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Postacute Care: A Guide for People With Dementia and Their Caregiver

Published:March 03, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.01.065
      Many people living with dementia are admitted to the hospital because they are sick or have an injury.
      • Daiello L.A.
      • Gardner R.
      • Epstein-Lubow G.
      • Butterfield K.
      • Gravenstein S.
      Association of dementia with early rehospitalization among Medicare beneficiaries.
      Postacute care is the medical care and therapy that a person receives after being in the hospital. A medical health care team can provide information about postacute care options based on the health and safety needs of the person with dementia. In this education page, you will find information on postacute care, ways to find postacute care services in your area, and questions to ask when making decisions about postacute care options.
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