VISITING ANGELS ALBANY, OREGON 541-928-2061
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How Transitional Care in Albany OR Can Help Seniors
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Serving the Marion-Polk and Linn-Benton Counties,OR

Visiting Angels ALBANY, OREGON
250 Broadalbin Street SW Suite 250
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-928-2061

How Transitional Care in Albany OR Can Help Seniors

Ready-Set-Go Home with Transitional Care

Visiting Angels┬« Albany OR is a locally operated and owned Transitional Senior In-Home Care agency. We support seniors and disabled adults in Salem, Albany, Corvallis, and the Marion-Polk and Linn-Benton Counties in OR. When you have an elderly loved one who has been admitted to the hospital there are many things to consider. While families are often times focused on discharge, there are many things to consider upon your loved one's return. The risk for readmission is high, with 1 in 5 seniors making repeat visits to the hospital after discharge.

While it is understandable to want your loved one to return home as quickly as possible, there are ways you can support them to help make the recovery process smoother. Transitional Senior In-Home Care from Visiting Angels Albany OR can assist your loved one during and after discharge to make the healing process more successful. 

Common Causes of Hospital Readmissions

There are many reasons why seniors may have difficulty remaining at home after an inpatient hospital stay. Visiting Angels Albany OR can help your loved one address these risk factors with our transitional care services. Some common causes of hospital readmissions include:

  • Inability to follow your physician's discharge instructions
  • Missing medication doses or taking them incorrectly
  • Falls caused by limited mobility or the effects of medication
  • Exhaustion due to interrupted sleep schedules in the hospital
  • Failure to make follow-up appointments or therapy
  • Difficulty following your doctor prescribed meal plan
  • Trouble managing an illness at home

How Transitional Care from Visiting Angels Albany OR Helps

Transitional Senior In-Home Care from Visiting Angels Albany OR can help your loved one in several ways. Initially, we can visit your loved one in the hospital or care facility and provide them with our discharge planning guide. Your loved one can use this free brochure to plan ahead and increase their odds of successful recovery. We can speak with the hospital's discharge planner to understand your loved one's specific needs. Once your loved one is at home, Transitional Senior In-Home Care from Visiting Angels Albany OR can help by assisting with non-medical activities such as:

  • Medication reminders
  • Meal preparation
  • Transportation aid
  • Walking assistance
  • Bathing and dressing
  • Client monitoring
  • Fall prevention
  • Running errands

Call Visiting Angels Albany OR today to learn more about our Transitional Senior In-Home Care and how it can help your loved one avoid the expense and frustration of hospital readmissions. 

Serving the Marion-Polk and Linn-Benton Counties,OR

Visiting Angels ALBANY, OREGON
250 Broadalbin Street SW Suite 250
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-928-2061
CDC Updates
Get the latest information on COVID-19 from the Department of Health

Serving the Marion-Polk and Linn-Benton Counties,OR

Visiting Angels ALBANY, OREGON
250 Broadalbin Street SW Suite 250
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-928-2061