SERVICES PROVIDED BY NOVA SKILLED HOME HEALTH UNDER THE PATIENT'S PERSONAL PHYSICIAN
The Home Health team can provide one or more of the following services:
SKILLED NURSING - RN's, LVN's
Licensed nurses coordinate and provide care with the clinical experience needed to address patient needs while assuring the continuity of care. They are qualified to administer medications and conduct treatments specified by the patient's physician.
HOME HEALTH AIDES
Certified home health aides are trained to assist patients with bathing, dressing, personal care, meal preparation and other tasks as needed.
Services provided by Nova Skilled Home Health, Inc.
A registred physical therapist assists the patient regain maximum functional ability through therapeutic exercises, functional training, massage, heat, ultrasound and other treatment modalities prescribed by the patient's physician.
A registered occupational therapist assists the patient to resume self-care and independent living through therapeutic and functional techniques to facilitate the patient's optimal fucntional potential.
A registered speech/language pathologist assists the patient with speech, language, and hearing disorders to regain control of their communication skills. They also teach patients with swallowing difficulties safe and appropriate swallowing techniques.
A medical social worker assists patients and their caregivers cope with social, environmental, and emotional factors related to the patient's illness. The social worker has information about community resources such as financial, transportation, meal delivery, and other services to assist the patient in adjusting to their illness.
A registered dietician provides counseling to evaluate the patient's nutritional status, assist with appropriate dietary modifications specific to the patient's condition, and provide specific diet education and nutritional intervention.
The following ancilliary services can be provided by referral:
- Medical Equipment, e.g. Wheelchairs, Canes, Walkers, Hospital Beds
- Infusion Medications and Supplies
- Laboratory Tests
- Portable Chest X-Rays and
- Inhalation Therapy and Supplies