Pneumonia is a very serious health condition that is caused by specific bacteria. This bacteria leads to inflammation of the lungs and damage to the inside of these organs. This condition can lead to very serious health complications, and even extended hospitalizations. It is critical that a senior who has suffered from pneumonia receives proper medical care, generally including a course of aggressive antibiotics to handle the bacteria, as well as plenty of rest to give the body a chance to recover from the illness. Home care services can make recovering from pneumonia easier and more accessible for seniors.
A home care services companion can be present in the home of a senior who has recently suffered pneumonia in order to ensure that that senior receives the rest and recuperation that he requires in order for his body to heal from the infection and regain its strength. It is unfortunate reality that many seniors who suffer from pneumonia and up hospitalized, and even after they are released from the hospital they are generally readmitted within only a few weeks of discharge because their bodies are not given the opportunity to heal properly. This is generally due to a senior feeling as though he is capable of handling far more activity and taking care of more responsibilities around the house that he is actually able to do. An in home care provider will be present to take care of responsibility such as light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation and even pet care so that the senior can relax and get the rest that his body needs.
If your aging loved one has recently been hospitalized for pneumonia, contact the home health care services agency in your area to discuss hiring a home care services companion for your aging loved one. Introducing this companion to your loved one prior to the release from the hospital can help to make the transition from the hospital into home care easier and less stressful. The home care services companion will help to transition your aging loved one safely from the care of the hospital staff to his home environment in order to protect his ongoing health and well-being.
If you have a loved one who could benefit from the help of home care services in River Oaks, TX contact the caregivers at At Your Side Home Care. We help seniors and their families with many levels of home care service. Call (832) 271-1600 for more information.
Our Certified Nurse Aides, 24-Hour Live-in Assistants and Home Health Aides are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also provide the security and confidence of 24-hour Telephone Assistance, so fast, reliable help is always available when it's needed. To learn more about our homecare services see our homecare services page.
Different people need different levels of homecare. To meet the requirements of our clients, At Your Side Homecare maintains consistent staffing levels of caring professionals. Homecare service is available for as little as a few hours a week, or as many as 24 hours a day, seven days a week
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