Specialized Care at Home
Specialized offers several key services that support patients and their families as they provide hospice care at home. Our Telecare clinicians are available via phone 24/7/365 to answer questions and dispatch someone to the bedside, if necessary. Medical equipment and medications are delivered to the home a well, and respite care provides up to 5 days of Medicare-certified inpatient care for a hospice patient so that family members can take a break from their caregiving duties to relax, unwind, recharge, travel, recover from an illness or attend other events.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia HealthNow Home Healthcare provides skilled professionals to work with Alzheimer’s patients and their families to manage the debilitating effects of this disease and design a flexible plan to deliver the best possible care.
Arthritis Arthritis is a disease that causes joint inflammation. There are more than 100 types of arthritis that can affect people of all ages, particularly the elderly. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile arthritis.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) HealthNow Home Healthcare offers services for patients with heart disease or suffering from congestive heart failure. Our highly trained professional staff will help patients and their families live safely at home while recovering from surgery or transitioning from a care facility.
Huntington’s Disease Huntingtons disease is a hereditary disease that causes brain degeneration and affects 30,000 Americans. Impaired cognitive function, movement, and psychiatric disorders are common side-effects of Huntington’s Disease. Named after Doctor George Huntington, the first physician to publish about the disease in 1872, symptoms generally develop between the ages of 30 and 50, however they can appear at ages as young as 2 or as old as 80.
Hypertention Blood Pressure Blood pressure outside of healthy ranges can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, chronic kidney disease, and vision problems. Lifestyle changes such as light exercise, diet, and medication can return your blood pressure to a healthy range. Sometimes, multiple drugs are needed to maintain the correct blood pressure.
Diabetes The American Diabetes Association reports that 25.8 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Diabetes affects people of all ages, races, and genders. HealthNow Home Healthcare provides trained professionals to help Diabetes patients including:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a collection of separate lung diseases that get worse over time, especially for those who smoke. It is one of the leading causes of death and illness worldwide, with the most common conditions in the group being emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Joint Replacement HealthNow Home Healthcare’s Joint Replacement Program follows the recommendations of a patient’s orthopaedic physician. The course of care involves pre and post-surgical regimes provided by certified nurses and therapists. HealthNow Home Healthcare’s programs employ the best recovery nurses and certified therapists in your area.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS About 400,000 Americans have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and about 10,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. MS is an autoimmune disorder that affects the neurological system and is usually diagnosed in young adulthood. The causes are still unknown, however a number of factors, like genetics, childhood infections, and environment also impact the likelihood of a person being diagnosed with MS.
Palliative Care Palliative care focuses on relieving the pain and symptoms of serious illnesses including cancer, heart failure, COPD, ALS, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and Parkinson’s disease. Palliative care improves a patient’s quality of life and provides a much needed break for family caregivers.
Paraplegia and Quadriplegia Spinal cord injuries are life changing for you and your family. The experienced professionals at HealthNow Home Healthcare provide many different home care services and solutions to help patients and their families adapt to these new situations.
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinsons disease is a brain disorder with symptoms including shaking, difficulty walking, swallowing, and speaking. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common nervous system disorders in the elderly, generally affecting people over the age of 50, however younger adults with the disease in their family can also be affected.
Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injuries include symptoms that cause a range of disabilities and impairments. Traumatic brain injuries bring physical, mental, and emotional challenges that often have a devastating impact on the patients and their families.
Ventilator Care Ventilator care in the home setting is complicated and presents unique challenges. A skilled nurse is required to ensure that adequate breathing is occurring for the best outcome.
Wound Care HealthNow Home Healthcare works with professionals that are trained in wound care, the healing process, and the effective use of wound products and devices. Our nurses and therapists use the latest standards of practice and leading wound care products to achieve the best outcome for their patients.
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