Care South Why Hhc 2010

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Care South Why Hhc 2010

  1. 1. HOME HEALTH SERVICES Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC)
  2. 2. Our Purpose <ul><li>“ We improve the quality of human life for our patients, their families, others we serve and for those who are a part of the CareSouth family.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Home Health Care? <ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Comfort </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter Recovery </li></ul>
  4. 4. Medicare Eligibility Requirements <ul><li>Home Health Care Must be Prescribed by a Physician </li></ul><ul><li>Home Health Agency Must Be Approved by Medicare (Medicare certified) </li></ul><ul><li>Patient Must Be Homebound – “To leave home takes considerable and taxing effort.” </li></ul><ul><li>Patient Must Be In Need of Intermittent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skilled Nursing Care, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speech-Language Therapy, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or to Continue Occupational Therapy. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. OUR SERVICES
  6. 6. SKILLED NURSING <ul><li>RN or LPN </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced in Home Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Patient Needs Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled Nursing Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Patient and Caregiver Education </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Care Technique Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Safety & Prevention Strategies Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination of Care </li></ul>
  7. 7. REGISTERED DIETICIAN <ul><li>Evaluation of Patients Nutritionally at Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Participation with Health Care Team </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with Patient’s Nutritional Needs </li></ul>
  8. 8. HOME HEALTH AIDE <ul><li>(Patient Must Also be Receiving Skilled Care) </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised by RN or Licensed Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Duties Performed Part of Patient’s Total Plan of Care </li></ul><ul><li>May Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bathing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Activities of Daily Living </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. PHYSICAL THERAPIST <ul><li>Body Area Movement & Strength Exercises / Training </li></ul><ul><li>Training on How to Use Special Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Training on How to Do Daily Activities Like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting In / Out of Wheelchair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting In / Out of Bath Tub </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. SPEECH THERAPIST <ul><li>Speech – Language Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Training / Exercises to Regain and Strengthen Speech Skills </li></ul>
  11. 11. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST <ul><li>Training / Exercise In Usual Daily Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Ways to Eat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get Dressed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Comb Hair </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perform Other Usual Daily Activities </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. MEDICAL SOCIAL SERVICES <ul><li>Help in Finding Community Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social & Emotional Concerns </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. SERVICES PROGRAMS <ul><li>Skilled Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Dietician </li></ul><ul><li>Home Health Aide </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Speech Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Social Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Admission Coordination Program (ACP) </li></ul><ul><li>Stand Strong – Balance & Fall Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>CS Connect – Telehealth </li></ul><ul><li>Management & Evaluation (M & E) </li></ul><ul><li>CareSouth Alert – Medical Alarm Monitoring </li></ul>
  14. 14. ABOUT US <ul><li>Largest Privately Held Home Health Care Company in Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>16 Medicare Certified Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>35 Medicare Certified Locations </li></ul><ul><li>Across Seven States & Growing </li></ul>View of Savannah River from Corporate Offices of CareSouth, Augusta, GA Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC)
  15. 15. CONTACT INFORMATION <ul><li>CareSouth Homecare Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>One Tenth Street, Suite 500 </li></ul><ul><li>Augusta, GA 30901 </li></ul>

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