Transitional Care

Transitional Care Services in Roseville and Sacramento, CA

If you have recently been discharged from the hospital due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or another lung condition, the specialists at Pulmonary Medicine Associates in Roseville and Sacramento, California, can help. These experienced medical providers offer a transitional care program to help you ease through the transition from hospital care to your home. Schedule an evaluation by phone or request one online today.

Transitional Care Q & A

What is transitional care?

COPD transitional care from Pulmonary Medicine Associates is a service that helps bridge the gap between hospital care and home treatments. The practice offers this service to people struggling with COPD or other medical issues that affect the lungs. You’ll feel more comfortable and gain peace of mind after undergoing transitional care.

What are the advantages of transitional care?

The Pulmonary Medicine Associates transitional care program offers the following advantages, particularly related to COPD:

  • Reduced COPD symptoms
  • Improved endurance during activities of daily living
  • Reduced risk of hospital readmission
  • Better quality of life
  • Minimal risk of complications

Transitional care allows you to return to a safe home environment. The Pulmonary Medicine Associates experts coordinate with home care providers to monitor your condition and detect possible complications before they become severe. 

Is transitional care right for me?

Your hospital provider lets you know if you’re a candidate for transitional care at Pulmonary Medicine Associates. The practice often monitors and treats patients with the following lung conditions:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Tuberculosis 
  • Pneumonia 
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung collapse 
  • Bronchitis 
  • Buildup of lung fluid
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Asthma
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Asbestosis
  • Chronic coughing
  • Bronchiectasis

Chat with a pulmonologist to determine which transitional care program is best suited for your unique needs and situation. 

What happens during transitional care?

When participating in transitional care programs with the Pulmonary Medicine Associates, your provider assists in implementing discharge planning and home services based on your doctor’s discharge orders.

After you meet the transitional goals, COPD care or other pulmonology treatments continue with the Pulmonary Medicine Associates. You and your family can expect superior, ongoing support from highly trained specialists to ensure the best quality of life possible.

They monitor your symptoms, medications, breathing treatments, and more to achieve long-lasting success. Call the Pulmonary Medicine Associates office anytime you develop new or unusual symptoms or have questions about your transitional care plan. The friendly specialists are happy to help any time you need extra assistance.

Schedule an appointment at Pulmonary Medicine Associates by phone or request one online today to take advantage of outstanding transitional care.