Freedom Home Care, a senior care services agency in Owatonna and Mankato, MN, has launched a new and improved version of their hospital to home care transition program. The program’s aim is to provide seamless senior care to ensure a smooth transition from the hospital to home.
More information about the program can be found at: https://www.freedomhomecarellc.com/professionals/reducing-readmissions/
Returning to a hospital, skilled nursing or rehab facility for unexpected, unplanned care can be extremely disruptive for aging seniors. While hospitals and other facilities do the best they can to prevent problems by providing guidance for a seamless transition to home (or another setting), problems can and often do arise that land senior patients back in the hospital.
Studies show that roughly 40% of hospital readmissions for people over the age 65 are avoidable.
A well planned and executed patient transition to home, post rehabilitation or hospitalization, can help prevent re-hospitalization and readmission to a skilled care facility. Freedom Home Care’s ‘Transitional Care Program’ was specifically designed to ensure a safe, seamless transition with a focus on the first 30 days home.
Freedom Home Care offers professional support to patients as they regain their strength following a hospital stay. According to company founder Chris Mihm: “We help seniors and other adults safely return home through affordable, short-term packages of care designed to help with transitioning home, making return visits to the doctor, following therapy exercise protocols, managing new medications and providing peace of mind while recovering from surgery, injury, illness or a fall.”
Seniors and others who can benefit from Freedom Home Care’s transitional care program include any person who takes numerous medications, has experienced medication errors, has multiple chronic conditions, makes frequent trips to the ER or hospital, prefers to remain in the comfort of their own home, has difficulty getting to doctor appointments or is experiencing balance issues.
Anyone with one or more of these conditions makes them an ideal candidate for hospital to home transitional care.
Freedom Home Care, a licensed MN home health care and nursing services provider, offers non medical care, medical care, senior care case management and supervision for aging patients who need assistance with activities of daily living or those with chronic illness or injury. A Registered Nurse (RN) supervises the certified nursing assistants (CNA), home health aides (HHA) and caregivers.
Freedom Home Care is well known for their outstanding reputation of delivering high quality senior care to Owatonna and Mankato, MN area residents. They have earned a coveted A+ rating with BBB (Better Business Bureau) and a plethora of satisfied client testimonials.
Freedom Home Care offers MN senior care services in Freeborn, Rice, Waseca, Steele, Blue Earth, Nicollet, Le Sueur and Brown Counties.
Families searching for senior care services in Owatonna, MN, Mankato or any part of southern Minnesota, can contact Freedom Home Care at (507) 387-HOME (4663) to discuss a custom senior care program.
Freedom Home Care, LLC
1065 S.W. 24th Avenue
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