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Home HealthNeighborhood Health provides a comprehensive range of quality homecare services for people in their own homes. You can always be sure of receiving prompt, courteous professional care.

As a result of Neighborhood Health's extensive homecare offerings:

  • Patients can recover in greater comfort in their own homes.
  • Patients enjoy the support and encouragement of family and friends.
  • Patient morale is often better. Recovery times can be less.
  • Patients can often avoid admission to a hospital or nursing facility.

Plus, homecare costs are frequently less than other forms of care.

All services are provided under the direction of the patient's physician. A comprehensive plan of care is developed for each patient.

Common conditions for which home health is prescribed:

  • Post Surgery Situations
  • Cardiac Problems
  • Pneumonia
  • Hip and Knee Replacements
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes

Comprehensive service offerings:

  • Skilled Nursing. Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses assess, montitor, and teach patients how to manage their health at home and work under the direction of the patient's doctor.
  • Physical Therapy. Certified physical therapists work to help patients regain physical function and improve range of motion. Therapists may help patients with gait training, use of wheelchairs, walkers, artificial limbs, etc., and pain control.
  • Occupational Therapy. Occupational therapists help each patient learn to better perform activities of daily living. These activities include eating bathing, grooming, dressing and toileting.
  • Speech Therapy. Through an effective speech program, patients learn to better use and comprehend language. Enhanced written, spoken, and nonverbal communication helps patients gain greater independence and improved quality of life.
  • Home Health Aides. Home health aides help patients with personal care services such as grooming, bathing, meal preparation and light housekeeping. Such services not only help the patient feel better but also contribute to the patient's overall health and well-being.
  • Medical Social Work. Medical social workers can provide patients and families with practical assistance with problems they encounter. The help they provide can often help families obtain additional community services.
  • Dietary Counseling. Nutritionists counsel patients about dietary needs. Proper diet and nutrition improve health and can help control serious medical problems.
  • Patient and Family Education. Home care professionals help the patient and family members better understand the treatment plan and how they can participate in treatment.
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies. Arrangements are made to provide patients with all necessary medical equipment and supplies. Training is provided as needed.

Last Updated: 9/12/2011