Specialty Services

Fall Prevention

Our fall prevention program helps our patients reduce falls, gain strength, and improve overall health.

Conduct Initial Risk Assessment

Falls can be caused by several factors both inside and outside the home, as well as change in our bodies, chronic health conditions, and medications. Risk assessments are conducted by skilled nursing associates and/or physical therapists.

Create Individualized Fall Program

Once the patient has been assessed, the treatment team will develop an individualized fall treatment program with unique needs. Individualized fall treatment programs are designed to:

  • Improve balance
  • Improve lower extremity strength
  • Reduce fear of falling
  • Provide safety awareness education to the patient and family members, including a home fall prevention checklist
  • Assess need for safety equipment and use of equipment
  • Perform home assessment and make recommendations for home medication to reduce fall risk
  • Reduce hospitalization

Heart Failure

Our comprehensive heart failure program focuses on improving quality of life through expert assessment, vital education, close follow-up, and support services.

When enrolled in our At Home With Heart Failure Program, specially trained clinical staff work with you to:

  • Help manage your heart failure as independently as possible
  • Help you set and achieve your own specific goals
  • Reduce your heart failure symptoms
  • Slow the progression of your heart failure
  • Empower you to monitor your own symptoms and know when to call for help
  • Improve your ability to stay active
  • Improve your quality of life and help you live longer

As our patient, we empower you through:

  • Tools to help set recovery goals, monitor symptoms, and track activities
  • Education about medications and managing your heart failure
  • Education about nutrition and reduced salt intake
  • Therapy visits to help improve strength and mobility
  • Assistance to set up a daily exercise routine
  • Regular monitoring of vital signs and heart failure symptoms
  • Clinical management of worsening symptoms
  • Caregiver education so they can participate in your heart failure treatment plan

Joint Replacement

Our joint replacement program helps our patients reduce risks of falls in the home, decrease returns to emergency rooms and hospitals, and reduce patient and family anxiety in the home. We are committed to getting patients back on their feet and will conduct the following assessments:

Home Safety Assessment

  • Front door, back door, & door frames
  • Steps and ramps
  • Wheelchair and walker accessibility
  • Kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping areas
  • Smoke detectors and emergency escapes

Evidence-Based Risk Assessment

  • TUG test
  • Berg balance scale
  • Wheelchair and walker accessibility
  • Strength and endurance
  • Tinetti gait and balance assessment
  • Flexibility and mobility assessments

A therapist will provide the patient and treating physician with the assessment results. A plan of treatment and home exercise program will be set in place in collaboration with the patient’s physician.

Wound Care

Our home healthcare wound care program focuses on both the treatment and healing of wounds, as well as the patient’s overall health.

We work with the patient’s physician to provide individualized care plans to reach optimal healing and positive outcomes. Our wound care program also features:

  • Best Practices Clinical Pathways developed by The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society
  • Comprehensive patient and caregiver education for improved self-management
  • Comprehensive training for our home health clinical team, including nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and home health aides
  • Progressive wound care formulary in partnership with medicine
  • Continuous assessment and reassessment of wounds, patient care, and changes in the treatment plan as appropriate
  • On-going communication and collaboration