You may never want to think about your elderly parents getting hurt or suffering an extended illness that requires hospitalization, but for many family caregivers, a hospital stay will be a reality for one or both of their aging parents. Knowing how to adjust your senior care plan as you help your loved ones back into their home after their hospital stay can make the transition smoother and less stressful, and help increase their chances of a successful recovery.
Preparing to transition your elderly parents back home after a hospital stay should begin well before they are discharged. This enables you to get your plan into place and feel confident they will have the care and assistance they need from the very beginning of this new chapter in their care.
Use these tips to successfully transition your aging loved ones from hospital care back home:
For more information about how the caregivers at La Jolla Nurses Homecare can help your aging parents remain in their own homes, call 858-454-9339. We are a home care agency providing quality and affordable senior care in Coronado, CA, and the surrounding communities.