Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing

Our trained nurses specialize in managing patient care in the home. Your nurse will perform a comprehensive evaluation and work closely with you and your doctor to develop an individualized plan of care that is in your best interest. During a nursing visit, a nurse will:

  • Check vital signs
  • Assess, clean, and dress wounds
  • Administer IV medications
  • Draw blood at home
  • Manage medications (Update medication lists and fill medi-sets)
  • Manage Coumadin
  • Provide education on disease processes and health concerns like diabetes, CHF, nutrition, hydration, high blood pressure
  • Toilet and Incontinence Care
  • Feeding and Special Diet

Physical Therapy

The goal of the Physical Therapy is to help you regain or improve your strength, balance, and coordination which in turn will help you to:

  • Safely get in and out of bed or a chair
  • Improve your posture and balance
  • safely use a cane or walkers
  • Learn about fall prevention

Occupational Therapy

The goal of the Occupation therapists is to help you regain the ability to perform everyday activities independently and to also help you learn skills that will help you cope with your disease process. Your Occupational Therapist will help you to:

  • Develop coping strategies for lost or reduced vision, hearing, or other senses
  • Teach you new ways to exercise or perform physical activities that account for limitations and to
  • be aware of the exacerbation of illness.
  • Live safely and comfortably in your own home

Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide works under the supervision of the RN. Your Home Health Aide will assist with personal care to help make daily living a little bit easier. They use techniques for a safe transfer to chairs, beds, and couches. They also help with bathing, dressing and assist with bathroom needs. These are just a few of the services your Home Health Aides perform to help you live safely at home.