Michiana Home Care Services
Our goal is providing all levels of home care services in collaboration with your physician, thus enabling you to regain and maintain your independence in your own home environment.
Our purpose is providing care to individuals to ensure that the inalienable rights of clients and families are protected. With appropriate care and coordinated services, we will support patient dignity and self-respect.
We have professional nurses that are kind, compassionate, and patient focused. They go through an extensive orientation and training process before seeing patients and are provided the most up to date educational tools for their scope of care.
Our speech therapy team identifies, educates and treats: functional speech defects, oral motor skills, memory strategies, cognitive impairments, and swallowing difficulty. Our therapists goals are improving client function with a patient specific plan.
CARDIAC TEACHING & ASSISTANCE
Our services for conditions include but are not limited to: congestive heart failure, hypertension, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, and atrial fibrillation. Our team assists in disease management by teaching the patient and family on the disease process, medication teaching/management, diet recommendations, PT/INR monitoring, and weight monitoring.
We offer wound care for all phases of acute, critical and chronic wounds, including but not limited to: pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and post-operative wounds. We use the most up to date and state of the art wound care supplies resulting in the most optimal healing environment.
Pain is assessed and evaluated on every home care visit. Our team works closely with the patient's physician to develop a comprehensive pain management regimen. We ensure patients have the tools and resources to achieve optimal comfort.
Our occupational therapists guide and instruct the patient in prescribing therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and cognitive functioning. Specifically our occupational therapists can help with fall prevention, ensuring the patient's home is safer with environmental modification recommendations, and implementing appropriate adaptive/assistive devices and/or splints to promote optimal level of functioning.
Our physical therapy team develops an individual treatment plan based on clinical need. Our clinicians work with patients to improve and restore their functional mobility, increase muscle strength, increase gait stability, improve transfer skills, assist in pain management, and facilitates in acquiring proper durable medical equipment.
MEDICAL SOCIAL SERVICES
We have medical social workers that provide services and/or establishes standards addressing the social and/or emotional factors that impact the patient’s ability to achieve the goals of their plan of care. Our team educates clients/families about community resources and how to access them, prepares social histories to augment existing service, or as a guide in determining or changing level of service. This may include cultural factors, financial concerns, and support system.
HOME HEALTH AIDE
Our home health aide is assigned to specific clients by the case manager and performs services for clients as necessary to maintain their personal comfort. Services include but are not limited to: bathing, skin/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving, dressing, and light housekeeping.
POST HOSPITALIZATION CARE
Our goal is to keep our patients in the comforts of their home. Our case managers strive to make the transition from the hospital to home seamless.
DIABETIC TEACHING & TRAINING
Diabetes can be a difficult chronic disease for patients to manage, but controlling blood sugar levels in order to prevent serious complications is imperative. With our program we help with glucometer use, diabetic foot care, medication management, dietary guidelines, a disease management education.
Our team reviews, reconciles, educates, and monitors medications prescribed to our patients. This process occurs when we initiate home care services and throughout the entire home care episode. We work with the patient's physician to determine if there are any interactions, medication appropriateness, and the risk/benefit of the prescribed medications.
We provide orthopedic home health care for patients with hip, knee, shoulder replacements and fractures, We design a comprehensive care plan focused on preventing complications and rehospitilizations. We provide hands on therapy in the comforts of the patient's home and design therapy exercises and activities to meet the patient's rehabilitation goals.
THERAPY & REHABILITATION
We work in conjunction with the patient's physician and family to ensure there is an individualized care plan to meet the patient's therapy and rehabilitation goals. Our total team approach is one-on-one in home therapy to improve range of motion, progressive mobility, muscle strengthening, and continuous education and communication.