Types of Home Health Care

Types of Home Health Care

Great Lakes Caring Home Health

We are a Medicare-certified provider of superior quality home health care. Our certified nurses, therapists, pathologists and home health aides utilize the latest technologies to augment the various types of home health care they provide, assuring that when you entrust us with your care, you are receiving the very best care possible.

Skilled Nursing Care

Registered nurses and licensed professional nurses provide care in accordance with physicians’ orders by assessing your conditions and reacting accordingly. They provide care services, such as: injection administration, wound care, progress monitoring, coordination of care with your other physicians or specialists, instruction of self-care methods or other home health education. Great Lakes Caring Home Health nurses are equipped with electronic communication devices that are connected to our patient network database, allowing our nurses to have access to the most up-to-date medical information. Our nurses can even instantly update that information during a session of home health care.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps you regain the strength and coordination in your muscles that you may have lost because of surgery, illness, disease or aging. Physical therapists and their assistants deliver therapy by administering unique exercise routines, monitoring your progress adjusting the regimens, frequently utilizing special equipment to assist with the treatment.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the process of teaching, or re-teaching, gross motor skills (e.g. walking), fine motor skills (e.g. hand-eye coordination) and cognitive skills (e.g. basic decision-making). Great Lakes Caring Home Health occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants deliver occupational therapy for you when you have been challenged by a physical disease (e.g. arthritis) or a neurological impairment (e.g. stroke).

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy services include treatment for speech, hearing and language communication of all kinds. Provided by speech pathologists, treatment also includes assistance with cognitive functioning, recovering the loss of handwriting abilities and addressing nutritional needs due to complications with swallowing.

Social Work

From assistance with emotional and financial situations to support when transitioning to a new living environment (e.g. relative’s home), Masters-prepared social workers (MSW) assist you with personal needs that affect your day-to-day living. Social work from Great Lakes Caring Home Health also includes counseling services.

Home Health Care

Dedicated Health Care Professionals

Great Lakes Caring Home Health services are provided by: