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Post Hospitalization Pathways 2:30 - 3:30 PM (In-Person) West Hills
Monday, September 18, 2023, 2:30 PM until 3:30 PM
Fairwinds West Hills Retirement Community
8138 Woodlake Ave.
West Hills, CA 91304
SSG Academy Fairwinds - West Hills Host
Join SSG Specialist Granie Pangilinan, LVN In this comprehensive class, attendees will delve into the multifaceted world of post-hospitalization care and recovery. Tailored to equip both patients and caregivers with vital knowledge, the course breaks down the critical steps and considerations after a hospital stay. Topics covered will include: 1. Understanding Discharge Instructions: Deciphering medical jargon and ensuring adherence to post-hospital care.
2. Medication Management: Recognizing the importance of timely medication, potential side effects, and interactions.
3. Physical Limitations and Rehabilitation: Recognizing potential mobility challenges and the role of physical therapy.
4. Mental and Emotional Well-being: Addressing post-hospitalization blues, anxiety, and strategies for coping.
5. Nutritional Adjustments: Emphasizing the significance of diet in the healing process.
6. Monitoring for Red Flags: Identifying signs of complications and when to seek immediate medical attention.
7. Follow-up Appointments: The importance of post-discharge doctor visits and continuous monitoring.
8. Home Health Services: An overview of available services and their benefits.
9. Insurance and Billing: Navigating post-hospital financial responsibilities and understanding insurance claims.
10. Community Resources: Tapping into local services and support groups for holistic recovery.
By the end of the session, participants will be better prepared to manage the transition from hospital to home, ensuring a smoother, more informed recovery journey.
Hosted in partnership with Fairwinds West Hills Retirement Community