Initial and ongoing skilled assessment with teaching and management about the disease process.
Medication teaching including the administration of injections, intravenous (IV) and antibiotic therapy, oral medication monitoring and instructions.
Provide direct care of wounds, decubitus, and ostomy (including dressing changes).
Diabetic management including education on diet, short and long term care needs, control and preventive measures with possible complications.
Urinary catheter insertion, changes, and irrigation.
Care of gastrostomy, jejunotomy, and nasogastric tubes.
Pain management and lab specimen collection.
Registered physical therapists provide services which include:
Initial and ongoing evaluations related to – motor dysfunctions, muscle strength, endurance, mobility, walking ability, range of motion and joint disorders.
Build strength and improve mobility and home safety.
Reduce muscle tremors, spasticity and joint stiffness.
Use of medical equipment such as walker, canes patient lifts, wheelchairs and prosthetic. Also training for safe transfer, ambulation and activities of living.
Proper body mechanics to reduce injury and pain.
Ultrasound, heat and cold therapy and to reduce pain.
Home exercise programs designed for individual use
Fall risk reduction, through balance training and recommendations on safety
Registered occupational therapists include:
Initial and ongoing evaluations related to – self-care abilities, upper body strength, mobility, daily living skills, adaptive equipment needs and use of coordination, balance and perceptual-motor abilities.
Pain assessment and management
Bathing, dressing, grooming
Energy conservation exercises.
Self-care ability improvement.
Grooming and bathing skills improvement.
Splinting and muscle re-education and deformity correction and minimization.
Licensed Speech Therapists and Pathologists provide services, which include:
Initial and ongoing assessments, interventions, hearing impairment, neurological disorders, stuttering, swallowing difficulties and comprehension ability impairments.
Adaptive speech devices
Eating and swallowing techniques
Medical Social Services
Medical Social Workers provide services to include:
Help and support to patient, family and caregivers in social and emotional problems.
Emotional support to cope with problems relating to patient’s illiness
Support and assistance in legal and financial concerns (Durable Power of Attorney, DNR, and Living Will)
Identify and provide community resources.
Use of short and long-term counseling with crisis intervention.
Short and long-term health care planning including benefit and insurance.
Home Health Aid/Companion
Provides services which include:
Light Personal Care which includes monitoring of bathing, dressing and grooming, and medication reminders.
Daily Errands & Transportation
Companionship and conversation including reading together, games and puzzles, cooking together and watching TV
Matching the appropriate caregiver
Health and medication issues
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