Assistance may be needed for the following cases:
Certain concerns after day surgery and hospital discharge can be well handled by healthier individuals but for those with frailty and aging conditions the following can be an issue and would need assisstance specially for the elders.
Others may experience headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and mouth or jaw pain. Though these are all normal after-effects and are not cause for alarm but should be watched for specially for sick and elderly.
Home-care instructions upon your discharge, and doctor specified follow-up care that clients may need as well as patients who received anesthesia a follow-up phone call by a day surgery nurse one to two days after surgery.
Respite Care is provided to individuals being cared for as a break for caregivers and families where conditions can be due to disabilities, or chronic or terminal illnesses. Respite can occur in out-of-home and in-home settings for any length of time, depending on the needs of the family and available resources.
Understanding respite care (click here to learn more about this topic)