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Free Home Safety & Needs Assessment
We Accept ALL Insurances
Nurses - RN/LPN
Basic Health Monitoring
Skin: monitor for signs of breakdown, apply pressure reduction measures Nutrition: monitor weight, nutritional intake, adhere to dietary restrictions Vital Signs: take blood pressure, temperatures, pulses and respirations. Report abnormalities to physician Intake / Output: encourage adequate fluids, monitor fluid intake and urine output Lab Monitoring: perform prescribed blood work and report results to physician Diet: prepare special prescribed diets, encourage compliance with restrictions Glucose Monitoring: check blood glucose per orders, report results to physician Insulin: teach administration of insulin per prescribed regime, follow-up and report compliance to physician.
New Diabetic: teach special skin care, insulin injection technique, blood glucose monitoring, hypo/hyperglycemia and related emergency protocol
When capable: remind to take medications and follow-up When Forgetful: give oral medications prepared by responsible party and follow-up Supplies: manage supply of prescriptions to have all meds on-hand Teaching: instruct new medications or monitor changes in regime per plan of care, assess response, side effects and adverse reactions Catheters: Foley Indwelling and External New Catheter: teach drainage bag changes and cleaning, securing tubing, trouble shooting dislodged catheters placement, blockages, drainage amounts Ostomies: Colostomy, Urostomy Changes: insert catheter per authorized plan of care and as needed New Ostomy: teach ostomy care, preventive skin care, troubleshooting Care: assist with ostomy changes, monitoring peri-stomal skin
Wound / Bedsore: assess wound, incision or bedsore healing, signs and symptoms of infection and evaluate response to treatment Teach Care: instruct wound or bedsore regime, evaluate technique, compliance Treatment: perform wound / bedsore care per prescribed regime, report signs and symptoms infection and progress to physician
Private Duty Nurses: Available to care for patient's in Hospital's & Nursing Homes
THERAPIST'S - PT, OT, ST
Therapists including physical therapists, occupational and speech therapists assist in the rehabilitation of those with physical injuries or disease. Restoration of mobility, strength, dexterity, balance and communication skills is often the purpose for therapy. Helping individuals who are disabled by physical injuries or disease to regain maximum function with activities of daily living is always a main priority.
Home Assessment: evaluate home safety needs, arrange for adaptive equipment Therapy: assess, plan, perform and evaluate physical therapy to regain strength and maximal activities of daily living plan Teaching: instruct prescribe exercise regime and safe ambulation with/without assistive devices Assistance: help perform prescribed exercises, report progress to physician
Social Workers assist in the evaluation of social, emotional and environment factors affecting the ill and disabled. They may provide family or individual counseling for those in need or a crisis situation.
Medical Social Workers offer support and often help indentify and locate appropriate community resources:
Home care services, adult daycare, respite, long term care planning, financial assistance and support groups
Nursing Assistant's / Home Health Aides
Eating: Plan and provide nutritious meals, adequate fluids. Assist with feeding Bathing: Assist with personal care: bathing, transferring in/out tub/shower, bed-baths as needed Dressing / Grooming: Assist with dressing and glasses, hearing aides and other special orthotics (i.e. braces), hair care, shaving, oral hygiene Ambulation: Assist with walking, safe use of assistive devices, range of motion and strengthening exercises Toileting: Assist to bathroom, bedside commode, urinal, bedpan usage Incontinence: assist changing diapers, undergarments, pads and perform related skin care
Check In: mornings, afternoon or evenings. Wake up and Tuck in Supervision: during the day time or overnight
Private Duty, Nursing Assistant's available for patients in the Hospitals or Nursing Homes
Homemakers & Companions
Transportation: Escort with shopping, errands,and doctors appointments Companionship: Encourage social participation, escort on outings and to recreational events, everyday stimulating conversation, phone call assistance Safety: supervise in home to avoid falls, household accidents and ensure easy access to emergency contacts Light Housekeeping: Clean and keep tidy all living areas Laundry: Wash and change bed linens and launder personal clothing Meals: Grocery shop, prepare meals and prepare snacks or meals for later in the day Organization: Bill paying, banking, mail sorting, ,making doctors appointments etc.,
Private Duty Companions available to sit with patients in the hospital or nursing home.