Our services include but are not limited to:
Medicare provides coverage for elderly patients who are 65yrs and above, who are struggling with management of chronic diseases and will benefit from supportive education of disease process. Disease education along with medication teaching can prevent a lot of complications that accompanied chronic disease like Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, COPD, CHF, Falls etc). To qualify for this benefit, care must be ordered by a physician, patients must have the need for skilled nursing care or physical therapy, and patients must be confined to home.
Remember, when patients’ needs are too severe – they are too sick and will more than likely require daily care. Therefore they may be deemed ineligible for intermittent home health care.
In many cases, home health care can be effectively used to:
Assess and provide treatments that help patients to increase mobility, strength, balance, and coordination. Therapists also work with family and community resources to maximize the patient’s rehabilitation process. Physical therapist provide therapeutic exercises for hip and knee replacement, exercises to rebuild strength, balance and endurance in patients with limited mobility.
Assess and treat patients in order to increase their self-help and homemaking skills. Occupational therapist instruct assist and retrain patient in activities of daily living, grooming and personal care especial after discharge from hospitals, injuries or strokes
Assess and perform treatments that help patients develop their language and speech skills to regain control and increase their communication. Therapists also teach patients and family members safe and appropriate swallowing techniques.