Health services to treat medical conditions are ordered by the physician. Patients may need the services of one or more home health professionals.
Skilled Nursing Services include wound care, teaching about prescription medicines, or providing education on disease treatment and prevention.
Physical Therapy Services restore balance, range of motion, strength and endurance. Physical Therapy in the home helps patients improve their ability to walk or to get up and down. Therapists can determine equipment needs in the home and help reduce patient’s risk of falling.
Occupational Therapy Services provided in the home help patients improve in daily tasks such as bathing, dressing and basic household activities. Therapists can recommend adaptations to make the home safer and help patients establish a daily routine that allows them to do important tasks without overtaxing.
Speech Language Pathology Services can help patients and their families in the home with memory problems, improving the ability to communicate, and restoring patient’s ability to swallow safely.
Medical Social Workers provide home care services such as social and emotional counseling, and help locate community resources to help with financial concerns.
Home Health Aides visit the patient at home to help with walking, bathing, toileting and dressing, as well as to get in and out of bed.
Call Serenity Home Health Care to learn more. Phone (305) 642-7182