The new units of convalescence are adjacent to different medical centers. This units are sanitary spaces whose function is to assist those patients who require care prior to his final Homecoming, but that do not require attention that provided hospital acute unit.
Patients who go for this service have various pathologies, normally post-surgical convalescence, neurological pathologies and fragile patients who need an intensive functional recovery.
In an environment of modern design and functional facilities, they receive treatment from programmed and intensive way with a limited three-month stay. So, with less discomfort, feeling outside the usual hospital environment, the patient recovers in less time, causing significant economic savings to the health system because there are shorten recovery times and also saves to the daily travel by ambulance to receive treatments.
The use of these units of convalescence, shortens in statistics the hospital readmissions and prolonged use of health services in rehabilitation. The patient feels at home and in turn receives all the precise attention, and a complete hospital equipment, if the patient required it, would be a step away.