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At Golden State Recuperative Care, we gladly house, heal, and help your patients. Please review our admission criteria and contact us if you have any questions.

A patient being considered for Recuperative Care must meet the following criteria:

  • Homeless, in the process of being homeless, or currently living in a setting that is not conducive to recovery or post-hospitalization care
  • Able to complete activities of daily living (ADLs) independently. Wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment may be accepted under the following conditions:

    – Able to use DMEs safely and understands the proper use and handling

    – Able to use DMEs without assistance from a caregiver

    – Able to walk for at least 50 feet before a hospital or facility discharge, with or without DMEs

  • Able to take the medication with staff oversight
  • Continent of both bowels and bladder. If diapers or special briefs are used, the patient must be able to maintain their hygiene independently.
  • Medically and psychiatrically stable upon discharge
  • Alert, oriented, and aware of personal details
  • Not a danger to other people or self
  • If specialized care or equipment is required, please disclose and discuss with our recuperative care staff.

Patients who meet these guidelines may NOT receive recuperative care:

  • Unable to complete ADLs, take medication on their own, or maintain personal care routines
  • Incontinent of bladder and/or bowel
  • Cognitively impaired
  • Has a highly contagious illness
  • Quadriplegic
  • Has Stage 3 or higher decubitus ulcers
  • Has a cardiac ejection fraction percentage of < 30
  • Has active TB/C-DIFF/MRSA of sputum (possibility of wound)
  • Active substance abuse and unwilling to abstain during recuperative care
  • Medically and psychiatrically unstable
  • Combative, disruptive, or aggressive behavior that endangers staff or other people
  • Actively detoxing and not yet close to stabilizing