Nine out of 10 people surveyed by AARP prefer to receive long-term care services in their own home or community.
- You feel overwhelmed and disorganized, and don't know where to begin.
- You let things go that you always took care of.
- You feel like you're bothering a neighbor or your children asking for help.
- You physically can no longer maintain the things that keep you safe and well.
- You seem to get confused when leaving your house.
- You can no longer drive and are dependent upon others to take you places.
- You want company or someone to socialize with.
- You have difficulty writing and need help to pay bills.
- You're recovering from an illness or surgery and could use short-term help.
- Your health is deteriorating, in part, because you're not cooking or eating a balanced diet.
Here are 10 reasons you might need HomePointe HealthCare. If you find yourself in one of more of these situations, call us.
For those living with a chronic condition or recovering from illness or surgery, there's simply no substitute for the comfort and privacy of home. At the heart of all HomePointe HealthCare services is the belief that through education, training and disease management programs, we can help patients live the best life possible. Additionally, those accessing HomePointe HealthCare can be assured of quality services as the Accreditation Commission of Health Care (ACHC) has accredited our program.
See how AWS serves children and adults with disabilities, delays or chronic illnesses in their homes through therapies and other home-based care.
We are proud to have demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care and services to consumers through compliance with ACHC's nationally recognized accreditation standards.
We also know that we play an important role in relieving the stress and confusion many families face when a loved one is in need of health care. And, most importantly, all HomePointe HealthCare is closely coordinated with each patient's physician, from an initial Plan of Care to regular patient updates.
For more detailed information please visit the HomePointe HealthCare website.
A summary of our services:
Skilled Nursing — Specialized Help at Home: HomePointe HealthCare believes that through education, training and disease management programs, we can help patients, especially children, live the best life possible — at home.
"HomePointe has enabled us to maintain stability in our family and our home."
Skilled Private Duty Nursing: For complicated health issues or illness, RN or LPN private duty care is a valuable alternative to further hospitalization or a nursing home. HomePointe HealthCare provides private duty nursing from two-hours to 24-hour continuous care. Specialized care includes pediatric nurses who are experienced with ventilator-dependent children.
This service, for complicated health issues and illnesses, begins with a customized care plan that addresses the family's unique situation and encompasses physical, spiritual and emotional needs.
Nurses assigned to your loved one will collaborate with his or her physicians and other health care providers and focus on assessment, management, support, education and coordination of care.
While our nurses care for all patients of all ages, our specialty is children who are medically fragile and includes managing:
- Premature and high-risk infants
- Airway problems
- Chronic lung disease
- Failure to thrive
- Post-surgery needs
- Cardiac conditions
- Wound care
- Neuromuscular disease
- Feeding problems
- Gastrostomy/Jejunostomy tubes
- Developmental delays
- Seizure disorders
- Neurological disorders
- Other pediatric medical conditions
Rehabilitation Therapies: HomePointe HealthCare's specialized physical, occupational and speech therapists work to empower patients to resume or continue their daily activities and manage their own rehabilitation process. Therapists provide services to children at high risk for developmental delays due to marked prematurity or delays in gross motor skills, including children who face physical challenges, long-term disabilities or injuries.
"A supportive hand means a more fulfilled life for me and my family."
Skilled Intermittent Nursing: RN and LPN visits of two hours or less are available to provide care and training to manage recovery following surgery, cardiac events and stroke. Skilled nursing is also available to provide IV medication, wound care and guidance on nutrition, medications and general health care.
Home Health Aide: Skilled HomePointe HealthCare Aides provide assistance with hygiene, meal preparation, medications and Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
Working under the supervision of a registered nurse, our home health aides provide basic procedures such as taking and recording vital signs, infection control, personal hygiene and range of motion exercises. Additionally, we train aides in basic nutrition and how to recognize emergencies. On a day-to-day basis, you will find our aides maintain detailed records of services and the client's condition, enjoy working with people, are reliable and maintain a clean, safe environment.
HomePointe Non-medical Personal care assistants:
When you need a little help
Many people simply require a little assistance in living independently at home. To see if you need HomePointe, see our list of 10 reasons you might need HomePointe HealthCare to the left.
Attendant care can help manage daily activities, including:
- Transporting and/or escorting a client to medical appointments.
- Oral hygiene
- Hair care
- Moving between bed and chair
- Meal planning, preparation and cleanup
- Other day-to-day activities
We realize obtaining the very best care in the home is a top priority for patients and their families. That's why we offer a personalized approach with an individual spectrum of services for each patient, from which you can expect quality care — and peace of mind. Like you, HomePointe wants to keep people at home as long as possible.
To learn more about Home Health Aides, Personal Care Attendants and other HomePointe HealthCare services, please contact 866.733.0213 or visit HomePointeCares.com.