Home health care is medical care provided in a patient's home. It’s encompasses a spectrum of healthcare and social services that are delivered in the comfort and privacy of one's home to those persons who are in need of nursing, therapy, social services, nutritional and personal care support. ServElder provides medical services to help our patients recover from temporary conditions such as a joint replacement or manage more chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease, arthritis, or others.
The home is the appropriate place to deliver healthcare to those persons who wish to remain independent but have the need for care that is beyond the scope and ability of family and friends to provide. Home care providers deliver highly skilled services in conjunction with modern technology that enables the elderly, chronically ill, disabled and recuperating patient to receive sophisticated medical treatment in the comfort and privacy of their home where their personal surroundings are more conducive to recovery. Home care is quickly becoming the central focus for delivering healthcare. The home is preferred over institutionalized care. The industry continues to demonstrate that the home is the most cost effective place to deliver care.
Home Health Aide Job Duties: Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise. Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements;
Home health care is clinical medical care provided by an registered nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist or other skilled medical professionals, and is often prescribed as part of a care plan following a hospitalization.