She is also having challenges with shortness of breath, lapses in her short-term memory and she recently fell, fracturing her hip. She was in hospital for 10 days, spent time in convalescent care and then was discharged home. We can help by providing:
Home care nursing to visit and provide care of her surgical wound while monitoring her overall condition.
Home support to assist with her dressing and personal care.
A Registered dietitian to ensure adequate nutrition to facilitate wound healing and strengthen the body.
Occupational therapy to provide suggestions on safety equipment that needs to be installed in her home.
Physiotherapy to provide her with strengthening exercises and arrange for her to borrow a walker.
Case management for an assessment of her longer term care needs for personal care, monitoring of her shortness of breath and blood pressure, prevention of falls, socialization and nutrition support.