Skilled Care – Nursing & Therapy Services

M&Y CARE, LLC Home Health Agency is a Medicare-certified agency that offers exceptional quality, hospital-grade health care and medical services in the comfort of the patient’s home, while also allowing individuals to maintain security and privacy while receiving treatment.

Home Health Care is prescribed by physicians, or referred to patients as they are discharged from a hospital, or skilled nursing facility. Our highly trained and experienced clinician team works closely with you and your physicians to develop a personalized treatment plan. Together, we ensure that you receive the services and care you need for the best clinical outcomes.

M&Y CARE regularly accepts referrals from physicians, hospitals, patients’ families and friends, social workers, case managers, discharge planners, social service agencies, skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities.

Types of Patients Appropriate for Home Health

  • Newly-diagnosed medical conditions or complex, debilitating symptoms which require skilled monitoring and/or health teaching
  • Terminal illness with needs for symptomatic control – if not appropriate for hospice
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Open wounds, ulcers, or burns
  • Ostomies and otomies
  • Newly-diagnosed or poorly-controlled diabetes
  • Bed bound patients requiring teaching of family to manage dependent patient
  • Frequent admissions to the hospital
  • Medications requiring monitoring (anticoagulants, antihypertensives, cardiac meds, analgesics, chemotherapeutic agents, etc.)
  • Need for exercise to improve ambulation, mobility, independence, safety, circulation or preparation for prosthesis
  • Patients needing dressing changes, monitoring of wounds following surgery
  • Patients with hydration and nutrition problems
  • Parents requiring instruction for home apnea monitors or bililights/blankets
  • TPN patient or family needing monitoring and instruction
  • Patients requiring infusion therapy for hydration or medication administration
  • Patients requiring physical therapy to train on the proper use of durable medical equipment

Skilled Services

Skilled Nursing (RN and LVN)

  • Patient and family teaching
  • Medication monitoring
  • Injections
  • Catheter, Ostomy, Intravenous and Wound care
  • Medical case management

Physical Therapist

  • Improve gait and ambulation
  • Pain management
  • Home exercise instruction
  • Instruction on Activities of Daily Living (ADL): Ambulation, Bathing, Continence, Dressing, Eating, Transferring, Toileting
  • Safe use of walker, cane, other ambulatory equipment
  • Heat, cold and massage therapies

 

Occupational Therapist

  • Assist with restoration of functional independence, self care and Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Help with restoration of lost function
  • Energy conservation
  • Bathroom safety

 

Speech Therapists

  • Assist with communication
  • Evaluate swallowing, speech and language disorders

 

Medical Social Workers

  • Perform home assessments to identify social, emotional and financial concerns
  • Help family assess and utilize available community resources

 

Certified Home Health Aides

  • Assist with bathing, grooming and personal hygiene.

Payment for Services

Medicare covers the cost of home health services. In general, Medicare offers premium-free (no deductible) coverage for most individuals after they turn 65 years of age by paying for home health care services as needed.

To receive coverage for home health benefits under Medicare, an individual must be under the care of a physician, be homebound during the course of treatment, and require part-time intermittent skilled services.

Home health services are also eligible to be covered by Medicaid, private insurance and other private funding options. However, these options may have additional criteria that must be met to receive coverage. Our staff will verify insurance coverage for you.

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