Our nursing professionals provide exceptional clinical care. A dedicated R.N. case manager is assigned to each patient and supervises the patient’s team of nurses, therapists and caregivers. Nursing care is available 24/7 to support your medical needs.
Our nurses collect lab samples and perform routine lab tests ordered by the patient’s physician.
Our nurses, working with the patient’s physician, provide support, education and assistance to diabetic patients and their families with the goal of encouraging the patient to live as independently as possible while safely managing their own diabetic care.
We offer a specialized cardiac program for home care patients with heart-related disease. Our program is designed to enhance rehabilitation, increase compliance with treatment options and detect possible complications in a timely manner.
Our nurses provide a comprehensive approach to surgical aftercare. Our goal is to help patients return to the healthy and active life they enjoyed before they were impacted by surgery. Our aim is to help patients achieve their recovery goals in a setting that is comfortable and familiar to them-their home.
Medication errors include omitting doses, doses taken incorrectly, taking medications without an order, and having an adverse reaction to a medication. We offer a teaching plan that includes specific teaching on medication and compliance. Our goal is to enable the patient to understand their disease process and the importance of understanding and following their prescribed medication regimen.
Our wound care program aims to significantly improve the patient’s ability to manage his/her wounds. Our program is designed to reduce visits to the physician’s office, help the patient to understand the early signs of infection and skin breakdown, and improve the patient’s quality of life by providing education on risk factors. Our Wound Care Certified Nurses are proficient in the management of surgical wounds, pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers, arterial ulcers, and venous ulcers.
Our physical therapists help regain functional mobility and grow motor skills through therapeutic exercise, balance activities, and ambulation training.
Our occupational therapists help patients regain daily living skills using fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, and sensory exercises and tasks.
Our speech-language pathologists help patients manage swallowing disorders as well as regain their ability to produce and understand speech and facilitate communication.
Our social workers have information and resources to help the patient remain safe and cared for in their own home and link patients to community resources to assist with any medical, psychological or social assistance that may be needed.
Our nurse assistants (CNAs) work under the supervision of the home health nurse and help patients who need more extensive help than family can provide, such as bathing, dressing and other personal care needs.
Home infusion therapy is the administration of medication by IV. Common diagnoses that require IV therapy include infections that do not get better with oral antibiotics, Congestive Heart Failure, immune disorders, and more. IV therapy that is given in the home is more cost-effective and provides better outcomes. It reduces the need for a hospital stay and is conducted in the comfort of the patient’s home.
We partner with hospitals, skilled nurse facilities, rehabilitation centers and physicians in a collaborative effort to reduce and/or prevent rehospitaizations. We front-load nursing and therapy visits, as the initial days and weeks after release from a hospital stay have the biggest impact on minimizing rehospitalizations. We use Zone instruction using red, yellow and green-color coding system for patient symptom management and appropriate first response to system exacerbations.
Essential Home Health audits and monitors all programs for our home health agency to assess internal controls and processes for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.