Category: short term care

Also known as sub-acute or transitional rehabilitation, post-acute care allows a patient to heal after an unexpected hospital stay. A comfortable setting with a compassionate team like Santé is ideal for patients who no longer need inpatient care, but aren’t ready to go home. With services to assist with pain management and wound care, post-acute care (PAC) can be critical to a full recovery.

Chronic joint pain is a common ailment among elderly men and women. As the body ages, the joints in the hands and feet can become swollen. Even though it’s common, you might not know that painful swelling in the joints can eventually result in bone erosion, joint deformity, and damaged body systems. If you’re suffering from chronic pain due to inflammation in the joints, you may be suffering from an autoimmune disease called rheumatoid arthritis.

If you or a loved one is planning for an upcoming surgery, having the support of your family is crucial for the pre- and post-operation procedures. Knowing how to help your family plan for a major surgery will, in turn, help you.  

The rehabilitation treatment process begins with knowing the right type of treatment for your specific situation. Santé’s rehabilitation services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy in addition to skilled nursing services. By understanding the differences between short-term and long-term care, you’ll be better equipped to improve your quality of life and recover from injury.