Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors– The costs of hospital readmissions—physical, financial, and emotional—are staggering. If you have a client who is about to return home from a hospital stay, or are a caregiver to an older adult in this situation, this web seminar will help to avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparing the home (and yourself) for the older adult’s return. Crucial aspects on what to expect the first day—and the first month—after they return home will also be detailed.
Review reasons people are readmitted to hospital.
Discuss ways to prepare early for an older adult’s return
home from a hospital stay.
Identify warning signs in the first hours and days of
Pinpoint the best transitional care points for an older
adult’s first 30 days back at home..
Review results of a pilot study.
Discuss resources .
1.0 Free AOTA CEUs for Occupational Therapists
This course also offers Free CEUs for Social Workers