More in home success stories from the field 11/10/11

Highway to Success





After a long battle of an acute illness in an area hospital, one of our care managers met with a client CareForce has worked with for many years.  She was surprised and sorry to see the significant decline in her condition as she was hopeful she could return to her previous living arrangements.  After this initial meeting post discharge from the hospital, the outlook did not look promising as she was now on hospice due to the toll the hospitalization and illness took on her.  Knowing how important and beneficial exercise is, our care manager instructed the caregiver to just start with some simple exercises with the goal of gaining strength so she (the client) could assist more with transfers as she was requiring total assist with all care needs and transfers.  Today (4months later), our client is no longer on hospice and is now walking with a walker and going for car rides and outings.  She is looking forward to her 101st birthday this month! We are so proud of both the caregiver and client’s success.