Recovering after a hospital stay

Domiciliary careWe provide a series of top tier support services for home care. They give clients the best possible experience. Many individuals in need of extra help don’t want to leave their own homes. With the domiciliary care we offer, this is not necessary. Instead, you can stay where you feel most comfortable. We will then come in to assist however you need us to and for as long as you need. It is an excellent service to maintain your wellbeing and independence.

Following a stay at the hospital, it is necessary to transition in a healthy manner. You need to follow the proper advice to minimise your chances of illness and readmission. To remain safe and healthy, you should keep the following things in mind.

Understanding your situation

Firstly, ensure that you understand your health condition or problem. Don’t hesitate to go to your GP or nurse with questions. As far as information about your health goes, curiosity is an extremely good thing. The more you know, the easier it will be to adapt your lifestyle.

Don’t reject help

Secondly, accept help from your family, friends, and carers while you recover. With their aid, you can stay on target by keeping up with your medication and appointments. Don’t turn down assistance because you want to do everything by yourself. We all need an extra pair of hands every now and then.

Make arrangements for prescriptions

On your way home from the hospital, you should also contact the pharmacist. You need to make arrangements to pick up your prescriptions if you need any. Coming home with all the essentials in hand enables you to concentrate on finishing your recovery. You can also ask the domiciliary care provider to help with this.

Get rid of hazards

Your home needs to be free of hazards as well. We know this will sound like common sense. However, it is especially vital for anyone returning with less mobility. Get rid of fall hazards and ensure that there will be someone around to assist until you are back on your feet. Furthermore, you could require some extra aid with bathing and showering.

Look at your diet

Finally, it may be a good idea to speak to a nutritionist about your dietary plan. They will offer you a list of foods that will be healthy for you to eat while you rehabilitate. You need to ask them about those things you should drop from your diet too. Eating healthy will lead to a better recovery.

Let us give you the domiciliary care you need

At Diamond Care and Support, we offer help to those with conditions relating to age, cognitive, and physical problems. You may need help with domestic routines and daily tasks. No matter what your needs are, we will give the support you ask for. Moreover, we will see to it that you can live as normally as possible, even after hospital stays.

So, if you would like to use our domiciliary care service, feel free to contact us. We are proud to work across large parts of the North East.