Quality Care At Home

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At HomeAssist we are committed to providing excellent care in the comfort of your home. Our health care nurses are well-trained in a wide range of skills needed to help patients remain in their home and assist them to become independent again. Nursing services are provided by RNs and LVNs working in tandem with your primary care physician to establish and follow a treatment plan that is customized to your medical needs.

Available Services

At HomeAssist we are committed to providing excellent care in the comfort of your home. Our health care nurses are well-trained in a wide range of skills needed to help patients remain in their home and assist them to become independent again. Nursing services are provided by Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses working in tandem with your primary care physician to establish and follow a treatment plan that is uniquely personal to your medical needs.

Skilled nursing services include:

  • Diabetic Care & Education
  • Wound Care
  • Dressing Changes
  • IV Therapy
  • Tube Feedings
  • Monitoring of Nutrition
  • Hydration
  • Bowell & Bladder Function
  • Pain & Symptom Management
  • Vitals Assessments
  • Monitor/Teach Medication Regimen & Response to Medication
  • Post Surgical Care
  • Catheter Care/Changes – Urethral or Supra Pubic
  • Colostomy/Ileostomy Care
  • Bowel Care
  • Draw Blood Samples

Whether the patients problem is a result of injury or disease, the role of a physical therapist is to help him or her to restore maximal ability. Physical therapists are key to recovery for some patients who are recuperating from injuries, illnesses, and surgery. Our physical therapists also work with individuals to prevent loss of mobility by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.

Physical therapy services include:

  • Evaluation of Condition, Potential for Rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic Exercises – Improve ROM
  • Bed Mobility
  • Transfer Training
  • Muscle Re-Education
  • Establish / Upgrade Home Exercise Program
  • Gait Training
  • Pulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrotherapy
  • Prostatic Training
  • Temporary Device
  • Heat / Cold Treatment Modalities
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization / Joint Mobilization
  • Strengthening / Stability / Balance

Physical therapy may be applicable for someone experiencing:

  • Difficulty walking, a loss of balance, or a fall
  • A stroke, heart attack, or heart failure
  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Any noticeable decline in function
  • Joint and/or back pain

Home occupational therapy is a rehabilitative service for people with mental, physical, developmental or emotional impairments. The use of Occupational Therapy will help to restore or maintain a person’s ability to perform. After hospitalization or a recent surgery, our Occupational therapists can help you regain your self-care skills right where you live, including fitting for prosthetics and training in the use of mobility assistive devices, fall prevention, customized exercise programs, balance training and motor skills rehabilitation.

Occupational therapy services include:

  • Evaluation
  • Upper Extremity Therapy
  • Independent Living / ADL Training
  • Muscle Re-Education
  • Fine Motor Coordination
  • Orthotics / Splinting
  • Adaptive Equipment

Occupational therapy may be applicable after:

  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • A stroke, heart attack, or heart failure
  • Joint pain in hands, arms or shoulders
  • Difficulty dressing, bathing, or eating
  • Declining memory
  • Any noticeable decline in function

Our Speech Therapy program can help with feeding and swallowing difficulties, dysphagia, mild to severe autism, cleft palate, traumatic brain injury, dyslexia, stammering and stuttering, stroke impairments, Alzheimer’s and dementia. Speech Language Therapists help patients develop their language and speech skills to regain control and increase their communication.

Speech therapy may help individuals who suffer from:

  • Stroke impairments
  • A heart attack
  • Difficulty swallowing or speaking
  • Dysphagia
  • Mild to severe autism
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Dyslexia
  • Alzheimer’s and dementia

Our home health medical social workers assist patients and family members with a myriad of issues including cultural, medical, social, financial, and psychological needs. They are an invaluable support for patients as they begin home health services and provide them with various options and resources that reduce the difficulties inherent in adjusting to all kinds of temporary medical conditions. Medical social workers are trained to provide emotional support and comfort for individuals enduring anxiety and stress precipitated by hospitalization, injury, or illness.

Home health aide services include:

  • Meal planning, grocery shopping, and errands
  • Cooking and assistance with feeding
  • Dishes, laundry, and linen change
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assistance with bathing, toileting, and dressing
  • Transportation to doctor’s office, supermarket, and pharmacy
  • Medication reminders and assistance with self-administered medication
  • Assistance with walking and mobility
  • Bed bound care
  • Status reporting to family
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia care

Many family members provide basic care for their aging loved ones themselves. However, providing such care poses a number of problems for the individual, who can eventually experience mental and physical exhaustion as a result of extended caregiving. Respite Care allows family caregivers a break to attend to other life necessities. While a family caregiver is away, a respite caregiver can temporarily see to the daily concerns of an elderly person.

When patients are in need of infrequent medical assistance, HomeAssist’s intermittent staff can help. Intermittent care enables the patient to receive the highest quality healthcare only when assistance is needed, eliminating the cost of full-time, around-the-clock care. Whether you are recovering from surgery, illness, or managing a disease, we are here to provide nursing care, rehabilitation, and support services in the comfort of your home.