Union Hospital Home Health Care Patient Services

Patient Services

UH Home Health Care provides a full array of patient services, including skilled nursing, physical and occupational therapy, and personal care services.

Skilled nursing services include medication assessment and distribution

Skilled Nursing

Working with your doctor, an experienced Registered Nurse will do an assessment and carry out the doctor’s orders such as:

  • Drawing blood
  • Administering injections
  • Inserting catheters
  • Changing complicated dressings

Our staff will provide assistance and give instructions for:

  • IV care
  • Diabetic care
  • Catheter care
  • Taking medications
  • Ostomy and tracheotomy care
  • Wound care
Home Health Care Services include physical therapy

Physical Therapy

Skilled and experienced physical therapists use exercise, transfer training, and home programs to assist patients recovering from:

  • Stroke
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Fracture
  • Amputation
  • Burns
  • Many other illnesses and injuries

Occupational Therapy

Injury or illness can affect the patient’s ability to care for themselves. Our skilled occupational therapists are available for patients recovering from stroke, surgery, and other illnesses. Their goal is to help the patient resume their daily activities, eat, dress, and groom themselves, and remain independent in their home.

Speech & Language Therapy

The speech therapist will assess and plan a treatment program for patients who have difficulty speaking or expressing themselves due to a stroke or an accident.

Home Care Aide

Aides assist patients with personal hygiene, run errands, perform light housekeeping, and assist with transfer and ambulation. Aides are available in addition to skilled services of nursing or therapy. All Home Care Aide services are supervised by a Registered Nurse.

Medical Social Worker

The medical social worker assists patients and caregivers with identifying and addressing psychological or social issues, and helps connect the patient and family with community resources.

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