What is convalescent care?

What is convalescent care?

February 23rd, 2018

Many patients are concerned about their lives post-surgery. When faced with a daunting medical procedure, seniors often wonder how they will be able to take care of themselves after they’ve been released from the hospital. What can someone do when they’re not sick enough to stay in the hospital, but not healthy enough to look after themselves at home?

This is why The Hamlets at Cedarwood offers convalescent care. Very simply, convalescent care is the care for people post-surgery, outside of a hospital, when the patient requires additional attention and a safer, cleaner environment, but doesn’t require an extensive hospital stay. It’s for people who are too healthy to stay in the hospital, but not healthy enough to stay at home.

In many cases, seniors with a chronic illness, such as diabetes or a heart condition, require more time to recover from surgery or any other type of hospitalization and convalescent care is the perfect solution for them. They can recover in a healthy atmosphere, not having to worry about the day-to-day stresses of life that have become more difficult in their weakened states.

By relieving their worries and focusing solely on their recovery, seniors find themselves becoming mobile and active at a far faster pace.

If you’re worried about an upcoming surgery and want to develop a recovery plan that best suits your needs, contact the caring and experienced staff at Cedarwood Station. We can offer advice and guidance that will help you make the best choice for your health and well-being.