FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Here are few frequently asked questions about Recuperative Care parameters from hospitals and other medical facilities, along with their answers.

Yes, but only if they are able to transfer in and out of the wheelchair to perform their activities of daily living (ADLs) without any assistance.

Patients who are incontinent are not automatically denied from the program. Incontinent patients referred must be able to change their own briefs without assistance in order to be considered into the program.

Yes, status in this country does not affect admittance into the program.

Yes. All of our Recuperative Care locations are staffed with licensed nurses and personnel with a medical background. All of the Recuperative Care staff, whether medical or not, is trained in CPR and First Aid.

It depends on the type of offense committed. Acceptance will be on a case-by-case basis. Please talk to the Referral Coordinator.

Yes, but the case manager referring the patient will have to first get approval to refer the patient from their Director/Supervisor of the Discharging hospital, and must make sure the patient has all the needed medications, medical supplies, and transportation to the approved Recuperative Care location prior to their arrival.

No. Unfortunately housing is not guaranteed, but we at Recuperative Care can guarantee that our staff will do everything possible to obtain housing for each patient or place them in the right direction to obtain housing.

It varies, but the average turnaround time is 2 hours, 7 days a week. Once the referral coordinator has all patient information to make an informed decision, the referral coordinator will determine approval or denial to the program.