Skilled Nursing services are provided by either a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse. The nurses confer with your physician often to report your condition and update your plan of care. Services may include evaluation of patient’s needs, performance skilled nursing procedures, and education of patients and or care givers relative to the disease process, Self-care techniques and prevention strategies to improve your condition.
Therapy services offered include Physical, Occupational and Speech Pathology. The primary function of the therapist is to provide therapy services specific to your need and as prescribed by a physician that can be safely provided in the home. Your therapist will provide specific information about the services and treatments you will receive.
Some, but not all, insurance companies will provide aide services for beneficiaries. These companies usually follow Medicare guidelines for aide services. They provider aide services. The primary function of the hospice aide is to provide personal care. At each visit, the aide will complete the assigned activities. A nurse will supervise the aide as dictated by law or as you request depending on the pay source.