Convalescence Services

Under Negotiation: Expected Launch 2015-2016

IMCM is positioned to as s Management Group for the Future of Health Care. The company is divided into four area.

Convalescence Care
Personal Health Centre
Assessment Centre

If you have a patient that needs 24-hour supervision and time to recuperate before going home, then consider the IMCM approach and the program.

Convalescence Care

ADMISSION PROCEDURES TO THE IMCM CENTRE(Canada)

1. The family Doctor or Physician attending to a patient at the Hospital will recommend clients to the IMCM Centre or your local CCAC and ask for the case manager.

2. Family or Caregiver may request a patient to be considered for the program prior to returning to home.

3. The Discharge Planner or Case Coordinator at the Hospital may ask to consider a stay at the IMCM program for extra time to recuperate.

4. The CCAC Case Managers will assess eligibility for the IMCM program.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?

The Enhanced Convalescent Care program is available at IMCM approved  Assisted Living Residence. For additional Admission Criteria and/or Exclusion Criteria, please contact IMCM Centre case manager at (To be Announced)

We are in negotiation for ENHANCED CONVALESCENT CARE A PROJECT BETWEEN IMCM & Community Care Access Centre or Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) WITH SUPPORT FROM LOCAL HOSPITALS FUNDED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

WHAT IS ENHANCED CONVALESCENT CARE?

“A goal-oriented, case-managed low intensity convalescent care service, provided on a short term basis to individuals who, following an acute medical or surgical episode, require a longer period of time to  heal and regain their maximum functional levels in order to return home.”

This program provides:

• skilled therapy and nursing care
• 24-hour assisted living environment
• encourages increasing activity and convalescence.

You will see the acronym “IMCM” used in this website to represent Enhanced Convalescent Care with Integrated MediCare.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

• To provide a safe environment for Adults who have need to regain their maximum functional levels which will allow them to return to their home after discharge.
• To provide an alternative goal oriented, case-managed, low intensity care option for clients in acute hospital beds.
• To provide teaching opportunities for clients and their caregivers to learn to manage their care/health status in the home environment.
• To support the caregiver and/or social network to care for the individual.
• To provide a seamless transition from Hospital to the client’s home environment.

WHO NEEDS CONVALESCENT CARE?

Individuals in hospital, who no longer need acute care, but require 24-hour supervision:

Need a longer time to recondition or convalesce after a period of hospitalization before returning to their home/community.

Maximum stay of 6 weeks in the IMCM program

Need further treatment/mobilization and require a safe environment to achieve these goals. Orthopedic fractures (resulting from trauma and/or injury) will be the main client population suitable for IMCM.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Client must maintain their home address.

Referring agency must agree to take the client back if the client becomes medically or psychologically unstable.

Client and caregiver agree to participate in teaching activities in preparation for discharge home.

Client must have the motivation to participate in mobilization/reactivation routines and activities.

Client’s condition is medically stable:

The acute phase is completed

No unstable surgical or cardiopulmonary complications

Pain management plan is in process

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