Continuing care and services | Ascension
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Get follow-up care after leaving the hospital

Our continuing care teams provide ongoing support in your home or at an Ascension site of care following your hospital stay.

If you have been hospitalized following a surgery, illness or injury, our continuing care teams are ready to meet you where you are and help you transition to the next level of care. Whether you’re at home or a rehabilitation center, our care team works with you, your doctor and your family to make your transition as comfortable as possible. Based on your personalized discharge plan, we collaborate with your primary care team to deliver a range of services to help you on your path to recovery and wellness. You may receive continuing care and support through:

What is continuing care?
If you need additional support outside of a hospital, our care teams can provide compassionate medical care and therapy services that help patients recover from or manage an illness or injury. Your care team may include internal medicine specialists, nurses, wound care specialists, respiratory therapists, physical, occupational and speech therapists, registered dietitians, and more.

What are the benefits of continuing care?
When you transition to your home or rehabilitation center, you are closely monitored by an experienced team of specialists who are dedicated to your recovery. Care teams are available to answer all your questions and provide hands-on guidance throughout your stay. Continuing care also provides mental, physical and emotional support that encourages independence and healthy lifestyle changes.

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Ascension has a compassionate, personalized approach to continuing care.