Skilled Nursing Care

Reclaim your health and independence with Tahara Health's exceptional skilled nursing home health services, delivered by compassionate and knowledgeable in-home nurses

Achieving Optimal Health with Tahara Health's Skilled Nursing Home Services

Skilled nursing home health services are a vital component of home health care. At Tahara Health, will provide you with a in-home nurse offering the highest quality of care to help you or your loved ones recover and maintain optimal health. Whether you need short-term rehabilitation or ongoing support, we are here to help.

OPTIMAL HEALTH WITH TAHARA HEALTH’S SKILLED NURSING

Nursing home health services are an important component of home health care. Tahara Health is committed to providing the highest quality of care to its patients. With an in-home nurse on hand, you can rest assured that you’re receiving top-notch assistance as you or your loved ones recovers and maintains optimal health.. Whether you need short-term rehabilitation or ongoing support, we are here to help.

WHAT IS A HOME HEALTH NURSE ?

The most frequent home health service that doctors order for their patients is home health nursing. Skilled nursing care can encompass both older and younger patients. In-home nursing care can help people get better after being sick, having surgery, or getting Tahara Health’s home health care. Nurses may also be able to help you deal with a long-term illness like COPD.

They are licensed medical professionals who provide healthcare in the home. They are usually registered nurses (RNs) or licensed practical nurses (LPNS) who provide skilled nursing in-home.

If you need medical care at home and meet the other requirements for home health, skilled nursing home care may be an option for you.

WHERE CAN YOU FIND HOME HEALTH NURSES?

Home nurses often work in the homes of their patients. Home health care may also be provided in senior living communities or group homes. Many are hired by home health firms, such as Tahara Health, and are assigned to a specific number of patients. Then, in-home nurses travel to their patients’ homes to offer the sorts of treatment that their doctors have ordered.

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A HOME HEALTH NURSE?

Home health nurses often care for elders who are eligible for home health care. They can also help patients who have a chronic illness, a medical condition, or a cognitive disability. Depending on what you need and what your doctor tells you, you may get occasional nursing care at home to help you get better.

WHAT EXACTLY IS HOME HEALTH NURSING?

Tahara Health offers a wide range of nursing services in the home, from simple medical care to more complicated therapy. Depending on your needs and your doctor’s orders, the following may be part of your skilled nursing services at home:

Together with your doctor, come up with a treatment plan that fits your needs including : 

  • Educating you and your family caregiver about your health, requirements, and treatment options
  • Educating people about nutrition
  • Performing physical examinations from head to toe
  • Vital indicators such as heart rate and blood pressure should be monitored.
  • Assisting you in managing your drugs
    • Creating a medicine administration plan and system
    • Examining how well your drugs are functioning
    • Educating you and your caretaker about what each medicine is for, how much to take, and any side effects
  • Injections, IV treatment at home, or tube feedings
  • Taking care of a chest tube
  • Catheter administration and maintenance
  • Infection prevention
  • Providing ostomy and wound care, including dressing changes and treatment of complicated, non-healing wounds
  • Offering rehabilitation services following surgery or an injury such as a burn or stroke
  • Keeping track of your development and response to therapy
  • Listening to and answering questions from family caregivers
  • Keeping your doctor and family caregiver up to date on your progress and needs

Tahara Health home health agencies may also employ behavioral health nurses. These experts keep an eye on and help people with mental health problems like depression and anxiety.

Home health nurses treat patients in the comfort of their own homes with good medical care. Home health aide services may be ordered by your doctor if you need help with things like taking a shower and getting dressed. Consider getting personal care if you need extra help with things like cooking, cleaning, or other tasks. Some people receive home health care as well as personal care.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A VISIT FROM A HOME HEALTH NURSE

Home health care nurses offer a wide range of home medical services. Tahara Health’s home care nursing services often begin with an evaluation of your condition. Tahara Health patients receive information about their health condition and how home health care works during their initial home health nurse visit.

You will also be told when to call your home health care team and when to call 911 for help. Your nurse will tell you who is on your home health care team and how often they will visit you. Initial visits usually take between one and three hours.

During your initial home health nurse visit, you might expect questions like:

  • What drugs are you taking, and how do you keep track of them? 
  • Do you have a family support system? How do you go to the supermarket and to your appointments?
  • What kinds of foods do you consume?
  • What types of symptoms are you experiencing?
  • What do you believe home health care will help you with?

Your Tahara Health nurse will go through your medications with you to ensure that you understand what you’re taking and that you have a system in place to take them appropriately. They will also take your vitals. Depending on your health and what your doctor says, this may mean checking your blood pressure, pulse, breathing, lung sounds, and other symptoms. They’ll also inquire about your emotional state, such as:

  • Are you in any pain?
  • What’s the state of your appetite?
  • Do you get enough sleep?
  • Have you recently fallen? What occurred, if so? Were you hurt?

Your in-home nurse will contact your doctor and other healthcare providers to discuss your progress and any changes in your needs.

How frequently will you be visited by a Tahara Health home health nurse? It is determined by your requirements and doctor’s orders. If a patient’s condition is stable, for example, a home health care nurse may come twice a week for the first week or two, then once a week after that.

Our home health nurses establish a connection with you and your family immediately. They accomplish this by getting to know you and keeping channels of communication open. In-home nurses are generally drawn to home health nursing because of their ties with patients and the chance to make a difference in their lives.

HOME HEALTH NURSING CARE COSTS

Does Medicare or Medicaid cover in-home nursing care? Is skilled nursing at home covered by Medicare? If you qualify, Medicare, Medicaid, and many private insurance plans will often pay for home nursing services. This lowers the cost of in-home nursing care for the elderly and is the most common way people pay for home nursing care. Your doctor may also order other home health If you need them, you can get care services like a home health aide, social work services, and/or occupational, speech, and physical therapy.

THE BENEFITS OF HOME HEALTH CARE NURSING

All Tahara Health nurses strive to provide compassion and healing to their patients. Home health nurses do this in your own home, which is the most caring and comfortable place possible. Here are some other advantages of Tahara Health home health care nursing:

  • A Team Committed to You : When your home health nurse comes to see you, she is completely focused on you and your caregiver. You get regular visits without leaving your house. Because your team is in your home, they can get to know you in a comfortable setting. By watching how you go about your daily life, they may find other needs that you wouldn’t have told them about otherwise. For example, if your home health nurse notices you don’t have food, she may propose social work services to assist you in locating resources. On the other hand, they may find safety issues that need to be fixed by an occupational therapist or a physical therapist. They can share this information with your doctor, who can then determine if you require these treatments.
  • Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. : If you have an urgent need, a registered nurse is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Coordination with your doctor is simple: Your home nurse will keep in touch with your doctor. They know what questions to ask and what information to give so that they can help you get the care you need.
  • Education and Training in a Specific Field : Your Tahara Health home nurse is a trained and certified professional. Our home health nurses get training all the time so they can keep their licenses and learn new skills. Home health care is a type of specialized care. This means that the home healthcare nurse that visits you has specialized expertise and training to assist you in being as safe and healthy in your own home as possible.
  • A Concerned Advocate : Your in-home nurse is there to listen and chat with you about how you’re feeling. Our home health nurses are well-known for their kindness, patience, and adaptability. They are effective because they genuinely care about their patients. Home health skilled nursing services provide a sense of hope and safety by putting your needs first.
  • Better Health : Your home healthcare nurse will check in on you on a frequent basis to see how you’re feeling, how your medications are functioning, and other health indicators. Many patients feel better and may return to their favorite activities after regular check-ins and home health monitoring services from experienced nurses. Tahara Health Home Health Nursing can assist you with:
    • Recover from a disease, surgery, or injury.
    • Manage a chronic condition so that you can accomplish your everyday activities more easily.
    • Prevent incapacity or the worsening of your illness.
    • Notice if your health changes or if your symptoms get worse so that you can get help as soon as possible.
  • Life Quality Improvement : Skilled nursing home care can enhance your quality of life by assisting you to:
    • Keep yourself secure in the comfort of your own home.
    • Avoid needless hospital visits.
    • Avoid or postpone the need for a nursing home.

IS HOME NURSING A GOOD OPTION FOR ME?

Most individuals desire to spend as much time as possible at home. The key issue when deciding if home health nursing is good for you is usually “Do I qualify for home health care?” For Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance to pay for skilled nursing home care, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You are considered to be “homebound” (unable to leave home without help).
  • Do you need skilled nursing care sometimes or part-time, speech or physical therapy, or regular occupational therapy?
  • You should be under the supervision of a doctor, who will arrange home health care for you.
  • Receive home health care from a Medicare-certified organization

Medicare, Medicaid, and most other insurance plans will usually pay for services if you meet the requirements and your doctor recommends home health nursing.

HIRING A NURSE FOR HOME CARE

Do you need in-home nursing care for an aging relative or for yourself? Tahara Health home health agencies employ competent nurses. If you match the qualifying requirements and your doctor prescribes in-home nursing care, contact one of our local home nursing providers to get started.

You may look up the quality scores of the home care nursing agency on Medicare’s website. We will connect you with a home healthcare nurse that is a suitable fit for your requirements at Tahara Health.

If you want to hire a nurse to help you at home, you should talk to your doctor, a hospital social worker, a discharge planner, or another health professional.

 

Your Health is purely OUr FOCUS

Tahara Health offers home care and home health care services, in the comfort of your own home. Our primary mission is to provide compassionate, high-quality, and innovative services while encouraging independence and improvement of overall well-being.

Team-Based Approach

Our specialist works closely with you, your physician and family to improve care coordination and communication throughout the entire process.

Proactiveness

We closely monitor your care plan to ensure that we catch and care for any emerging issues before they become emergencies.

Peace of Mind

We are willing to go the extra mile for your physical and mental health, as well as for your caregiver's ease and satisfaction during their assistance.

Why Choose Us

we are here for YOU

When you choose Tahara Health, a leading Pennsylvania Home Care Agency, your everyday needs will be handled by our trustworthy, committed, honest, and competent caregivers.

Licensed Nurses

As a fully insured and licensed medical home health care agency, our services are supervised by licensed nurses on a regular basis in order to best meet changing needs.

Loyalty is the Key

Our services are founded on loyalty, and we are committed to providing outstanding care while creating lasting, positive experiences with you and your steady caregiver.

Transparency

Our caregivers will always take the time to guide you through our entire process and documentation, making sure you understand every step and ease your mind.

HOME HEALTH QUESTIONS

Most Popular Questions

You will find most answers here, but if your questions have not been answered, please call Tahara Health at any moment at 1-888-824-2725.

 

Home Health services are skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work, and home health aide.

 

No. Your Medicare benefit will cover 100% of your Home Health related costs.

 

If you are not getting discharged from the hospital or nursing home, then you will need to have your doctor send an order for home care services. We can assist you with the process if need be.

 

No. The patient does not need to be bedbound to be considered homebound. The patient is considered “homebound” under Medicare if the patient cannot leave home without “considerable and taxing effort”.

 

Yes. We are here for you 24 hours and 7 days of the week to address any concerns you have. We have dedicated staff to always answer your questions.

 

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