Rehabilitation care at home

Our specialist rehabilitation care can support you with your recovery after illness or a stay in hospital. Our Care Professionals can deliver a practical, tailored service to help you recuperate in the comfort of your own home.

Home care can help speed up your recovery time

A spell of illness or a stay in hospital is stressful and can knock us off our feet for a while. Rest assured, Home Instead has extensive experience of helping people to get home from hospital safely and regain their sense of comfort and independence.

Research shows rehabilitating at home is better for your wellbeing, so Home Instead offers a variety of support services to help you recuperate at home and focus on getting better.

Whether organising transport, medication, equipment, meal preparation, household chores, companionship or personal care, our experienced Care Professionals can help you with all aspects of your rehabilitation and recuperation to ensure a speedy recovery.

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Fully-qualified Care Professionals

At Home Instead, we work with you to provide flexible, personalised home care based on your specific requirements when you need it, whether on an ongoing or short-term post-operative basis. Our Care Professionals are hand-picked for their character and values, and are expertly trained to support older people and their families.

They have experience working with community health teams and other medical professionals, and are qualified in providing clinical care services. We offer specialist care including for dementia and Parkinson’s, so if you need assistance with your medical condition our Care Professionals can provide tailored support to help you recover and recuperate at home, your way.

Rehabilitation care from Home Instead will:

  • Potentially reduce health complications and hospital admissions
  • Assist with your health needs and management plan
  • Work with you and your health care team when reviewing your care needs
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We've helped thousands of families to stay safe, comfortable and happy at home. Whatever situation you're facing, or whatever the question is, Home Instead is here to help.

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What is rehabilitation and recuperation?

Rehabilitation and recuperation is the period spent recovering from illness or injury, when someone works towards returning to their former health or physical state.

Your doctor or surgeon will advise you on the best way to do this; for illness, this might include certain foods or supplements, an exercise plan, or techniques to relax and relieve physical tension. Recovery after surgery may include any of these things, as well as prescribed pain medication, physical therapy or exercises relevant to the affected area, wound care if necessary, or temporary bed rest.

The advice you will receive will be personalised to your situation, so make sure that you follow it closely.

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What is rehabilitation and recuperation care?

Rehabilitation and recuperation care is there to support you in any way you need. From assistance with arranging discharge from hospital or attending clinic appointments, to helping with daily tasks such as household cleaning, laundry, personal care, medication administration, meal preparation, or getting out into the community. Home Instead can also provide more specific support around complex health needs such as catheters, enteral tubes, and stoma orbasic wound care. We are even there to support with any rehabilitation programmes that you may have been provided.

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The benefits of rehabilitation and recuperation care

Our Care Professionals are fully trained and assessed as competent in your specialist care needs to support you in the best way, often relieving pressure on family caregivers. Evidence suggests effective support helps reduce the number of possible complications and the need for hospital admissions. Having professional support means that the little – and big – things can be taken care of so that you can just focus on getting better.

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Why choose rehabilitation and recuperation care at home?

Receiving care with Home Instead allows you to maintain your independence, routine, and lifestyle. We will work with you to match you with a Care Professional with common interests and hobbies, so that you can connect on a personal level and build a trusting relationship. Home Instead also liaises with you and your clinical team to guarantee the best care is delivered to the highest standard, ensuring a fully bespoke and tailored care plan is provided depending on your needs. With Home Instead, care is carried out when you need it, not when it suits others.

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