Home Health Care Services

What are Home Health Services?

caregiver-helping-elderlyIn Pennsylvania, a home health agency is an organization staffed and equipped to provide skilled nursing care and other therapeutic services, such as  home health aides, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, or medical social services .  Home Health Services are provides on a part-time basis or intermittent basis in the customer’s place of residence.

CareGivers America provides home health care visits by skilled nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and medical social workers.   With a growing number of branch locations, our home health care division is here to keep you home and prevent unncessary hospitalizations.

Skilled Nursing Care

Our professional visiting nurses are able to provide a wide range of care for those patients with a change in medical condition or a recent discharge from a hospital or other care facility.

Care includes, but is not limited to:

  • IV Therapy: hydration, antibiotics, Prolastin, chemotherapy
  • Vascular Access Devices: PICC lines, implanted ports, Hickman catheters
  • Complex Wound Management: KCl wound vacs, coordinated care with wound care centers
  • NG and G-Tube Feedings

Skilled Therapy Care

Our expert skilled physical, occupational, and speech therapists are dedicated to using an evidence-based approach to therapy providing:

  • Comprehensive fall risk management utilizing functional tools including the Timed Up & Go Test (TUG) and Berg Balance Test
  • Functional strengthening to improve motor control for transfers and walking
  • Pain management, including use of TENS and ultrasound with phonophoresis
  • Activities of daily living training to regain independence
  • Utilization of KELS test for geriatric population
  • Speech, communication, and cognitive training

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Pediatric Care

Our specialized pediatric nurses and therapists are available to provide a variety of care to those under the age of 18, from newborns to teenagers. Extensive instruction is provided to families and caregivers so that they are comfortable caring for their child in the home environment.

Care includes, but is not limited to:

  • Newborn assessments and interventions for both mom and baby: well baby visits, bilirubin draws, in-home phototherapy, weight checks, and new parent education
  • IV Therapy: hydration, antibiotics, TPN
  • Vascular Access Devices: PICC lines, implanted ports, Broviac catheters
  • Post-operative care and wound care
  • NG and G-Tube Feedings
  • Extensive health condition training (Crohn’s disease, Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis, Cancer)
  • Administration of home chemotherapies