Understanding Home Health
Do you worry about the safety and health of your loved one after a hospital stay? Is your loved one suffering from a chronic illness? Do you need additional help at home with your loved one’s recovery? Answering yes to just one of these questions means that you can benefit from home care.
Skilled nursing care can be administered in a home, assisted living facility, independent senior community, or wherever you or your loved calls home to help with a variety of services such as post-surgical care, wound care, medication management, or assistance with chronic care.
Personal Care services
Trained home health aides can assist you with personal daily care routines such as bathing, dressing, and personal grooming.
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy services are offered through the VNA by specialty-trained therapists. Certain therapies can also be part of the VNA’s specialty programs like the Sense of Balance Fall Prevention program and Low Vision program.
With diabetes and cardiac health being at the forefront of America’s health problems, nutritional changes can often times be part of your plan of care. VNA dieticians can help promote and educate healthy eating habits through instruction your home as well as create individualized menus based on your plan of care.
VNA Social Workers can be used as your resource. They can assist in connecting you with local resources as well ensure that your home provides a safe environment for healing and rehabilitation.