Ready - Set - Go Home

How Transitional Care in Delray Beach Reduces Hospital Readmissions

Ready-Set-Go Home with Transitional Care

When families in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, and Boca Raton are in need of transitional care for a loved one, they turn to Visiting Angels® Delray Beach FL. We can help your loved one avoid becoming a statistic by providing referrals for non-medical aid at home after an inpatient hospital stay. Over 2.6 million seniors per year are readmitted to the hospital within the first 30 days after discharge. Transitional care referrals from Visiting Angels Delray Beach can help.

At Visiting Angels Delray Beach, members of our referral network specialize in caring for seniors and disabled adults at home. The non-medical care referred by our registry assists clients in a variety of ways. Through our Ready-Set-Go-Home program we help elderly adults successfully transition back home after a hospital stay. The transitional care providers who are referred by Visiting Angels Delray Beach are caring professionals who are dedicated to treating seniors with dignity and respect. Compassionate caregivers can provide non-medical aid to support your loved one during their continued recovery.

Common Causes of Hospital Readmissions

The flexible transitional care referrals from Visiting Angels Delray Beach are successful at assisting seniors because we are well versed in the common causes of hospital readmission. There are many factors that can make at-home recovery challenging for seniors and the disabled in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach. Some of these include:

  • Fatigue caused by disrupted sleep while in the hospital
  • Trouble managing an illness or injury at home
  • Missing medication doses or taking improperly
  • Failure to follow doctors discharge instructions
  • Missing follow-up appointments or therapies
  • Lack of mobility assistance or falling down

Any number of other causes can contribute to hospital readmissions. Thankfully, transitional care referrals from Visiting Angels Delray Beach can help.

How Transitional Care Helps

Referred transitional care from Visiting Angels Delray Beach helps seniors in many ways. We start our communications while your loved one is still in the hospital to help ensure a smooth transition.  At home, transitional care providers who are referred by Visiting Angels Delray Beach can assist your loved one with tasks such as:

  • Walking, transferring, toileting, and bathing
  • Fall prevention and mobility
  • Following a physician ordered meal plan
  • Medication reminders and monitoring
  • Transportation to follow-up appointments

If you have a loved one who is nearing discharge after an inpatient hospital stay, call Visiting Angels Delray Beach and inquire about our transitional care referrals.  We are proud to refer our transitional care services to Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Lake Worth, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Palm Beach, Parkland, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, and the surrounding communities

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