What to Do After Mom or Dad Breaks a Hip
It’s a phone call you hope you never get, your mother or father has fallen and was taken to such and such hospital for surgery to fix a broken hip or shoulder or etc.
For the elderly, surgery has a greater impact, they just can’t bounce back and be back to work in a few days like someone in their 30’s.
Your immediate thought might be seeing your loved one after surgery and knowing everything went well. However, for some types of surgeries, especially orthopedics (Fixing broken bones, joint replacements and “sports injuries”) surgery is just the first step on the journey to optimal restoration.
For the elderly senior patient, the rehab that follows can be a slow and taxing journey. What then becomes pinnacle for many of these individuals is finding quality assistance in a safe environment for the long term.
CarePatrol Senior Advisors are aptly positioned to help families in this unfamiliar and overwhelming arena of caring for the elderly, broken hip recovery, and finding the safest care options for their loved ones.