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Home Health

What is Home Health?
Home Health care encompasses a broad spectrum of health care services that can be administered in the comfort of one’s own home to address illness or injury.  Home Health care is frequently utilized to assist individuals in recovering from surgeries, injuries, or acute illnesses.  It serves as a valuable resource in providing necessary medical support and specialized care within the comfort of one’s own home.  This personalized approach aims to promote healing, rehabilitation, and smooth transition back to optimal health.
Examples of skilled home health services include:
Injections
Monitoring serious illness and unstable health conditions
Patient and Caregiver Education
Medication Management
Wound Vac Care
Blood Draws
Wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound
INR’s
Catheter Care
In General, the primary objective of home health care is to address and treat various illnesses or injuries.  By opting home health care, individuals can benefit in several ways, including:
Recovering at Home
Regain their independence
Become more self-sufficient
Maintain your current condition or level of function slow decline.
What should I expect from my home health care?
To initiate home health care services, it is essential to obtain orders from a doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.  Once you receive a referral for home health services, Senior Solutions of Montana will verify your insurance, obtain a prior authorization if your insurance requires one and arrange an appointment and send a representative to your home.  During the visit, they will discuss your specific needs and inquire about your overall health through a series of questions.  This assessment helps ensure that the provided care aligns with your requirements.
Additionally, the staff form Senior Solutions of Montana will maintain communication with your doctor or healthcare provider to ensure they are informed about your care and receive regular updates on your progress.  This collaborative approach ensures seamless coordination between us and your primary healthcare team.  They work together to provide you with the best possible care and ensure that your treatment plan aligns with your healthcare provider’s recommendations.
Ensuring that home health staff visit you as frequently as prescribed by your doctor or healthcare provider is crucial.  Their regular visits are essential to monitor your condition, provide necessary treatment, and asses your progress.  By adhering to the recommended schedule, the home health staff can effectively manage your care and ensure that you receive the appropriate level of attention and support.

Services provided by Senior Solutions of Montana Home Health Team
Registered Nurses/LPN Nurses
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s)
Social Worker

What does the nurse do?
They provide education to both the patient and their caregiver about the condition, medications, and associated symptoms. This education aims to empower the individual and their caregiver with knowledge and understanding, enabling them to actively participate in managing the condition and ensuring proper medication adherence.

What is a Physical Therapist?
Some of their goals are to relieve pain, restore flexibility, improve your strength, balance, coordination and ability to move.

What is an Occupational Therapist
Teach you how to use specialized equipment, suggest multiple ways to make your home safer, provide tips and tools to make it easier for you to do daily activities like bathing, dressing, and household chores.

What is a Speech Therapist?
Can help with a variety of speech, language, swallowing, voice and communication disorders.  There goals are to improve memory, swallowing, communication and talking.  They learn ways to compensate for difficulty understanding and expressing yourself through language.

What is a Home Health Aide?
They help you with your daily self-care tasks such as bathing and washing hair, getting dressed, grooming, light housekeeping, and exercises.

What is a social worker?
A medical social worker can help you access the resources to help you get the care you need.  Some services include counseling to help you cope with illness and treatment, referrals to helpful services in the community, help with maintaining long term care plan, advocacy for your rights and wishes.