OUR SERVICES

Skilled Nursing
 
Registered Nurse Assessment - An RN will evaluate your skilled needs and provide a comprehensive Plan of Care in coordination with your physician and insurance, which may include nursing visits, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy. 

 

LVN and RN visits - A registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse will provide care and education regarding wounds, nutrition, medications, or new/existing diagnoses. These visits will include assessment of vital signs such as blood pressure and temperature.

Common health issues that would benefit from skilled nursing care:
  • Diabetes

  • Cardiovascular (Heart Failure)

  • Respiratory (COPD and emphysema)

  • Respiratory Failure (including Trach Care)

  • Oncology

  • Renal Failure

  • Neurological Disorders (MS and Parkinson’s disease)

  • Pain and Symptom Management

  • Medication Instruction and Management

  • Patient and Family Teaching (Medications, Disease Process and Patient Management)

  • Drawing Blood and Lab Work

  • Treatments and Injections

  • Diabetic Training

  • IV Infusion Therapy

  • Wound and Ostomy Care

  • Incontinence Management and Catheter Care

  • Anti-coagulation Therapy (PT/INRs and Dopplers)

Physical Therapy:
 

Physical therapists are experts in providing Therapeutic Intervention to regain your functional mobility and independence with ambulation. They will assist the patient in establishing an individualized plan of care to reach maximum rehab potential, to meet patient goals, and to regain independence in mobility. They will provide the patient and their caregivers with an exercise program so that they can learn to continue their exercise even after they are no longer seeing the patient.

 

PT Services include:

  • Comprehensive assessment and treatment

  • Strength training

  • Range of motion exercises

  • Balance training

  • Functional mobility

  • Gross motor coordination

  • Sensation

  • Edema

  • Transfer training

  • Orthotics/bracing

  • Basic Lymphedema care (Not Certified Lymphedema trained)

  • Acute pain and chronic pain management

  • Arthritis care

  • Back and neck care

  • Education for patients and caregivers

  • Home exercise programs

  • Body Mechanics

Occupational Therapy:
 
Occupational therapists specialize in increasing their patient’s abilities to perform their own self-care, activities of daily living and home safety, and they specialize in upper body function. Therapists work with the patient to establish as much independence as possible in their own residence.
OT Services include:
  • Assessment and Evaluation

  • Planning and Implementation of Therapeutic Programs

  • Energy Conservation and Work Simplification

  • Education and Training in Patient Management

  • Recommend and Training in use of Adaptive Equipment and Assistive devices

  • Assess the pts residence for safety and provide instruction in home safety recommendations

  • Recommend and instruct in home modifications to increase the patients safety

  • Instruct in Breathing techniques

  • Bathing

  • Dressing

  • Grooming

  • Toileting

  • Upper Extremity Coordination

  • Upper Extremity Strength

  • Sensory re-integration

  • Restoring Bed and Functional Mobility for self care

  • Restoring Muscle Control

Speech Therapy:
 

Our speech therapist assist the patient in sustaining their ability to perform distinctive and functional communicative abilities. They perform assessments on the patients current conditions and formulate the appropriate intervention program that best suits them.
 

Their services include:

Cognition

  • Orientation

  • Attention Span

  • Short Term Memory

  • Long Term Memory

  • Judgment

  • Problem Solving

  • Organization

 

Speech/Voice

  • Function Evaluated

  • Oral/facial exam

  • Articulation

  • Prosody

  • Voice/Respiration

  • Speech intelligibility

 

Language

  • Expressive Language Delay

  • Receptive Language Delay

  • Pragmatics

 

Oral Motor

  • Bed side swallows study

  • Chewing ability

  • Oral stage management

  • Pharyngeal stage management

  • Reflex time

Medical Social Worker

The Medical Social Worker will assist the patient and their families in acquiring the necessary community resources to maintain a safe and independent life in their own residence.

Their services include:

  • Assessment and Evaluation of the patient to determine the their individual needs

  • Exploring and assisting in acquiring community resources

  • Education regarding alternative living arrangements

  • Counseling for life-style changes

  • Advance directives (Power of Attorney for health care or living will)

  • Crisis intervention

  • Financial assessment

 
Home Health Aide:

A home health aide provides personal care while in the patient's home, such as bathing, shampooing, and nail care. With additional time, aides may perform light housekeeping. Home health aides work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physical therapist.

 

8800 Jameel Rd Ste 100
Houston, Texas 77040

713-426-0313

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911

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