Home Health Care in the ALF Setting

by A Plus Home Healthcare on September 16, 2012

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According to Medicare, patients living in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) are eligible for home health care, as the facility is considered to be their place of residence. There are many indications for Home Health Care in the ALF, below are only a few examples.

Skilled Nursing

Overall Evaluation and Coordination of Care  

  • Patient/caregiver teaching
  • Disease process teaching
  • Catheter change
  • IV Therapy/antibiotics, TPN
  • Chemotherapy
  • Observation/Assessment
  • Pain management
  • Dressing change teaching
  • Nutrition
  • Diabetic education
  • Complication prevention teaching
  • Medication teaching
  • Injections
  • Wound care
  • Teaching self catheter care
  • Ostomy care and teaching

Physical Therapy

Improving Your Quality of Life Through Motion

  • Weight bearing exercises
  • Gait training
  • Post-op rehabilitation
  • Balance training
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Post CVA

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