Four Reasons to Turn to Senior Care After a Hospitalization

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Getting home from the hospital is an exciting time. But it might not be as easy as you expect and hope that it will be, especially if your senior’s situation is a complicated one. But senior care can help.

Senior Care Crestline OH - Four Reasons to Turn to Senior Care After a Hospitalization

Senior Care Crestline OH – Four Reasons to Turn to Senior Care After a Hospitalization

Some Tasks Are Overwhelming at Home

Some of the things that the nursing staff handled at the hospital are a lot trickier for you to handle at home, even after some examples. Plus, there are everyday tasks that are likely more difficult now, too, like bathing or getting dressed. Senior care providers can help you and your senior with maneuvering through these tasks, even when they’re a little more overwhelming now that your senior is out of the hospital.

You Might Be Able to Prevent Readmission

Readmission to the hospital is something that your senior’s doctor and the hospital definitely want to avoid. What this means is that your senior would have to go back to the hospital soon after she left to go home. This tends to happen for reasons like an infection, especially after surgery, or because of other complications that are better handled back in the hospital. Having senior care providers at home with your senior can help you to avoid situations that might contribute to her going back to the hospital.

You May Not Be Able to Spend as Much Time with Her

Employers and other obligations you might have tend to be understanding when a family member is in the hospital. Once your senior heads home, though, you might not have the same leeway. That’s a big problem, especially if your elderly family member needs some help and has no one there with her. Senior care providers can fill that role.

Or You May Simply Need a Break

The other thing to consider, though, is how much it takes out of you to have someone you love in the hospital. During the crisis itself, you might find that it’s easy to keep going. But afterward, you need time in which you can decompress, process, and recover from all that’s happened. Knowing that senior care providers are there with your elderly family member can help you to do all of that.

Senior care services can do a lot for your elderly family member and for you when she returns home from a hospital stay. They can allow you to focus on what is truly important right now.

If you are considering Senior Care Services in Crestline OH, call the caring staff at Central Star Home Health at (419) 610-2161.  Providing services for families in Mansfield, Lexington, Bellville, Mt. Gilead, Loudonville, Crestline, Galion, Shelby, Ashland, Wooster, and the surrounding areas.
About the author: Stephen Sternbach
Stephen Sternbach has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Star Multi Care Services since 1987. After the sale of the New York and New Jersey operations of Star Multi Care Services, Sternbach brought the company private where he remains President and CEO of this newly developed $22M home healthcare company. With Sternbach at the helm, Star Multi Care Services employs more than 550 employees, in six offices throughout Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York. From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales. 1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002. In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies. Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.