Licensed nurses provide a full range of services consisting of medication, disease management, and symptom management after hospitalization. Nurses can provide teaching, IV therapy, wound care, cardiac and respiratory assessment, pain management, and catheter maintenance.
Licensed therapists will provide interventions for improving activity tolerance, increase functional independence, increase ambulation safety with appropriate assistive devices, and fall prevention. The physical therapist will also assess the home and make recommendations for modifications for safety and to improve functional accessibility.
Licensed therapists will assist the patient to return to the previous level of functioning in areas such as bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, and toileting as well as evaluate for adaptive equipment to facilitate the return to the prior level of independence.
Licensed therapists will evaluate and treat speech, language, cognitive, swallowing and voice disorders.
Medical Social Worker
Social workers are available to assist the patient and family with care planning, adjusting to illness and assist with obtaining community resources.
Home Health Aide
Licensed aides can provide care to the patient in areas such as bathing, grooming, and dressing to help support families during the recovery period.