Home Health

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Our Home Health team provides skilled services to patients who are not capable of leaving their home to get care. Our team of nurses, physical therapists, and other health care professionals provide care under a plan prescribed by the patient’s physician. The patient and/or their caregiver carry out the plan of care under the supervision of our team. Our team communicates with the physician to discuss the patient’s status, response to therapy, and any suggested changes to the plan of care.

Our services include:

  • Nurses assess the patient’s condition on each visit. This may include assessing the patient’s response to medications or the condition of an incision, checking vital signs, such as blood pressure, and more.
  • Nurses teach patients about medications, disease process, diet, and nursing procedures such as injections and wound care.
  • Nurses evaluate home safety and provide information on preventing falls, medication safety, and much more.
  • Physical Therapists assess a client’s living quarters to minimize the safety hazards and enable him or her to function independently in and out of the home.
  • Physical therapists combine exercise with other treatments to rehabilitate muscles and increase functional use of limbs following an accident or illness.
  • Physical therapists develop and teach clients specific exercise programs, assist clients with walking and stair climbing, and help them improve in strength, endurance, flexibility and balance.
  • Physical Therapists arrange for adaptive equipment, such as bathroom safety equipment, and instruct on the use of walkers and canes.
  • Speech Therapists assist patients who have swallowing difficulties as a result of neurological or physical impairment, such as surgery or other disease process.
  • Speech Therapists can assess a patient’s swallowing ability, make recommendations for an appropriate diet level, and teach a client or caregiver to monitor the swallowing function.
  • Speech Therapists assist clients with communication disorders, such as after a stroke.
  • Nurses, Physical Therapists and Speech Therapists communicate with the patient’s physician to discuss the patient’s status.