Home Health Care
Valeo is focused on delivering quality therapy and nursing services in the home. The cornerstone of our success lies in the drive to provide care for our patients at a level of care higher than industry norms with emphasis placed on educating patient and family so that they may better manage their disease process or injury. Recovery and return to function are the focus of each of our visits.
We invite you to learn more about our health care professionals and the HH care services they provide including cardiac and pulmonary care, balance and vestibular rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, and orthopedic/post-acute care.
What is Home Health Care?
Home Health care is a great option for seniors and those who need medical care but have difficulty getting out of their homes to seek/receive the help they need. Home health care provides a wide range of services in the comfort of your own home. The goal being to assist you in your recovery through education and treatment to maximize independence.
Have you been diagnosed with a new disease? Are you managing a long-term illness, or recovering from an accident, illness or surgery? If so, you may qualify for Home Health Care as part of your Medicare benefit? Medicare participants are eligible for home health care benefits as long as they meet the Medicare requirements for homebound status and the medical need for skilled services.
Those who qualify include:
A person who needs additional physical therapy after a recent fall, orthopedic injury, or surgery.
A person battling an illness, such as COPD, pneumonia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, heart disease, CHF, or vertigo/dizziness.
A person who requires assistance leaving their home for short/intermittent periods due to safety issues or who rarely leaves home because it requires such a taxing effort to do so.
How Much Does it Cost?
Navigating home health care and your Medicare benefits can be complex, but the professionals at Valeo Home Health offer easy, understandable answers to your questions and solutions to your home health care needs.
Medicare may cover 100% of home health care costs for eligible patients. Valeo also accepts some private insurances and Medicare replacement plans.
To find out more, just call us. We’ll be glad to discuss your situation with you.
Our licensed physical therapists are experts in helping patients decrease risk from falls; recover from joint replacement and other orthopedic surgeries; adapt to stroke related disabilities, Parkinson disease and Multiple Sclerosis; and maximize function associated with cardiac and pulmonary disorders. Physical Therapists assist individuals in improving their ability to perform the functional tasks of mobility, walking, balance, energy conservation and day to day activities.
Valeo’s Occupational Therapists conduct comprehensive evaluations of a client’s home, recommend necessary adaptive equipment, and assist patients in personal care such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting. Our Occupational Therapists treat with a holistic approach focusing on adapting the environment to fit the patient and addressing safety needs.
Speech Therapists evaluate and treat communication/speaking skills, eating/swallowing deficits and cognitive difficulties. They work with family members and caregivers to provide strategies that facilitate and maintain functional communication. Speech Therapists help improve swallowing skills and teach compensatory strategies that help reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia, maintain adequate nutrition and hydration.
RN’s provide individualized care and case management in multiple areas including diagnosis specific education in coordination with your physician, intravenous therapy, wound care, pain management, medication management, and nutritional teaching.
home health aides
Our Certified Nursing Assistants aid based upon an individualized plan of care developed in coordination with the patient, clinician, and physician to foster independence and safety in the areas of personal care. Home Health aides can assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, toileting, and light meal prep/housekeeping.
Social Workers consult with both the patient and their family regarding financial needs, emotional support, adjustment to illness, and provide the link between patients, their families and community resources.