Services may include but are not limited to the following:
In-Home Health Care, Skilled Nursing Care, Hospice Care, Private & Skilled Nursing Care, Geriatric Managers, Therapies, Personal Care Aide, Pharmacies, Home Moficiaations & Medical Equipment, Social Services, Property Maintenance Services, and Cleaning Services.
A doctor may visit a patient at home to diagnose and treat the illness(es). If home health services are in place, the provider may also periodically review the home health care needs.
In consultation with the patient’s primary care doctor Nursing care may include wound dressing, ostomy care, feeding tube management, IV therapy, administering medication, monitoring the general health of the patient, pain control, and other health support such as diabetic teaching and education. Most Skilled nursing services are offered through home health services and are often medicare paid services.
When a loved one is facing a near end-of-life illness, hospice care provides comfort and support in the home.
In consultation with the patient’s primary care doctor, Nursing care may include wound dressing, ostomy care, feeding tube management, IV therapy, administering medication, monitoring the general health of the patient, pain control, and other health support such as diabetic teaching and education. A private nurse may come to play when medicare services expire. Most private skilled nursing care services are often rendered by Geriatric Nurse care managers and paid private or Long Term care insurance. Some Geriatric care managers to accompany patients to medical appointments.
Some patients may need help relearning how to perform daily duties or improve their speech after an illness or injury.
● A physical therapist can put together a plan of care to help a patient regain or strengthen the use of muscles and joints.
● An occupational therapist can help a patient with physical, developmental, social, or emotional disabilities relearn how to perform such daily functions as eating, bathing, dressing, and more.
● A speech therapist can help a patient with impaired speech regain the ability to communicate clearly.
A Personal Care Aide helps with basic personal care needs such as getting out of bed, walking, bathing, dressing, eating, grooming, hygiene, light housekeeping, meal preparation, toileting, and continence. The Personal care aide can also help with chores or tasks such as meal preparation, laundry, grocery shopping, and other housekeeping items.