Home Health

This is a service that can be ordered by your medical provider that can include:

  • Assessment for medical equipment (cane, shower chair, lift chair, hospital bed, etc.)
  • On-Call nursing service
  • Providing of medical supplies
  • Social work assessment
  • Home Health Aide for bathing/dressing
  • At home physical therapy/occupational/speech therapy for homebound patients
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Medication management

 

Palliative Care

This is a service that can be ordered by your medical provider that applies to patients during treatment of a chronic illness or projected chronic illness, like cancer at any time. It can include:

  • All Home Health services as stated above under Home Health.
  • Discussion on goals of care
  • Symptom management, such as pain management, nausea, bowel changes
  • Support for family/caregivers
  • Practical support for transportation caregiving at home

 

Hospice Care

This is a service that can be ordered by your medical provider that applies to a patient with a 6 month or less life expectancy. If a patient lives beyond this projected date, they can re-enroll. Hospice can include:

  • All Home Health services as stated above under Home Health.
  • Respite care
  • Can be provided in nursing living facilities
  • Dietary consults
  • Chaplain services
  • Bereavement care
  • Social work access for patient and caregivers
  • Providing of medical and personal supplies