Avoiding the $34 billion in annual workplace productivity losses caused by informal caregiving
No truer words than “There’s no place like home” have ever been spoken, especially when someone has been in the hospital for an illness or surgical procedure. Nothing is more comforting than your own bed and coffee from your own mug exactly how you like it.
But what happens upon discharge when a patient needs some help at home? Maybe they aren’t quite steady on their feet and are a fall risk or they need assistance with bathing and meal preparation.
Editor’s Note: Article appeared on page 31 in the June 15, 2020 print edition of NJBIZ.