Are you looking for post operative care services in London?

Whatever your age or your circumstance, admission to hospital for a surgical procedure can feel very daunting, and thinking about how you might cope when released from hospital, is often as unnerving.

Our post operative care service is ideal for:

  • Elderly patients 
  • Patients living alone
  • Patients who don’t have friends of family nearby
  • Patients needing someone to discharge and take home
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Post Operative Care
When Post Operative Care Becomes A Reality

Are you concerned about how you’re going to manage your discharge from hospital?

Do you feel you might struggle with your mobility following your operation?

Are you worried you’ll jeopardise your recovery by trying to take on daily household tasks?

Are you feeling anxious about managing your pain effectively once back at home?

Post Operative Care
If you’re due to be admitted to hospital for an operation or surgical procedure and are likely to require some degree of post operative care, please get in touch with us. Our expert team of post operative carers work across London to support recently discharged hospital patients with their recovery.

We know how important it is for patients to take it easy, following a stay in hospital. We’re also aware that people’s post operative care needs vary and that there’s no one size fits all approach. We understand that the type of surgery patients have had, their health history and general wellbeing all play a part in determining the nature and scope of their post operative care.

So, whether you just need someone to get you home from the hospital, or you feel you could benefit from some assistance with household tasks, or if you require longer-term help with pain management and physiotherapy, our carers will step in and offer their support in any way that’s needed, so that you can focus on making a full and speedy recovery.

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What to expect with our 
Post Operative Care
 Service
Hospital to home services
Following an operation, patients who don’t have access to adequate aftercare and support are required to remain within the care of the N.H.S, even if they have been deemed eligible for discharge. Such ‘bed blocking’ not only costs the NHS, but can cost the patient too, with healthy patients contracting illnesses due to delayed discharge. If you live alone and don’t have friends and family nearby that can pick you up from hospital and get you settled in at home, we can help. Our reliable and experienced carers can help you get from the hospital to the comfort of your own home quickly and safely.
Help with pain management
Post operative pain can last from a few days to several weeks and dealing with it can sap one’s energy and lead to increased levels of anxiety and depression. Add to this, the pressure of keeping on top of everyday tasks and pain management at home can become a real challenge. Our care assistants recognise this and can undertake tasks that you find taxing or uncomfortable, such as shopping, cleaning, meal preparation and even administering medication. With the daily household chores taken care of, you can focus on resting up and relieving your pain.
Support with post operative tasks
Our carers will be on hand to help you complete any post operative care tasks that your surgeon or doctor has assigned to you and support you with any physiotherapy exercises you’ve been asked to do. With your post discharge recommendations covered, you’re more likely to make a swift recovery and avoid any unnecessary return trips to hospital.
Mobility assistance
Are you keen to get out and about and keep active after your operation, but are worried you might have a fall? Rest assured, if you’re a bit unsteady on your feet, our carers are trained to help you move about your home safely. We can accompany you on walks to the local shops or the park or if you’d prefer to just do some gentle exercises at home, our carers are more than happy to supervise these. Whatever your mobility needs, our carers are on hand to help until your confidence returns and you’re able to move about independently.
Personal care
Your procedure or operation may make personal care tasks more difficult. Mobility issues and increased pain levels can make visiting the toilet, teeth-brushing, bathing and shaving more complicated and harder to carry out without assistance. Our compassionate carers can support you with these tasks, however you need them to and will do so with discretion and sensitivity.
Reinforcing routines
When you leave hospital, it can sometimes be challenging to try and remember all the new routines you’ve been issued with. Our carers can provide you with regular reminders. So, whether you need to take medication at a certain time, avoid certain foods, or exercise regularly, you can rest assured that we’ll help you stay on top of your doctor’s instructions and expectations
More reasons to consider our home care
Take a look here at the full list of features and benefits available with our home care service.
Other ways we can support your post operative recovery:
  • Escort to appointments, such as GP or dentist
  • Prescription collections
  • Personal assistance with paperwork and bills
  • Support to attend local activities and events
  • Feedings pets
  • Light gardening
  • Companionship
  • Emergency response
A day in the life with 
Ana
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"During my daily routine as a care assistant, l look forward to making a difference to my customers. Communication is very important, as is listening and companionship. I enjoy caring for their physical and emotional needs, keeping them self- motivated, helping them with their exercises, administering their medication, as well as assisting them with their personal hygiene and nutrition. Making sure my clients are safe and well looked after means everything to me."
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Finding exceptional 
Post Operative Care
 in London is possible

From Acton to Dulwich and Notting Hill to Wimbledon - wherever your live in London, our carers are ready to support you.

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We do more than Just 
Post Operative Care

Whatever your care need and wherever your loved one is on their care journey, please contact us and let’s talk. We're here to help.

Why choose Tiggo Care?
Our 
Post Operative Care
 is based on personal experience

We understand, first-hand how important it is to secure flexible and bespoke home care for your loved one.

Chris Williams, Founder of Tiggo Care
“Tiggo Care is born out of my own personal experiences, following my struggle to find suitable care for my parents, both of whom lived with rare diseases..."
Chris Williams - Tiggo Care Founder
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More reasons to choose Tiggo Care
Our packages are bespoke
At Tiggo Care we understand how precious your loved one is to you and how unique they are. We also appreciate how overwhelming it can be to research and source the most suitable type of care.

We fundamentally believe that there is no ‘one size fits all’ care package and like to work with you and your loved one to understand your specific requirements. We’ll then create a tailored care package and match your relative with their ideal carer.
We're fully regulated
Unlike some other care providers, we are fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission. This means we are regularly inspected, rated and audited and ensures that we are a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led organisation, committed to delivering the best possible care.

We’re also proud members of the Homecare Association, the U.K’s membership body for home care providers, which holds organisations to a high set of standards and requests them to abide by a strict code of practice
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Our carers are fully vetted & trained
At Tiggo Care, all our carers undergo a rigorous recruitment and induction process. They are fully vetted and background checked, with all references followed up. Our carers also undertake their training on the best eLearning system currently available within the UK care market, ensuring they are well placed to deliver the best possible service. Specialist training courses such as moving and handling, medications and basic life support are also completed by our carers face to face, as we feel these courses are more effective when delivered in person.
It's easy to get started...
If you like what you've read and are ready to access one of our care services or perhaps just have some questions, please follow our simple 3 step process below.
1
Get in touch
Send us some additional information about your request by emailing us or using the form below. Alternatively, if you would prefer to speak with someone directly, please feel free to call us.
2
Discuss your needs
Our care manager will arrange a free consultation with you at your loved one’s home to better understand your requirements, create a personalised care plan and pair your loved one with a suitable carer.
3
Meet your carer
And that’s it. You’re all set! We’ll introduce you to your loved one’s carer and the whole team, who’ll be able to provide you with all the ongoing support you’ll need.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is post operative care?
Post operative care is care that is provided to a patient following an operation or surgical procedure. It can start in hospital and continue at home, following a patient’s discharge. The type of post operative care a patient requires will be determined by the patient’s doctor or surgeon.
Why is post operative care important?
Post operative care is key to ensuring a patient recovers from their procedure quickly, fully and without complications such as infection. Post operative care at home, delivered by a specialist care team, enables patients to focus solely on their recovery rather than worrying about having to complete everyday household chores.
What does post operative care involve?
The type of post operative care a patient receives depends entirely on the procedure they’ve had and how well they’ve come through it. Care may simply involve some help with cooking, cleaning and shopping, or it may include assistance with personal care, administering medication or managing a patient’s pain.
How long will it take to receive care following a hospital discharge?
Care can be delivered as soon as a patient is discharged from hospital. We can undertake an immediate risk assessment and have a carer in place within 24 hours. We can even collect the patient from hospital and have a meal ready for them as they come through the door.
How do I arrange post operative care?
To arrange post operative care please give us a call on 020 8102 8628. The sooner you can arrange care, the better. We recommend calling us at least two weeks prior to the planned hospital discharge, but if that's not possible we can also arrange last minute emergency care.

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