Surgical Recovery

Post-Operative Care at Home

Post-Surgery Home Care Program

Surgery patients often feel more comfortable and secure being cared for at home. Patients often want to stay at home so that they will not be separated from family, friends and familiar surroundings. Options Home Health helps patients achieve this desire. We offer home health care after surgery to help patients and their families cope with all aspects of patient care and address new issues as they arise.

Post-Surgery Home Care Services

Options Home Health offers patients home help after surgery that may include the following services:

  • Pre- and post-operative education
  • Activity instruction by a physical or occupational therapist to prevent patient from developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Home health aide services to assist with bathing, showering and activities of daily living
  • Pain management
  • Anti-coagulation therapy/management
  • Edema treatment administered by our certified edema therapist
  • Wound management, drain care, and suture and staple removal
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Psych nursing to help patients cope with the emotional changes that may result from the surgical procedure or the onset of a new diagnosis
  • Coordination of private care for personal and respite care