Skilled Nursing Care

In-Home Skilled Nursing Care

Skilled nursing care is provided by a registered nurse (RNs) and other licensed healthcare professionals in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Skilled nursing home care services provided in your home can be for short-term rehabilitation from injuries or illness or even for more long-term care treating chronic medical conditions.  In order to receive skilled nursing services in your home and for it to be covered by primary insurers, it must be ordered by your doctor. You can learn more about home nursing services and referrals here.

There are many reasons why a senior may need skilled nursing care and may not want to leave home for a nursing facility. The good news is that skilled nursing care delivered right in your home is covered by Medicare coverage, VA, Tricare, and many private health care insurers. Home health care allows you or your loved one to remain independent for as long as possible while avoiding a long term care facility and still ensuring they are taking care of any health issues they may face.

 

How in-home skilled nursing care works

Skilled home care nursing services can help you get back to doing the things you love after suffering an injury or illness. Our licensed healthcare professionals will assess your condition and create a tailored treatment care plan to help you recover as quickly as possible. In addition, our home health skilled nursing team can help improve your quality of life and do everything possible to help avoid a future hospital stay.

Here are a few forms of care provided by in-home nursing services:

  • Acute & chronic disease state management
  • Medication management
  • Condition assessment
  • Tailored, goal-oriented treatment plans
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Fall prevention
  • Pain management
  • Wound care
  • And much more

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