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Fall Prevention

Our care delivery goal is to help patients achieve and maintain their maximum level of independence and wellbeing. Patient education coupled with skilled services, enable patients to be safe in their homes when no home care is required

Which Patients Benefit?

  • Diagnosis or recent onset of disease
  • Poor balance
  • Recent hospitalization
  • Activity Intolerance
  • Fluctuating or unstable vital signs
  • Increased Fatigue
  • Initiation of a new medication
  • Recent multiple falls
  • Patient requiring oxygen therapy
  • Decreased endurance
  • Frequent Emergency Room visits (three or more over six months) indicate the need for a skilled nurse to educate the patient about the disease process and management

Report And Escalate To Care Teams

  • Report a variation on the biometrics and general condition of the patient to care teams
  • Escalate any new symptoms or concerns of the patients to care team for Care Plan Modification
  • Educate the patients and attendants to manage the condition

Patient Education

  • Educate the patient on the disease and how to cope with challenges associated with it
  • How to remain event free and ward of hospitalization events

How Home Care Assists Patients Post Surgery?

  • In-home safety evaluation
  • Safety education
  • Identifying properly fitting shoes/ clothing
  • Recommended safe environment modifications
  • Remove environmental barriers
  • Observation and assessment
  • Assess for home medical equipment
  • Evaluation and management
  • Disease process education
  • Initiation of a new medication
  • Medication education
  • Medication monitoring
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Assistance with ADLs
  • Physical therapy
  • Ambulation and transfer techniques

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