Convalescent Care Center

Convalescent Care CenterWhen recovering from a long term illness or medical procedure, seniors may have the option to stay at a convalescent care facility where they are cared for by professional medical staff in a home-like environment.

Below is a more detailed article on convalescent homes, as well as other articles pertaining to convalescent care.

Convalescent Homes

Nursing homes, convalescent homes, rest homes. These terms are often used interchangeably but there are differences in intent. Convalescent Homes are more commonly called Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRF). Such facilities are primarily designed to provide a home-like environment while patients recover from long term illnesses or medical procedures. Learn more about Convalescent Homes

Convalescent Care

Convalescent care provides a specialized environment for patients after surgeries, illness or medical procedures, and are intended for short-term care. Convalescent homes are staffed with medical professionals who can provide health care for a patient in a home-like environment. Read more about Convalescent Care