Short-term social care unit offers social and medical care to those patients who, due to their health, mobility disorders, or any other reasons, cannot afford to get the necessary care at home.
The care is provided as a social service by Riga municipality up to 60 days per calendar year or for a fee. Being at the social care unit the patients can have:
– medical supervision, medicamental therapy and injections;
– therapeutic exercises;
– necessary care supplies;
– bedsore control;
– catering, in case of need enteral feeding through a probe;
– social care, social care worker’s counselling and practical assistance;
– support to the relatives in acquiring skills in patient care and rehabilitation.