A Physical Therapist helps restore a patient’s physical abilities following an accident or illness. After evaluation, the Physical Therapist will develop a treatment program unique to each individual to help decrease deficits and restore function.
A Physical Therapist evaluates components of movement including:
- Range of motion
- Body mechanics
Physical Therapists are able to perform the following modalities in the home:
- Therapeutic Exercises
- Transfer Training
- Home Program
- Gait Training
- Pulmonary Physical Therapy
- Prosthetic Training
- Fabrication of Temporary Devices
- Muscle Re-education
While you are receiving Physical Therapy from a Home Health Agency, you cannot also receive out-patient physical therapy services. Our physical therapists will work with you and your physician to determine the best time for you to complete your home care therapy and begin out-patient services.
The goal of the Occupational Therapist is to help you perform chores in everyday situations (i.e., dressing yourself, bathing, cooking, shopping etc.) Your Occupational Therapist will develop custom exercises and approaches for your physical challenge.
Occupational Therapists are able to provide the following services in the home care setting:
- Independent Living/Daily living skills or ADL Training
- Muscle Re-education
- Perceptual Motor Training
- Fine Motor Training
- Fine Motor Coordination
- Neuro-developmental Treatment
- Sensory Treatment
- Adaptive Equipment
Speech Therapy focuses on the evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognition, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech-Language Therapists are professionals who are specially qualified to work with people who have speech, language, hearing and / or swallowing disorders. Thus their work in real life encompasses wider aspects of human communication.
MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKERS
Medical Social Workers have earned master degrees and use their knowledge and skills to provide vital social services for clients/patients (who may be individuals, families, groups, communities, organizations, or the society in general).
Social workers help people increase their capacities for problem solving and coping, guiding them to resources and improving their interactions between individuals and their environments.
What to expect from social workers
Our social workers are compassionate listeners, who will assess your health care issues and help identify possible solutions and alternatives. You’ll receive individual support and methods for coping with difficult issues.