Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, our Nurses can provide the following services to help you remain at home and out of the hospital:

  • Cardiopulmonary assessments
  • Symptom management
  • Teach clients and their families about the progression of the disease
  • Assess home safety
  • Assess adaptive equipment and assist with obtaining adaptive equipment
  • Assess wounds and change dressings
  • Pain management
  • Medications and treatment management
  • Perform Lab draws and management of anticoagulation (blood thinning)
  • Teach family members to properly care for the client
  • Act as a liaison between the client’s physician and the family

Our Physical Therapists will:

  • Assess home safety
  • Assess adaptive equipment and assist with obtaining adaptive equipment
  • Assist with gait therapy to restore walking/mobility
  • Develop a home exercise program and teach clients and caregivers to implement the exercise program
  • Evaluate the client’s progress and plans for recovery
  • Assist with energy conservation

Our Occupational Therapists will:

  • Assist with relearning activities of daily living such as showering and dressing
  • Assist with the use of adaptive equipment
  • Assist with energy conservation

Our Nutritionists will:

  • Assist with dietary modifications
  • Develop customized nutrition plans

Our Home Health Aides can assist you with the following daily living activities:

  • Personal Care
  • Bathing
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Applying medical wear such as braces
  • Physical Therapy exercises
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • Errands
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication intake

If your needs exceed the limited availability of a Home Health Aide, our Personal Care Aides can provide additional services to assist you with your daily living activities.

Our Medical Social Workers can:

  • Assist with long-term care planning
  • Assist with obtaining payment help and applying for programs
  • Assist with managing finances and managing resources
  • Assist with process of using healthcare proxies
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