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Surgery Recovery Care

 

Surgery Recovery Care at Home

Retiree With WalkerUndergoing surgery of any kind requires a recovery period that includes rest and a routine that helps the patient return to normal activity as soon as possible.

Most patients need help in the days following surgery, and at least some ongoing assistance until they are fully recovered to resume their normal daily routines. There are many post-surgery details to handle, like making sure that the patient is comfortable, that surgical dressings are fresh and medications taken, and that the patient’s immediate needs are taken care of. Depending on doctor’s orders and the type of surgery, the patient may be encouraged to get up and move around on schedule so the body’s normal functions are maintained.

Surgical recovery times can differ widely, from a few days to months. Regular day-to-day support after surgery is a key element in reducing recovery time. Providing strong post-surgery support is one of the best ways to assure a faster and better recovery.  

Home Help after an Operation

If you’ve just had an operation, after your surgery you’ll feel tired. You may experience pain and feel fatigued. This is your body trying to heal itself and asking you to rest, so it can put energy into recovery. When you come home from the hospital, it’s important that you and your family realize that you will need extra help for a period of time.

If you’re part of a busy family, a senior or a person living alone, it can be hard for family members or friends to find the time to give you the care you need to make a full and healthy recovery. What time they do have, they may want to spend with you, not distracted with running errands or doing chores. A trained, experienced home caregiver can fill this gap and help you and your family cope by providing extra support following your surgery.

Home Recovery Care Help from Acti-Kare

Acti-Kare caregivers can help surgery patients during the crucial days, weeks or months following their operation. Our caregivers provide assistance with day-to-day needs and can help with many tasks such as:

  • bathing, grooming and dental hygiene
  • toileting assistance
  • turning and positioning
  • dressing and getting in and out of bed
  • bedding changes
  • medication reminders
  • movement and exercise routines
  • meal preparation, including special diets and nutrition
  • assistance with eating and drinking
  • laundry and light housework
  • shopping and other errands
  • transportation to/from appointments
  • companionship

After surgery, let a trained, professional caregiver from Acti-Kare spend time with you or your family member to take care of the patient’s needs and speed recovery. Caregivers are available now and can be scheduled on a flexible basis. Call or contact us for more information.






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All I can say is thank you so much! We had recently lost my father when we called on TJ and the Acti-Kare team. Mom moved in with me but was in poor health as well and needed someone to help care for her when I worked. TJ paired us with an absolute angel (Angie). She took care of my mother like she was her own. She quickly became part of the family! My mother would not have been able to remain at home with out the amazing help of Acti-Kare. It's truly been a blessing. -Barb C.

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