In-Home Caregiver Services: How Companion Care Can Provide Transitional Care for Seniors in Cullman, AL

Ready-Set-Go Home with Companion Caregiver Services in Cullman, Jasper, Warrior and Arab, AL from Visiting Angels

Preparing for a loved one to go into the hospital, whether it's for a surgery or routine procedure, is a major task for family caregivers. The responsibility of managing intake instructions, prescribed medications, therapies, discharge, and follow-up appointment can quickly become overwhelming. Rather than trying to shoulder the burden all on your own, you can lean on the experts at Visiting Angels® Cullman to help keep things running smoothly between hospital and home with transitional care. Our Ready-Set-Go program provides transitional care to families in Jasper, Cullman, Walker County, Cullman County, Marshall County, Blount County, Etowah County, and the surrounding areas. 

How Readmissions Occur in Cullman 

While the hospital is a place of healing and recovery, prolonged stays can also create significant obstacles for seniors. Without transitional care, your relative in Gadsden can become vulnerable to all kinds circumstances which may cause them to be readmitted. In fact, seniors are the highest-risk group in terms of preventable hospital readmission. So how can you make sure your loved one in Gadsden goes home for good? Transitional caregiver services from Visiting Angels Cullman can help! 

Some of the ways transitional companion care helps Cullman seniors come home from the hospital include:

  • Helping out with light housework to ensure they don't strain themselves
  • Preparing nutritious meals and monitoring fluid intake 
  • Making sure that hospital discharge instructions are followed to the letter
  • Assisting them in and out of bed, or up and down stairs
  • Coordinating deliveries for medical equipment and supplies
  • Keeping an eye out to make sure medications are taken as prescribed

How Transitional Companion Care Helps Cullman Seniors

Not only can our Gadsden caregivers provide transitional care for your loved one at home, they can also start while they are still in the hospital. Whether it's a visit to brighten their day and help to pass tedious time spent in bed, or helping to make sure that your loved one is asking questions pertinent to their care, our companion care professionals at Visiting Angels Cullman can be there to support them even before they head home. We can even coordinate directly with the hospital's discharge staff to ensure that the caregiver services we provide in Gadsden is exactly what they need to stay on the road to wellness and recovery. 

For more information on our caregiver services in Cullman, AL, call Visiting Angels Cullman to schedule a free, in-home consultation today! 

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