Home Health Services
“Doctors’ Choice Home Health (DCHH) prides ourselves in being an industry leader offering a broad range of services & programs that are specialized to assist our patients. Our Staff assists the patient in making the transition to home care as simple as possible. We provide families with peace of mind knowing that their loved ones well being is our #1 priority.”
Doctors’ Choice is a Medicare certified home health agency.
Home care services offered include:
Development of plans of care, evaluations, performing physical assessments, monitoring patient conditions, teaching & coordinating care with physicians. Perform skilled procedures, such as Wound Care; provide instructions to clients and family members in disease process and management; provide medication management; and patient education with regards to diet, nutrition, & safety.
Improving functional limitations, which involve establishing a home exercise program designed to improve mobility, strength, range of motion, and pain management. May also educate caregivers with the goal of expediting healing and preventing re-injury.
Treatment that assists in regaining lost motion, and in restoring the ability to perform daily activities after an accident or illness. These activities include daily living, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, and eating. This therapy will involve establishing a home exercise program designed to improve strength and range of motion.
Treatment of swallowing, speech, and language disorders. This may include physical exercises to srengthen the muscles used in speech drills. This will help improve clarity and articulation using sound production practices.
Home Health Aides
Provides personal care and assistance with activities of daily living. These activities include bathing, dressing, exercise, grooming, ambulation, transfers, and repositioning. Other duties may include changing bed linens, light cleaning, and meal preparation during visits. Home Health Aides are supervised by Registered Nurses & Physical Therapists.
Medical Social Workers play a vital role in the Doctors’ Choice care team. After a patient is admitted to Home Health, a Medical Social Worker may be ordered to conduct an assessment to help determine patient needs and identify any limitations, barriers, or safety issues that might impede recovery, educate patients and families regarding community resources and support, and assist with long range planning, including advance care planning and directives, and overall care opportunities. Our Medical Social Workers work with the patients and families to keep patients at home in a safe and healthy environment.
Mental Health Services
Every patient is different with different needs. Doctors’ Choice recognizes these differences and needs. We have Nurses who specialize in psychiatric care. These nurses are trained to work with patients who have special needs. Our staff is seeking positive physical and/or psychological outcomes for our patients. Our nurses strive to assist patients and patient’s families in adjusting to and promoting rapid Mental and/or Physical health recovery.