Our post-operative / convalescent hospital to home service
Following a debilitating illness or surgery, most people are keen to return back home from hospital as soon as possible. Here, in relaxed and comfortable surroundings, they are statistically more likely to recover faster and are removed from hospital acquired infections.
Our live-in care and visiting care rehabilitation services, can all be arranged in advance of your surgery or expected hospital discharge date to ensure that your home care is in place for when you need it.
Our post-operative care
Life after surgery can present a number of physical, emotional and practical challenges. Our tailored service is specifically adapted to the level of support that you require, helping to facilitate a quick recovery in the privacy and comfort of home.
Our team work closely with hospital discharge teams and the other health professionals involved in your care to assist with your prescribed post-operative treatment and exercise regimes. They will help you to follow a nutritious diet, encourage good hydration and a keep a close eye on your recovery to reduce the changes of infection or hospital readmission.
In the case of knee or hip replacement surgery, our carers will be on hand to assist with safe mobility. They will help you around the house, run your errands and prepare your meals, enabling you to focus on your recovery and regain your strength at a comfortable pace until you feel ready to resume your normal daily life.
Our convalescent care
For those recovering from a debilitating illness, our convalescent home care service helps you to return home from hospital and recuperate in relaxed surroundings. Our carers will help assist with medication, encourage gentle exercise and look after your household chores. They recognise the turmoil you have been through and are there to provide friendly companionship; to help rebuild your strength and confidence and will remain with you for as long or as little as you need them.
Emergency post-operative or convalescent home care
We understand that sometimes very little notice is given by your hospital as to your discharge date. Our responsive team are on hand and able to provide emergency post-operative and convalescent care when required. In this instance, please call our team on 01252 852100 so that we can fast track your enquiry and arrange for care to be swiftly arranged.
Berkeley Home Health - as much or as little help as your require
If you require full time support, our live-in care service provides a carer to live with you full time whilst you recuperate. They will ensure your physical and personal care needs are met, as well as prepare fresh meals and look after your home. Alternatively, if you just require a little with your recovery, our visiting carers can pop in a few times daily to help around the house, collect your shopping and assist with your personal care requirements.
Need help or advice?
For further advice on our post-operative and convalescent live-in care and visiting care options, please call our friendly team on 01252 852100. Alternatively, complete the callback form on this page and a live-in care advisor will contact you as soon as possible.