Heart Attacks

If you have suffered a heart attack, our Nurses can provide the following services to help you recover:

  • Cardiopulmonary assessments
  • Symptom management
  • 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

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
  • Adapt daily activities to prevent reoccurrence of a heart attack

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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