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Home health

  1. 1. By: Britney Volek
  2. 2.  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
  3. 3. Home health is care/services provided to a patient in the convenience of their home by a professional caregiver
  4. 4.  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 %
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6.  Total Joint Replacements  Fractures  CVA/Stroke  Progressive Neurological Conditions  Fall Risk  Dementia  Chronic Pain  Incontinence  Wounds  COPD  Heart Failure
  7. 7.  Gait Training  Transfer Training  Home Exercise Program Development  Home Exit Management  Fall Prevention  Neuropathy Treatment  Wound Care  Incontinence Treatment  Pain Management  Progressive Resistive Exercise
  8. 8.  Factors ◦ What the patient is being treated for ◦ Depends on the environment  Space/Size
  9. 9.  Bandages  Platforms  Therapy Balls
  10. 10.  Massage Cream/Gel  Vital Sign Tools  Portable Electrotherapy Machine
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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&subarticle nbr=11  http://www.homehealthsection.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&su barticlenbr=14  http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/glossary_entry.php?term=Home%20Health%20Ca re,%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=&o q=&gs_rfai=

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