Overview of Short Term Nursing Services
Short term care is often advised when individuals are ready to be discharged from the hospital but still have specialized care needs. Transitioning home with the proper care is extremely beneficial to the recovery process because it provides the support of trusted professionals at a time when meeting your medical needs can be critical.
Short Term Nursing Services Provided:
- Registered nurse care
- Medical social work case management
- Assistance with IVs or wound care
- Medication monitoring and administration
- Family caregiver education
Salus Homecare San Diego’s home health is nationally accredited by the Joint Commission for quality of care. This means that our employees are held to the highest expectations, and we constantly monitor and revise our services to support the safety, health and recovery process for our clients. Our agency is one of only a select few deserving of this accreditation, and that is why we receive a substantial number of referrals from many of San Diego’s top healthcare professionals.
As part of Salus Homecare of San Diego’s commitment to excellence, we treat each client as an individual throughout the recovery process. Our home health nurses listen to your needs, respond to your concerns and constantly monitor your care plan in an effort to provide the highest quality care available anywhere.
Short Term Nursing Care FAQ's
To read more FAQs, click here. If you have any specific questions, feel free to call our 24/7 hotline at (888) 725-8742
If one of your employees calls out during my shift, am I left without care?
No. Our San Diego home health clients are always a priority, and we do all we can to ensure that their needs are met. If a home health nurse calls out or is otherwise unavailable to work a scheduled shift, our Care Managers schedule backup care. For any last minute changes, our Care Managers remain on call 24-hours a day and seven days a week to ensure that our clients needs are always met.
Will I pay any of my home health professionals directly?
No. Salus Homecare of San Diego’s home health clients can expect to receive bills directly from our company. When appropriate, we can also file with your insurance company or Medicare. This is for your safety and it also helps to ensure you are billed accurately. If you are ever asked to make payment directly to a nurse or therapist, please notify your Care Manager immediately.
My doctor says I am ready for discharge from the hospital. Can you coordinate my services quickly?
Salus Homecare of San Diego often meets with clients at the hospital to assist in developing an effective recovery care plan. Part of this process always involves coordinating with the client’s physician and discharge planner to ensure continuity of care. Following this important step, home health is made available to the client as soon as they are ready to be discharged.