Help available after hospital release

 care transitions program

What is the Care Transitions Program?

The Care Transitions Program provides assistance for individuals who are just released from a hospital or rehab stay and need help while they recuperate in their own homes. This help can prevent or delay nursing home placement and hospital re-admission. Care Transitions provides help and support for qualifying seniors for up to 30 days.

How can Care Transitions help me?

The Care Transitions Program may provide a range of services including:

  • Care Coaching
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Development of a Personal Health Record
  • Home delivered meals
  • Homemaking
  • Transportation
  • Other needed  services

Who is ELIGIBLE for Care Transitions?

The program is currently available for residents of the area who:

  • Are being discharged from the hospital, living temporarily  in a nursing home or are rehabilitation center patient
  • Have a need for these services

How do I APPLY for the Care Transitions Program?

  • The application process begins with a call to the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243
  • The Elder Helpline is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Voice Mail is available after hours.

Address: 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301 Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone:1-800-262-2243  •  Fax: 352-378-1256

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