Post-Acute Care Services
Ascension’s post-acute care services offer a continuum of care when and where you need it after being discharged from the hospital.
About Post-Acute Care Services
Who will help me after I am discharged from the hospital? Ascension hospital care includes care coordinators who help you get the transitional care you need after being hospitalized. It’s called Post-Acute Care (or subacute care) services. We know it can be stressful to leave the hospital and wonder how you will do it all on your own. You don’t have to. Our Care Coordinators will explain how your primary care healthcare team will be monitoring you as you heal. With your physician’s recommendation, we’ll also identify the best place for you to continue the healing process. Post-acute care services include:
- Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
- Home Health Care
- Long-term Acute Care Hospitalization
- Skilled Nursing Units
No matter your age, Ascension is part of your continuum of care and recovery. We offer a wide variety of services to help you stay on your path of wellness, even after you leave the hospital. Learn more from your hospital care coordinator. They can also help you with referrals to specialty clinics such as advanced heart failure, cancer care, geriatric and senior care, diabetes and wound care.
Personalized care for COVID-19 recovery
As you begin to recover from COVID-19, you may find you have persistent symptoms that are interfering with your daily life. Your symptoms may include:
- Anxiety and depression
- Balance issues and falls
- Body, joint and muscle aches
- Difficulty breathing
- Fatigue or weakness
If you are experiencing lingering symptoms from COVID-19 that are affecting your daily life, finding care at Post-Acute COVID-19 clinics may help. We are ready to support you during your recovery and help coordinate your follow-up care.