The hospital can be an intimidating place for anyone facing an illness or recovering from an injury. Doctors and nurses are available to assist, but they are often unfamiliar faces caring for multiple patients at a time. Having around the clock, one-on-one support can speed up the recovery process and reduce instances of re-hospitalization after a senior returns home. Home Care Assistance the preferred provider of hospital care by both Des Moines families and medical professionals. Our professional and compassionate caregivers have extensive experience in caring for seniors, and are available 24 hours a day to meet the individual needs of your aging loved one.
Our hospital sitters are highly trained caregivers who provide support and companionship during hospitalization, using effective listening skills to understand the senior’s needs and adjust services as necessary. Caregivers often assist with bathing or grooming, monitoring incoming guests and taking notes during doctors’ visits. Our caregivers are meticulously screened, licensed and bonded employees, and they treat our clients with dignity and respect during this vulnerable period. Our one-on-one care approach promotes healing and reduces instances of boredom and depression for the seniors we serve.
Home Care Assistance of Des Moines understands the value of a strong support system. Our caregivers respect the family unit and include them in the plan of care. Family members are invited to ask questions, make care recommendations and get to know their loved one’s caregiver. This approach to forming relationships helps family members to feel comfortable leaving their loved ones when our caregivers are present, and it allows them to get the rest they need to provide effective support. With Home Care Assistance, you don’t have to worry about a thing.
When the time comes for a patient to be discharged, our caregivers provide support as the client transitions to the home environment or spends time in a rehabilitative facility. Post hospital care is always flexible to meet the family’s needs, and services can be increased or reduced at any time throughout the recovery process. Additionally, Home Care Assistance of Des Moines Home Care Assistance assigns a Care Manager to each of our clients, and this individual monitors the caregiver, remains on call 24-hours a day for questions or concerns, and goes to great lengths to ensure the client receives high quality, consistent care throughout the recovery process.
If you are in need of flexible, reliable post hospital care in Des Moines, give us a call at (515) 264-2438 today. Our Care Manager will meet with you at your convenience for a free, no obligation consultation where you can further discuss the needs of your aging loved one.