With hospital stays averaging four days longer for homeless patients in the LA/Orange County area, recuperative healthcare for the homeless is necessary to ensure they get the post-hospital supervision and treatment they need.
Horizon provides every patient with a comprehensive level of follow-up healthcare at a fraction of the cost for hospitals and insurance companies alike. We monitor and manage each patient’s post-hospital medical recovery, including wound and injury care, daily vitals and medication management, including transportation to and from appointments and prescription pickups.
We also focus on their mental health, providing assessments and discussions with mental health professionals, along with referrals for longer-term care.
Transportation to and from medical appointments can be difficult to secure for people living in precarious situations. At Horizon Recuperative Care, we’re proud to provide prompt transportation to and from any appointments that our patients may need.
Maintaining a consistent medication schedule is a crucial element of a healthy recovery. It may be difficult for patients to get accustomed to taking medication regularly, especially when multiple medications are needed at different times of day, so our staff are well-prepared to help our patients take their medication exactly as prescribed.
At Horizon Recuperative Care, our patients receive supportive monitoring from our dedicated staff 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Our staff are committed to helping our patients recover quickly from hospital stays, find the support they need to prevent a return to homelessness, and reintegrate into society as successful, fully realized individuals.
Behavioral health conditions and addiction are some of the biggest roadblocks faced when recovering from a hospital stay or trying to break the cycle of homelessness. That’s why Horizon Recuperative Care collaborates with other California recuperative services and community support programs to provide our patients with access to behavioral health clinics, methadone programs, and other services that can help prevent a return to homelessness.
We provide comprehensive post acute transitional care for our patients who may be recovering from surgery or other medical procedures. Patients are at their most vulnerable when in need of post acute care, so it’s a key element of our California recuperative care program.
Our team of staff at Horizon Recuperative Care includes specialized nurses and social case managers to help patients coordinate mental health care as part of their recuperative treatment. Mental health is unfortunately one of the most overlooked, yet most important elements in the path to breaking the cycle of homelessness, so we’re dedicated to ensuring our patients get the mental health care they need.
Our patients at Horizon Recuperative Care receive comprehensive homeless case management as part of our standard treatment process. Our staff are well-equipped to facilitate the referral process between our patients and homeless case management professionals. Learn more about our homeless case management services here.
Horizon Recuperative Care is dedicated to helping our patients live healthy, successful lives even after leaving our facilities. We maintain collaborative relationships and connect our patients with case management professionals who can assist our patients in accessing temporary housing, board and care, charity programs, specialized service providers, employment assistance, and other programs. Learn more about our transitional housing support here.
Horizon provides a team of positive, skilled professionals to assist in crisis management 24/7 – 365 days a year, to ensure all our patients succeed in their recuperative care programs. Learn more about our crisis management strategies here.
As part of our California recuperative care program, we help our patients apply for and manage social resources like state identification cards, SSI, food stamps, and other support programs. Learn more about our public benefits management here.