Post-Operative Care

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Our short-term Post-Operative Care services are designed to help anyone recovering at home from a surgery or procedure. The care provider we refer can perform a range of services to help you through the critical first weeks after surgery, allowing you to get the rest and proper care that you need to recover.

Skilled Care Services:

Post-Operative Skilled Care services are performed by a Registered Nurse (RN) and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who specialize in surgical aftercare. They will work closely with your surgeon to ensure that your recovery goals and pain management needs are met. This includes:

  • Skilled observation and assessment
  • Surgical site care/wound care
  • Pain management
  • Medication management
  • Ongoing support and review of post-surgical instructions
  • Passive range of motion assistance (according to physician’s protocol)
  • Attachment of continuous motion machine (or any other devices)

Additional Post-Operative Services:

We can also refer a Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Companion to assist with other services that might be useful during your surgery recovery time, such as:

  • Meal preparation
  • Prescription pickup
  • Medication reminders
  • Transportation to and from the surgical center for the procedure, as well as follow-up appointments, and physical therapy appointments
  • Light housekeeping
  • Personal care: bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting
  • Assistance with walking and transferring (to bed, chair, etc.)
  • Overnight care

Common surgeries and medical procedures requiring Post-Operative home health care:

Hip Replacement  |  Knee Replacement  |  Shoulder Surgery  |  Orthopedic Surgery  |  Open Heart Surgery  |  Spinal Surgery  |  General Surgery  |  Cataract Surgery  |  Cosmetic Surgery

For more information about Post-Operative Care, and all of our home health care services for Florida, or to schedule a free-in-home consultation, contact your local Client Care Liaison today!