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Home Health22

  1. 1. Home Health By :Laura Sandve 1
  2. 2. Objectives  Definition of home health  Environment  Salary range  Percentage of PTAs work in patients home  Health Conditions(Diagnosises)  Advance skills, training, or recognition needed  Equipment used  APTA Specialty Section web site 2
  3. 3. “..rewarding to help people reclaim their lives and their routines in the places where they live” 3
  4. 4. Home Health Provision of skilled therapy services in the patients place of residence http://ecom.coastal.com/Image/ProductImage/BAK002-VHS-ENG.jpg 4
  5. 5. Salary  Median salary is $53,500 By Highest Earned Degree  Associates -$45,000  Baccalaureate- $45,000  Master's -$51,500 5
  6. 6. PTA Members Practice 6
  7. 7. What you could see http://www.villagecare.org/senior/homecare/ http://rehabathomedfw.net/images/Therapist1.jpg http://www.hommed.com/ASSETS/BA1A6A 4534654A3C81A78F65CDF627D8/homeheal th.jpg 7
  8. 8. Health Conditions  Total joint  Chronic pain replacements  Incontinence  Fractures  Wounds  CVA (stroke)  COPD  Progressive  Heart failure Neurological conditions  Fall risk  Dementia 8
  9. 9. Skills/Training  Gait training  Pain management  Transfer training  Incontinence  Home exercise treatment development  Wound care  Home exit  Neuropathy management  Fall prevention  Progressive resistive exercises 9
  10. 10. Equipment  Therapy balls  Thera-bands  Raised rolls  Thera-putty  Hot/cold pads  Weights  Rehabilitation walker  Platforms  Folding bars  Massage creams 10
  11. 11. Summary www.apta.org APTA Specialty Section 11
  12. 12. Sources  http://www.homehealthsection.org/displaycommon.cfm?an =1&subarticlenbr=11  http://valuemedicalsupplies.com/physical.htm  http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Surveys_a nd_Stats1&Template=/MembersOnly.cfm&ContentID=6502 3&Token=5E02162F-0241-4811-8D96-0C5940FFA480  http://www.apta.org/am/aptaapps/programming/pt/ListDe tail.cfm?LenOfCourse=1&mad_id=19467&fees=yes 12

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