Through our disease management programs, our team of skilled nurses, therapists (PT, OT, Speech), home health aides, and medical social workers work collaboratively to provide comprehensive care and education of the disease process to the patient, family and caregivers with respect to the following diseases or conditions:
Includes education in patient self-management, blood glucose monitoring, diet, exercise, administration of insulin injections, wound evaluation, and medication education and reconciliation.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Includes education in patient self-management, energy conservation, medication education and reconciliation, infection control, and activity and exercise regimen.
Patient receives self-care workbook and educational tools.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Includes education in self-management, symptoms, daily weighing, recording and monitoring, activity and exercise regimen, dietary recommendations, and medication education and reconciliation.
Increases circulation and decreases pain due to diabetic neuropathy.
Includes therapy to improve gait, balance, and fine motor skills. Caregivers are provided an education on the disease process, and disease-specific caregiving strategies.
Decreases incidence of falls and resulting hospitalizations using physical therapy and Anodyne ® Therapy (non-invasive light therapy to decrease pain and increase circulation).
Provides patient and caregiver education and strategies to help patient rehabilitate at home.
Skilled nursing focuses on patient self-management through blood pressure monitoring, medication education and reconciliation, diet, symptom tracking, and prevention strategies.
Skilled nursing focuses on both patient and family in the teaching of disease progression, coping strategies, self-management, symptom management, and medication education and reconciliation.