Home Care Aides Help with Ready, Set, Go Home Program in Lynchburg, VA
Reducing Hospital Readmissions with At-Home Care Aides for Seniors: Ready, Set, Go Home in Lynchburg, Forest, Amherst, Campbell County, VA, and the Surrounding Area
"Ready, Set, Go Home" is a transitional care program at Visiting Angels Lynchburg designed to help seniors make a successful return home after hospitalization and to minimize the risk of rehospitalization. Roughly 20% of seniors on Medicare are hospitalized again within 30 days of discharge. Hospitalizations are stressful for older adults and loved ones.
Many older adults functionally decline after a hospitalization, which impairs independence and quality of life. Even the most basic tasks become overwhelming and exhausting. Visiting Angels Lynchburg is committed to reducing hospital readmissions through our Ready, Set, Go Home program. , this program provides clients with essential personal home care services following a hospitalization and is designed to ensure the best outcomes
Our Discharge Guide to Prepare for Your Return Home
While in the hospital or rehab, patients can ask the essential questions outlined in our Ready, Set, Go Home discharge guide for better preparation in returning home. Using the guide to record information discussed in discharge plans with health care providers, seniors can identify areas requiring assistance and determine who (family, friends, neighbors, and Visiting Angels) can help and coordinate their care at home. Our Visiting Angels Lynchburg home care aides will visit seniors in the hospital and plan before discharge to ensure peace of mind for the entire family. With the input from seniors, loved ones, and healthcare providers, we individualize care to meet their specific needs.
When returning home, seniors can use the Ready, Set, Go Home discharge guide to reference important information and notes from health care providers. Seniors should also guide follow-up appointments to maintain a comprehensive record of directives and remind them of questions to ask health care providers. Visiting Angels Lynchburg is here to help the transition from being discharged to home for recovery. Our caregivers are here to make sure your healing continues and lasts with the benefits of our home care aides and at-home senior care services.
Visiting Angels Lynchburg
Should you or a loved one require home care after a hospital stay, contact Visiting Angels today to learn more about our Ready, Set, Go Home program and home care aides. Request a free home care consultation from Visiting Angels of Lynchburg by clicking one of the buttons to get started
Serving Lynchburg, Forest, Amherst, Campbell County, VA, and the Surrounding Area
Visiting Angels LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA2900 Old Forest Rd Suite B
Lynchburg, VA 24501