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Practical Insights for Busy Caregivers

How care coordinators can help you plan for your relative’s discharge from hospital

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If you have a relative returning home from hospital, chances are they’re going to need assistance with a whole host of things: new medications, attending follow-up medical appointments, managing day-to-day activities, coping with the emotional fallout of their illness. The list goes on. Who’s going to help them with all these things? you wonder. You may be worried that you’re expected to somehow manage it all yourself. - read more

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