Caring for your relative’s recovery together

During a recovery or rehabilitation process, the client experiences a lot. So do his or her relatives. This website exists to make the care process more clear for you as a relative. This way, you know what will happen during your relative’s recovery or rehabilitation process. The aim is always for your relative to return home, but sometimes it is necessary to move to a residence with care.

The care process step by step

Below, you can see all the steps within the care process from the moment your relative has been discharged from the hospital and is about to enter the recovery or rehabilitation center. By clicking on each step, you will see what your relative can expect, what you can do yourself, and what care organisations take care of for you.

Welcome at the recovery or rehabilitation centre

Upon reception, you will hear what you can expect from the stay at the recovery or rehabilitation . Also, you will get a short tour and get the know the staff. Next to that, the care agreement will be signed.

Getting started with recovery or rehabilitation

The care and treatment teams work on your relative’s recovery every day. Depending on your relative’s health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other treatments will be used.

Progress review with your relative (and family)

During the recovery or rehabilitation procedure, there will be multiple meetings to assess the progress of your relative.

Evaluation about the next steps

Further along the recovery or rehabilitation process, a decision will be made whether your relative can return home, or whether your relative needs to move to a permanent residence with care. This decision is discussed during the evaluation.

What has been decided about the next steps at the evaluation?

After the initial steps in the care process, your relative may return home, or move to a permanent living arrangement in care. Both options involve different follow-up steps. Click on the button that applies to your situation.

Organising the new home situation

Before your relative can return home after their recovery or rehabilitation process, their home might need some changes like home care or aids.

Returning home

When your relative’s home is set up correctly, your relative can return home safely.

Getting used to the new home situation

Because your relative has not been at home in some time and things might have changed, it could take a while before they are adjusted.

Applying for a Wlz-indication at the CIZ

When the care team decides that your relative can not live at home anymore, they will have to apply for a Long-term Care Act indication at the CIZ.

Looking for permanent residence with care

If your relative can no longer live at home, we will look for a permanent residence to live with care. In this step, you can read the best way to approach this.

Staying at a temporary place

Maybe the preferred residence does not have a spot available immediately, and your relative can not stay at the recovery or rehabilitation for any longer.

Preparing for the move

It is smart to prepare practical matters before you find a permanent residence with care.

Moving to a permanent residence with care

When preparations are finished, your relative can move to the new residence on the agreed moving date.

Getting used to a permanent residence with care

It could take some time before your relative is used to their new home. They might also have to get used to lifestyle changes.