Our highly skilled health care professionals and caregivers provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs. They are designed for patients experiencing a recent illness, hospitalization or surgery, or for those receiving treatment for a chronic to acute illness.
Our staff consists of experienced registered nurses and certified home health aides, as well as physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty caregivers work collaboratively with your doctor to provide:
- Comprehensive assessment and monitoring
- IV therapy
- Parenteral nutrition
- Gastric feeding
- Vacuum-assisted closure (V.A.C.) therapy
- Pain management
Home health care services are initiated through a referral from physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, families and friends, case managers and discharge planners, social workers, health plans and insurance companies.
For an average of 30 to 60 days following hospitalization, home health nurses can help those in need, from high-risk moms and newborns to seniors, with the technical aspects of care. They also can provide disease management following heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, orthopedic problems and gastrointestinal issues.
Providence offers a full spectrum of home health care services, including but not limited to:
- Skilled nursing
- Physical therapy
- Speech and language pathology
- Occupational therapy
- Medical social worker
- Home health aide
- Registered dietitian
- Psychiatric nursing
The following specialty services may be available in your area. Check with your doctor to understand your options.
- Management of Heart Failure Program
- Pre-operative Joint Replacement Program
- Enterostomal therapy
- Mother and baby
- Pediatric Home Care Program