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Post-Hospital Care

Easing the Transition from Hospital Care

When patients leave Deaconess Hospital, they may require additional medical services. But choosing post-hospital care can be a daunting task. It’s hard to know what level of care is necessary and which providers provide the needed services. Many patients also worry about how they will pay for ongoing care.

The Deaconess Case Management staff wants to help you make informed decisions. Our specialized social workers and nurses are available to help hospital patients and their families plan post-hospital care. Additionally, we offer the resources below.

Levels of Post-Hospital Care
Learn about the types of care available outside of the hospital. Complex care may involve skilled medical services, while minimal care may simply involve meal preparation and cleaning services.

Our Post-Hospital Services
Learn about Deaconess services, including multiple levels of rehabilitative care, hospice, home care and other assistive services.

Deaconess Hospital patients may contact the Case Management Department at 812/450-3455 for assistance.