Skilled nursing services are provided by specially trained Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses. The services are prescribed by a physician and include such things as dressing changes, teaching and administration of medication, intravenous therapy, catheter care, diabetic care, wound care, and teaching the patient or caregiver/family how to care for the patient in a home environment.
A Physical Therapist helps the patient regain mobility through safe and effective exercises. The therapist also utilizes appropriate equipment and care within the context of the environment and also teaches caregivers how to work with patients in a safe manner.
An Occupational Therapist assists patients with the developing gradual ability to perform their daily activities. With the aid of the occupational therapist, the patient learns to use adaptive equipment, and perform physical tasks required for independent living.
Home Health Aides work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Therapist. Services primarily consist of assistance with activities of daily living. A home health aide may assist patients with personal hygiene, oral hygiene, eating, toileting, mobility assistance, and continence care.
A Speech Therapist assists patients in regaining speech that may have been impaired during illness and/or accident. The therapist uses relevant techniques and methods appropriate for each patient.
A Medical Social Worker will assist you & your family to assess needs and identify resources such as medical, emotional, interpersonal, social, and community resources as you recover from an illness or temporary decline in health. A social worker will help you find the best solutions as you face challenges during your recovery period so you can continue to live safely and independently in your own home