Dementia care offers memory care services, medication management, and attention. Often in later stages of dementia, it’s too difficult for a family to take care of their loved ones as they need more specialized, expert care from trained professionals.
Preventing Pressure Ulcers
With the special system of home healthcare, your loved ones won’t have issues related to pressure ulcers and wounds.
Our palliative team works with the patient’s physicians to better understand the psychological, physical, social, or spiritual distress of serious illness and its treatments. Some of the problems that palliative care addresses are:
- Family concerns, stress and fear
- Loss of appetite
As an experienced provider of personal care programs, we provide support to individuals in the comfort of their homes. Some of the services included in personal assistance are:
- Bathing or showering
- Dressing and grooming
- Hair, skin, and nail care
- Oral and personal hygiene
- Toileting/incontinence care
- Walking and exercise assistance
- Medication reminders
We offer household services in order to keep your home a clean and safe place. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Homemaking services are a great option for when you first begin using assistance in the comfort of your home. It includes:
- Meal planning and preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Vacuuming and dusting
- Sweeping and mopping
- Changing bed sheets
- Cleaning bathroom and kitchen
- Emptying trash
- Assistance sorting and reading the mail etc.
Companionship care is a special service that we offer. It includes the following activities:
- Accompaniment on errands or to doctor appointments
- Assistance with grocery shopping
- Walking to get fresh air and exercise
- Writing letters
- Playing games
- Reading aloud
- Friendly conversation etc.
As your loved ones in need gain age, they may lose interest in food. Mealtime without a family is usually lonely. If your parent has a reduced sense of taste or smell, food may seem less appetizing. Medications can take a toll on appetite too. For aging parents with physical or mental impairments, difficulties with grocery shopping and preparing meals may be obstacles to good nutrition. Even when seniors do eat well, they may not fully absorb all their nutrients.
Home care services include chores and housecleaning, where the home health care usually involves helping someone to recover from an illness or injury. Home health care professionals are often licensed as practical nurses, therapists or home health aides.
SmartDoc Home Health Care LLC is committed to delivering the highest quality and most efficient non-medical emergency transportation services to our clients. We provide professional “door-through-door” local and long distance non-emergency medical transportation. Our specialized transportation is available to all, including senior citizens, people with limited mobility, people using wheelchairs, and parents of children with special needs.
We offer continuing grief and bereavement support to families and friends for up to thirteen months. Even after that time, we are there for you to listen and help you work through your grief.
Our energetic personal care assistants can help in packing, companionship in transportation, luggage, hotel check-in and more. We’re there with you to make your travels carefree. Don’t let your age or disability keep you from getting around. With our Health Care Services, you can travel to the heart of the continent, and leave your worries behind.
Being away from home and family is particularly stressful for patients, but it can also be difficult for their family members who are not beside their bed. Our caregivers can plan and arrange a hospital visit, help you with packing, with arranging transportation and make sure your house is safe during your absence. Our home health caregivers can be perfect companions while your loved ones are staying in the hospital. Once you are settled in, your personal caregiver can stay by your side as much as you need – even 24 hours a day.
Welcome Home Program
Our caregivers will ensure you are well taken care of during the trip back home, so you are not sent back to the hospital due to having the same condition. Our caregivers will assist you until you are safely settled in your homes.
Regular evaluation of blood glucose monitoring is vital for patient assessment when facing diabetes. Our specialized home healthcare professional will take care of your loved ones who suffer from diabetes, and will implement proper insulin therapy.
The management of patient’s medications prescribed by the physician and when taken correctly as prescribed, supports the healing of the patient. Knowledge of the patient’s medication and medication regimen at home provides a key element to the physician’s care of the patient. Licensed visiting staff may administer prescribed medicines as ordered by the physician while moving towards the goal of the patient achieving safe self-administration.
Monitoring vital signs of your loved ones is one of the most important home healthcare medical services. Track the progress of the health improvement and know each moment the health conditions of your ill family members.
Care For Chronic Illnesses And Injuries
An experienced team of therapists offers the necessary assistance to their patients in maintenance of safe and independent lifestyle. We realize that everyone’s requirements are different and constantly evolving, therefore our services are tailored to meet the needs and interests of our individual clients. Our in-home therapy services are designed to improve both patients and their families’ capacity to be successful in every aspect of their lives.
Wounds of ill people may be slow to heal, resistant to standard therapies, and prone to infection. These difficult-to-heal wounds require the specialized treatment of a wound center. Examples of wounds we treat include:
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Lower leg ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
- Soft-tissue infections
- Radiation injury
- Post-surgical wound delayed healing
- Non-healing traumatic wounds
Brain And Spinal Cord Injury Care
Our physical therapists offer services that include, but are not limited to:
- Pain management
- Body mechanics
- Education and training in the use of assistive devices
- Improving range of motion
- Muscle re-education
- Sports rehabilitation therapy
- Flexibility training
- Aquatic (pool) therapy
- Arthritis care
- Back and neck care
- Hand therapy
- Pre- and post-surgery care
Medical Social Work
- Assessing social and emotional factors
- Advanced care planning
- Community resource planning
- Advanced directives
- Crisis intervention
- Teaching regarding coping with loss and change
Our dedicated team developed surveillance systems for home care in order to control and prevent infections.
Our home health caregivers are well trained to help your loved ones in releasing the pain during illness and cures. It includes:
- Pain and symptom management
- Optimal functioning
- Control of side effects
- Appropriate use of drugs & non-drug therapy
- Enhanced quality of life
- Home health aide
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