What is Home Health?
Home health care is a set of services that enhance healing after an injury or illness or provides individuals with the support that they need to cope with long term health conditions.
Salus Homecare of South Bay offers long term care to individuals needing more permanent assistance to meet their health care needs effectively and at home.
Advantages of Long Term Nursing Care:
- Services provided in the comfort of home
- Involves family caregivers
- Enhances health by helping clients to avoid infections and setbacks
- Cost effective versus institutional care
- Supports aging in place
Salus Homecare of South Bay’s short term home health care provides individuals with support when they return home from the hospital or are working through a temporary illness or injury.
Advantages of Short Term Nursing Care:
- Reduces the chance of repeat hospitalizations
- Provides valuable client and family education
- Prevents the need for stays in a rehabilitative facility
- Flexible to meet the client’s current routines and scheduling preferences
Therapists help to improve outcomes for patients who are recovering from an accident or injury or are experiencing setbacks related to a health diagnosis.
Three Types of Therapeutic Nursing Services:
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
Who Benefits from Home Health Care?
Salus Homecare South Bay’s home care programs are designed for a diverse group of individuals. From young adults who have survived a brain injury to older adults recovering from a stroke and seniors who have been diagnosed with a chronic health condition, we provide a full range of services to meet the health care needs of South Bay residents in the privacy and comfort of home.
Who Pays For Home Health Care?
Home health care coverage is offered through Medicare, Medi-Cal, Veteran’s benefits and most private insurance companies in many situations. When it becomes necessary for an individual to pay privately, Salus Homecare of South Bay offers a high level of flexibility and personalized options that make home health affordable for most families.
Home Health FAQs
To read more FAQs, click here. If you have any specific questions, feel free to call our 24/7 hotline at (888) 725-8742
Who are Salus Homecare’s skilled nurses and therapists?
Salus Homecare employs all of our skilled nurses and therapists and never uses contract workers. These individuals are the finest in the industry with impressive backgrounds and a wealth of knowledge. To work for our agency, they must undergo an extensive interview process that includes background and reference checks and verification of their qualifications.
Can home health be ordered without a hospital stay?
Yes. Salus Homecare of South Bay often receives referrals for clients who have not been hospitalized but would benefit from home health care from area primary care physicians and specialists in a variety of health related fields.
Do you only service seniors?
No. Salus Homecare of South Bay provides home health services to individuals of all ages and with a variety of long term and short term health care needs.
6 Things To Look For When Choosing A Caregiver
Choosing the right caregiving team can be time consuming & stressfull. Here are 6 things to consider while searching for the right match:
#1 Look for National Accreditation for Quality by The Joint Commission
#2 Look for a provider who properly screens, trains & manages their caregivers.
#3 Look for the provider’s ability to customize a home care plan.
#4 Look for a provider who is always there to meet your changing needs.
#5 Look for a provider who is dedicated to continuous improvement.
#6 Look for a provider who begins with a complimentary home assessment.
If you would like to set up a complimentary home assessment, click here or give us a call: (888) 725-8742
What Our Patients & Their Families Say About Us
In order to meet the standards of the Joint Commission, all clients are asked to take a detailed survey at the end of our service.
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