CARES Home Health skilled Medicare services help you recover comfortably at home. Skilled reliable, compassionate professionals work with your physician to provide appropriate and effective care. DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

We Help You Recover at Home

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Our reliable, compassionate professionals work with your physician to provide appropriate and effective care including:

SKILLED NURSING
Skilled nursing is care that is given or supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN). Some duties can be performed by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).  They can provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. Examples of care can include: giving IV drugs, injections, or tube feedings; changing dressings; and teaching diabetes care.[/su_spoiler]

PHYSICAL THERAPY
Physical therapy is the treatment of injury and disease by mechanical means, such as exercise, massage and heat. Physical therapist are licensed professionals, sometimes referred to as PTs. Some duties can be performed by a Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). They help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain. PTs evaluate  patients to develop a treatment plan using techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. In addition, PTs and PTAs can work with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.

SPEECH THERAPY
Speech therapy is the treatment of communication and swallowing problems. Speech therapists are licensed professionals that can assist with problems involving speech, language, and swallowing.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Occupational therapy is treatment that helps people with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities regain their ability to perform their usual activities of daily life. Occupational therapists are licensed professionals, sometimes referred to as OTs. OTs evaluate  patients to develop a treatment plan using techniques and/or equipment to help people perform tasks such as eating, bathing and dressing. This may may include comprehensive evaluations of the patient’s home  environment, recommendations for adaptive equipment and training in its use, and guidance and education for family members and caregivers.

HOME HEALTH AIDE
A home health aide can help people perform daily living activities. This includes bathing and grooming.

WOUND CARE
The prevention of wound complications and promotion of wound healing.

PAIN MANAGEMENT
Pain management helps people to prevent, reduce, or stop pain sensations.

INJECTIONS, IV THERAPY, CATHETER CARE

HEALTH EDUCATION

  • DIABETIC MANAGEMENT: Diabetes home health training is a Medicare covered program that can teach people to manage their diabetes. It includes education about self-monitoring of blood glucose, diet, exercise, and insulin.
  • MEDICATION MANAGEMENT: Medication management provides education to help patients is comply with a medication regimen. It also helps people avoid potentially dangerous drug interactions and other complications. ]

CARES Specialty Programs for Specific Illnesses:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Management
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Stroke
  • Transitional Care
  • Wound Care

ASK FOR CARES HOME HEALTH

OUR EXPERIENCEWith over 30 years of experience, CARES is the recognized leading agency in the delivery of services to elders in West Central Florida. Our experience includes caring for clients with various needs, from help with household activities to skilled medical care.

OUR COMPASSIONWe understand the trust that is placed in our hands, and like you, we expect great things from our caregivers. We treat our clients with dignity, respect, kindness, and patience. That’s what you deserve and what we insist upon.

OUR STAFF – CARES staff has a genuine desire to help people regain their health and quality of life. They are dependable and ethical individuals that must undergo extensive background, work history, and reference checks.

OUR DEDICATIONA CARES staff member is always on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CARES is a not-for-profit charitable organization. Funds earned through services, grants and donations go back into our neighborhoods and to help provide critical senior programs.

If you think CARES EXPERIENCE, COMPASSION, STAFF AND DEDICATION will make a difference in your care, ask your physician to order CARES Home Health as your provider.

DOWNLOAD THIS LIST OF INDICATORS that identifies the situations and conditions that could warrant Medicare skilled home health services.