Home Healthcare Programs to Help You Heal
Sacred Heart Home Health Care offers a range of programs that will help enable you to remain independent in your home.
Along with the referring hospital, we work as a team to coordinate and facilitate a smooth and seamless process for their return home. Every patients’ needs and the challenges they are facing are different, so we work together with a specific plan for the patients’ health struggles.
Our congestive heart failure program was designed to insure that our patients understand the disease process/ symptoms of CHF. We educate our patients so that they learn effective habits in controlling the outcome and how to best manage it.
For our patients that are assessed as a fall risk, we provide this program to ensure that they are safe at home using our safe transitions assessment on each patient along with standardized clinical assessments, that are administered by licensed physical and occupational therapist. This allows us to create a more personalized discipline plans of care.
This program was created for our patients who are currently on blood thinning medication. We offer this service to optimize your skill in INR testing. We make this a learning opportunity until you are stable and proficient at maintaining yourself.
We understand that each patient has unique needs and patients that qualify are given an option for this service in their own home. Consider it like a call button in the hospital. They have access to immediate help, 24/7, at no additional cost to our patient. This service offers assistance in resourcing, medication reminder calls, or just having a friendly voice to help with their immediate needs, no matter how big or small.
We provide diabetes care and education to people who have this disease, as well as, those who are having trouble controlling it. Our clinical team uses our specially designed workbook that will help each patient manage their diabetes difficulties. Additionally, we educate on good eating and exercise habits that will encourage an outcome of a healthier lifestyle.
Our nursing services include giving assistance to and educating patients about the following:
Diabetic Care and Education
Disease Process Education
IV Therapy Management and Education
Medication Management and Education
Ostomy Care and Education
Post-Op Care and Education
Wound Care and Education
These programs aim to help you get back on your feet quicker.
Post-Op Rehabilitation and Teaching
Weight-Bearing Exercise Training
Through using daily activities, these programs will help you do the things that you truly want to do.
Activities of Daily Living Teaching
Perceptual Motor Training
Neuro-Development Sensory Treatment
Fine Motor Skill Training
Assistive Device Training
When social service is ordered, they will identify the need of the patient and will then attempt to find the resources that will support their need. They are not only assisting the patient, but can also accommodate the families' resourcing needs for their loved ones. They are trained to seek the resources that might be free of cost or low cost.
We evaluate and treat patients who have problems with communicating but we also assist with swallowing and cognition/memory. A speech therapist will work to prevent, assist, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders in adults. Social communication disorders occur when a person has difficulties with the social use of verbal and non-verbal communication.
VitalStim Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering with difficulties swallowing or dysplasia. Electrical stimulation is used to aid muscle strengthening and muscle requirement to rehabilitate the swallow. This is especially helpful with tube feeding patients and Parkinson's Disease patients.