TRANSITIONAL REHABILITATION

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The intensive, consistent schedule promotes a speedy recovery; reducing the time it takes patients to return to the home. The typical transition period ranges from one to six weeks. For patients requiring a longer stay, special accommodations can be made. TRANSITIONAL REHABILITATION AND SERVICES Following surgery, significant injury or illness, patients want to return home to their normal routine.  Following a hospital stay, patients are often not ready to return home to the responsibilities of cooking, cleaning and driving.  To focus on recovery, many patients enter a short-term, inpatient therapy program.  A thorough rehabilitation program helps: Provide concentrated healing time Offer specialized therapy regimes to support the healing Improve overall function and ability Increase strength, flexibility, and stamina Prevent patients from returning to the hospitalRead More +

TRANSITION TO HOME

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HOME ADAPTATION AND TRANSITION SERVICES Beginning with home safety and livability assessments, the Wauconda Care team evaluates your home’s “fitness” for continuing therapy gains. We look at your lifestyle and make recommendations for any needed improvement or modification of your home. Every community offers resources which can promote continuing rehabilitation. These community resources help you maintain the “new normal” of beneficial activities. Even before you return home, we help you identify and tap those resources quickly and economically. Home adaptation coordinator Home safety assessment Livability assessment Self care planning Home exercise & fitness planning Weight management Disease management Wound care Medication management