For many elderly people, staying in their own home for as long as possible can be very important. However, in some circumstances this may not seem like a good idea for their loved ones, as the elderly relative may be in poor health, have decreased mobility, or have vision problems that make living independently difficult or dangerous. Fortunately, there are many organisations that offer home care options for precisely this situation.
Unfortunately, even if you would love to stay in the hospital while you fully recover from your recent accident, it often isn't an option with an overcrowded health system. In these cases, getting some in-home occupational therapy support can be a great option.
Sleeping in your own bed
One of the tricky things about being in hospital is that everything you usually rely on to get physically and emotionally comfortable is not available.