Post Surgical Home Care | NKY & Cincinnati

Post Surgical Home Care for NKY & Cincinnati

Post Surgical Home Care for NKY & Cincinnati

Making the steps of going home from the hospital or rehab easier

Recovering from surgery or a hospital stay can take some time, particularly for seniors. Our caregivers are ready to help by providing post surgical home care to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati area residents.

Not only are aging bodies slower to mend, but combined with diminished mobility and numerous directions for medications, physical activities, follow-up appointments, and nutritional constraints, there is a lot to track. Post surgery in home care can make all the difference in your loved one’s recovery.

Woman being discharged from hospital

After a long hospital stay our loved one looks forward to returning home and going back to their daily routine. It’s hard to realize that recovery has not ended simply because you are home.

Need a ride home after surgery?

Connecting Hearts' after surgery in home care can make the steps of going home from the hospital or rehab easier. We will coordinate all aspects of post-surgical care, working with healthcare institutions to reduce the risk of re-admittance and make the process of going home organized, helping your loved one to recover more quickly.

Woman being discharged from hospital

Why choose our hospital to home services?

Our home care services can be customized to the unique needs of your loved one.

Plan of Care

Prior to being discharged, a plan for your loved one's recovery will be developed with the support of hospital staff and family. We will make plans so they aren't home alone after surgery.

Hospital Discharge Care

We are there to support and communicate with families, seniors and hospital staff so everyone is clear. Our qualified case manager will make sure that their condition is reported accurately at the time of discharge.

Medication Reminders

We actively work with you and your loved one to make sure they are taking their medication as directed.

Follow-up Physician Visits

We help clients arrange and attend post-surgical care appointments, making sure none are missed.

Nutrition Management

Our trained caregivers can assist with meal planning, shopping and meal preparation to ensure that they are eating healthy and stay hydrated.

Monitor Warning Signs

Don't worry about your loved one being home alone after surgery. Our caregivers are trained to watch for warning signs during home recovery and rehabilitation, and will notify family immediately if there is a problem.

Record Keeping

Daily notes of progress are kept to share with medical providers and family members in order to optimize their recovery care and monitor warning signs.

Non-medical Home Care

Our after surgery in home care services are tailored to meet your individual needs. This allows you to have peace of mind and more balance in your life.

FAQ—Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Our caregivers have a lot of experience providing post surgery home care to people in northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. We can be there at the hospital when your loved one is discharged to check their medical condition and make sure that everything is recorded in the paperwork at discharge. After that, we can help to transport them to their home and get them settled, ensuring that they have everything they need as they begin their recovery. We can provide help with meals, bathing, dressing, and getting them to their follow-up appointments as well as watch for warning signs in the event that they have any complications.

No. Our services include non-medical care, but our caregivers are trained to watch for warning signs. Sue Henderson, our owner, is a former registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience. Sue has a great working relationship with the healthcare professionals in our area. She and her case managers can work with medical providers to coordinate nursing care for clients. Many of our caregivers are CNAs or CNAs in training. Concerning medications, we can provide medication reminders, but we do not dispense medication.

No one to help after surgery?

Arrange for hospital to home care with Connecting Hearts. Speak to one of our senior care managers now by calling 1.859.441.7977.