After a hospital stay for a surgery or an illness, you may need special care to recover fully. If this is the case, don’t worry: You won’t have to figure it out on your own.
Home care at the CISSS de la Montérégie-Ouest provides the RASSURÉ program (Ressource dédiée à l’Accompagnement et au Soutien pour la Sécurité de l’Usager de Retour à domicile après un Épisode de soin), which allows seniors to return home safely after a hospital stay and to avoid ending up back in the hospital.
To ease the transition, a health and social services assistant (HSSA) will visit the senior within 24-48 hours after they return home from the hospital. The HSSA helps the senior adjust to their return home and identify their needs, and makes sure they are safe and comfortable. They also inform local resources of the situation and make the necessary arrangements for services.
Users covered by the RASSURÉ program are seniors with a geriatric profile, with multiple health problems, who have made several trips to the Emergency department in the past year.
To qualify for this program, seniors must be able to live alone at home, or have help from a caregiver, and have been referred by the hospital.
How can I access this service?
Requests must be submitted to the home care intake desk at your local CLSC.
This program is available at 7 facilities:
- CLSC Jardin-du-Québec - Napierville
- CLSC Jardin-du-Québec - Saint-Rémi
- CLSC Huntingdon
- CLSC Kateri
- CLSC de Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
- CLSC Châteauguay
- CLSC et Centre de services ambulatoires de Vaudreuil-Dorion