Home Prep for Hospital and Rehab Discharge: Freedom Mobility’s Essential Guide

At Freedom Mobility Solutions, we know that the transition from hospital or rehab to home can be challenging. Ensuring a smooth and safe return home is essential for recovery and maintaining independence. That’s why we offer comprehensive services and products designed to enhance home accessibility, safety, and comfort.

Start Preparing Early

To ensure a smooth transition, it's important to start planning early. Begin the conversation at admission, assess your home for safety, and get organized with quotes for multiple options. Decide whether you want to purchase or rent the necessary equipment.

Enhancing Home Accessibility with Ramps

One of the key elements to a smooth discharge process is making sure your home is accessible. Our EZ Access modular, portable, and threshold ramps provide safe and easy access for wheelchair, powerchair, and mobility scooter users. These ramps are available in sizes from 2ft to 10ft and can be installed without the need for permits, ensuring quick and hassle-free setup. Our range includes:

  • Modular and Portable Ramps
  • Transitions Angled Entry Plate
  • Transitions Modular Entry Ramp
  • Transitions Angled Entry Mats
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Reliable and Comfortable Stairlifts

Navigating stairs can be a significant challenge for many patients' post-discharge. Our Handicare Stairlifts ensure safe and comfortable floor-to-floor travel, with tailored options for both straight and curved staircases. We provide:

  • Straight Stairlifts
  • Curved Stairlifts
  • Outdoor Stairlifts
  • Heavy Duty Stairlifts

These stairlifts are designed to cater to all ages and can be customized to fit your home's unique architecture.

Hospital Beds and Mattresses for Optimal Comfort

Proper rest and support are crucial during recovery. We offer a wide range of hospital beds and mattresses from top brands like Span America, Transfer Master, and Prius Health Care. Our beds are designed to enhance healing and wound prevention, with features that promote comfort and support. We provide:

  • Full Electric Beds
  • Low Hospital Beds
  • Deluxe Hospital Beds
  • Foam Mattresses
  • Air Mattresses

Additionally, the Halo Bed Ring ensures safety during transfers, minimizing the risk of falls and injuries.

Patient Transfer Lifts and Mobility Aids

Ensuring safe and efficient patient mobility is essential for both patients and caregivers. Our range of BestCare patient transfer lifts includes non-powered, powered, and standing models, along with a variety of sling sizes for secure and hygienic transfers. These lifts make daily activities easier and safer. Watch a video of how one of our Hoyer lift options work:  

Grab Bars and Security Poles

Fall prevention is a top priority for patients transitioning home. We offer Grab Bars by Moen and Security Poles by Stander, providing essential support and stability in the bathroom and bedroom. Our technicians can measure and install these solutions the same day, ensuring immediate safety enhancements.

Custom Railings for Enhanced Safety

Handrails are vital for safety and stability, especially on porches, stairs, and hallways. We offer custom and aluminum railings to suit both indoor and outdoor settings, including:

  • Fortress Handrail
  • Custom Wooden Handrail
  • Modular Handrail System

Contact Us Today

At Freedom Mobility Solutions, we are dedicated to helping you experience the freedom to move effortlessly and safely. Serving MD, DC, and NOVA, we are here to assist you with all your mobility needs. Visit us at freedommobilitysolutions.com or call us at 443-445-3518 to learn more about how we can support your transition from hospital or rehab to home.

By ensuring that your home is well-prepared and equipped with the right mobility aids, you can reduce discharge delays, prevent falls, lower readmission rates, and improve overall quality of life. Let Freedom Mobility Solutions be your partner in achieving a smooth and safe transition home.

Rebecca Brashewitz June 5, 2024
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