Augustana Care has announced a partnership with Lifesprk to form an Augustana Care Connections pilot program.

The program is a free service for people discharged from short-term rehabilitation to have more support. The goal is to reduce hospital readmissions and improve outcomes. Program participants and their families can choose from a wide range of resources as appropriate and access 24/7 navigation services.  Life Care Navigator Lyn Lais, RN, will administer the program.

“Augustana Care Connections is about giving people the tools they need to avoid rehospitalization after a hospital stay and short-term rehabilitation at an Augustana Care community. Our goal is that patients enjoy longer, fuller and healthier lifestyles following their discharge,” said Augustana Care Chief Operating Officer Tim Middendorf.