Recovering Safely At Home with BrightStar
Get support after surgery or medical treatment in Arlington, Alexandria and DC
The most common concern after a medical treatment or surgery is that you will do too much, too soon It's an issue if you get active too quickly, If you jump the gun, you may fall and get hurt or your wound may not heal properly. You need to have support so you don't end up delaying recovery or worst case re-hospitalization.
Following your doctors specific dos and don'ts is key. Pay attention to them. Maybe you have a green light for simple activities, for instance, but a red light for strenuous ones. Or maybe you're supposed to walk every day but not lift anything over 10 pounds. Stick to what your doctor tells you and don't overdo it because you will have setbacks, especially with heavy lifting.
BrightStar provides transitional care services to assist in recovery care following hospitalization or medical procedure. Leaving the hospital or a skilled nursing facility to go home could lead to critical health and social problems for individuals, but in many cases this can be prevented. Nurse-led care delivered at home can help reduce undesirable outcomes like re-hospitalization, medication errors, falls, and it may even reduce long-term health care costs by helping to prevent the worsening of health conditions. BrightStar Care® offers recovery care services and expertise to help you make a safe and healthy recovery at home and lower the likelihood of a return trip to the hospital.
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