Common Conditions That May Need Home Health Care

Home health care allows you to receive quality care in the privacy and familiar surroundings of your own home. It is care specifically designed for you and can be a significant factor in avoiding hospital or skilled rehab stays.

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Specialty Care Programs

  • CHF
  • Diabetic Education
  • Fall Prevention
  • Hospital Readmission Prevention
  • Wound Care
  • COPD Education
  • Medication Management

Wound Care

  • Removing sutures, staples, care of drains, packing
  • Teaching wound care procedures
  • KCI Wound Vac
  • Monitoring for signs and symptoms of infection

Catheter Care

  • Inserting and/or changing Foley and supra-pubic catheters
  • Instruction in catheter care, including irrigation

Ostomy Care

  • Care of new stoma, observation of discharge
  • Wound assessment and care
  • Teaching ostomy irrigation
  • Diet for colostomy patients

Diabetic Care

  • Teaching of home glucometer use
  • Skin and foot care
  • Insulin injection technique for Patient and/or Caregiver
  • Nutritional instruction

Skilled Nursing Teaching

  • Diet
  • Oxygen use & safety
  • Medication

Physical and Occupational Therapy

  • Gait training
  • Fall prevention/home safety
  • Using assistive devices
  • Increasing strength/activity tolerance
  • Post-surgical rehab
  • Completing daily activities
  • Creating a home exercise program
  • Pain management
  • Maintaining coordination and muscle functions

Medical Social Worker

Speech Therapy

  • Post CVA or brain injury rehab
  • Dysphagia treatment

Home Health Aides

  • When combined with skilled nursing or a therapy

Orthopedic Care

  • Specialized hip & knee post-op program
  • Therapies for rehabilitation

Specialized Therapies

  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy


  • Instruction – dosage, side effects,
  • Assessment of compliance and med charge
  • Unstable PT/INR
  • Administer injections
  • Teach administration when appropriate
  • Lab draws