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    Home health Home health Presentation Transcript

    • Home Health
      By: Britney Volek
    • Define Home Health
      What Percent of PTAs work in Home Health
      Salary Range
      Diagnosis
      Treatments
      Equipment
      Advanced Skill, Training, or Recognition needed to work in Home Health
      Objectives
    • What is Home Health
      Home health is care/services provided to a patient in the convenience of their home by a professional caregiver
    • What % of PTAs work in Home Health
      Regionally
      6.6%
      Table 8. Facility/Setting
      Acute care hospital 8.6 %
      Sub-acute rehab hospital (in-patient) 4.8 %
      Health system or hospital based outpatient
      facility or clinic 17.3 %
      Private out-patient office or group practice 33.1 %
      SNF/ECF/ICF 17.9 %
      Patients home/Home care 6.6 %
      School System (preschool/primary/secondary) 1.4 %
      Academic Institution (post-secondary) 5.0%
      Health and Wellness Facility .4 %
      Industry .2 %
      Other 4.8 %
    • Full Time PTA in Home Health
      Median $53,500 annually
      Salary will depend on the type of degree a person has obtained
      Higher % Masters
      Bachelors
      Lower % Associates
      Salary will also depend on the PTAs experience
      Salary Range for Home Health
    • Total Joint Replacements
      Fractures
      CVA/Stroke
      Progressive Neurological
      Conditions
      Fall Risk
      Dementia
      Chronic Pain
      Incontinence
      Wounds
      COPD
      Heart Failure
      Types of Patients (Diagnosis)
    • Gait Training
      Transfer Training
      Home Exercise Program Development
      Home Exit Management
      Fall Prevention
      Neuropathy Treatment
      Wound Care
      Incontinence Treatment
      Pain Management
      Progressive Resistive Exercise
      Treatments
    • Factors
      What the patient is being treated for
      Depends on the environment
      Space/Size
      Equipment
    • Equipment
      Bandages
      Platforms
      Therapy Balls
    • Massage Cream/Gel
      Vital Sign Tools
      Portable Electrotherapy Machine
      Equipment
    • Advanced Skill, Training, & Recognition
      A PTA should have learned all requirements to treat patients in their education
      A PTA can always expand their knowledge by going to State meetings or Classes/Seminars
      The mind can never stop learning
    • Resources
      Information
      http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Workforce_Salaries_and_Stats&Template=/MembersOnly.cfm&NavMenuID=455&ContentID=71470&DirectListComboInd=D&Token=BB9AF745-6371-4B26-9428-08C47CC355EA
      http://www.homehealthsection.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=11
      http://www.homehealthsection.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=14
      http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/glossary_entry.php?term=Home%20Health%20Care,%20Definition(s)%20of&area=All
      Pictures
      http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&biw=1318&bih=552&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=physical+theapist+with+patient&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=