People Know About How COPD Could Affect Recovery for Seniors?

By Denise Moser | Nov 30, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Omaha NE: COPD is a serious lung condition and it can affect many aspects of a senior’s life. If they have been hospitalized for another reason, when they’re on the road to recovery, dealing with COPD can complicate the process.

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