After your loved one has spent some time in a skilled nursing facility, he or she might need treatment and assistance when it is time for them to return home, but there is a very high chance that their home may not be on the same level of care that the nursing facility provided.
After staying in a skilled nursing facility, patients will be given a specific set of instructions to follow by the nursing facility that they are leaving, such as meal plans, therapy, or a specific routine that will ensure your loved one has an effective recovery.
Providing A Better Transition
When it comes to skilled nursing facilities goals, there should always be a goal to promote better transitions, whether it is in our out of a nursing facility. A better plan for the transition will improve the quality of care that is provided for the patients. An improved care transition will not only improve the feedback and satisfaction a nursing facility receives, but it will also improve the heath and wellness of the patients, which should be the most important goal of every nursing facility.
What Can Stop The Transition?
There are various reasons for there to be problems during the transition to and from a skilled nursing facility. Sometimes there is not enough information given to families about why the patient was in the nursing facility, insufficient instructions for at-home care, and inadequate information about the illness, disease, and the treatment that is required.
The care provided by your loved one’s nursing facility will be tailored to fit their needs. Every individual should have a certain plan that will help them remain confident in their recovery. The skilled nursing facility you choose should be committed to providing quality care, both for the patient when they are a patient and when they have left the nursing facility.
Contact us here at Fox Subacute today to connect with us so we can provide you with additional information about the type of transition care your loved one may need.