The physical therapist helps to restore motion and function as well as relieve
pain after an illness or injury through exercise regimens and the use of
specific treatments such as heat, therapy and massage.
Occupational therapists provide a wide variety of
physical aids to help patients manage with loss of function. They instruct patients in ways
to meet the challenge of personal and homemaking activities.
The registered nurse plans, develops, implements and evaluates a
highly individualized plan of care under physicians orders. The RN provides the following: health and diabetes teaching, assessment of home situation, catheter changes and care, IV Therapy, wound care, post operative colostomy care and training, symptom management and palliative care for the terminally ill,
pain management and drawing blood samples that are necessary for the treatment of your medical condition.
The Speech Pathologist provides diagnosis, treatment and teaches management of special
disorders due to loss of ability to speak, hear or comprehend.
The home health aide is a trained para-professional who provides bathing, hair and nail care and exercises directed by the nurse or therapist.
Medical Social Workers assist in arranging other needed services, help obtain financial assistance, and counsel patients and family.
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