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It would be our pleasure to come to your home or residence (including assisted & independent livings) and provide a no-obligation, free consultation. Please call us toll-free at 1-800-871-0102

Services

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Specialty Home Care & Hospice Services

Physical Therapy

Our Registered Physical Therapists evaluate the patient and develop a program of rehabilitation with the goal of restoring or improving physical function and mobility.  This includes muscle strengthening, gait training, stair climbing, and restoration of balance and range of motion skills.

Occupational Therapy

Our Registered Occupational Therapists evaluate and establish a program of rehabilitation therapy with the goal of assisting the patient to safely perform activities of daily living.  This includes muscle strengthening exercises, extremity function and strength training and working with each patient to perform individualized activities for restoration of daily living skills.


Speech Therapy

Our Speech Therapists evaluate speech, language, and swallowing ability, and will work to improve these functions. They will advise the patient’s family in effective communication skills and use therapeutic exercises to improve communication and effective swallowing for the patient.

Specialized Wound Care

•Early assessment of wounds for s/s infection
•Wound vac, wound drains
•Diabetic wounds
•Dressing total knees/hips

Medication Management

•Medication and pain control
•Medication education
•Accurate dosage, side effects, drug interactions

Diabetic Training

•In-home diabetic education and blood glucose management
•Insulin training and individual education, including nutritional counseling
•Insulin pump training

Home Infusion Therapy

•Peripheral and PICC line care
•Chemo Disconnects

Bowel/Bladder Maintenance

•Catheter/Colostomy/Urostomy care and supplies
•Bowel and bladder training

Injections and Lab Draws

•Protime with INR – immediate results with one-touch machines
•All other authorized labs, blood draws, and injections
•B12, Aranesp, Enbrel, Epogen

Pain and Symptom Management

•Continual Assessment of all symptoms, plan of care changes as needed for comfort
•Patient/Family Education of pain control
•Medication delivered to home

Caregiver Respite Volunteer Support

•This service is set up to allow the caregiver time to attend to other needs, with the confidence that their loved one is being cared for

Medical Equipment

•Delivery and pickup of all medical equipment
•Home is set up for comfort for the patient

End of Life Planning

•Assistance provided by the hospice team to coordinate all plans related to the end of life (Living will, power of attorney and funeral arrangements, etc.)

Music Thanantology

•Harp and voice to bedside as sub-specialty of palliative care

•Reduces physical and emotional anxiety and pain

Social Services

•Bereavment care and support of family members after the passing of their loved one
•Over one of year of continued support offered

Goals:

  • To help each client return to his or her optimal level of function
  • To promote as much independence as possible
  • To improve patient and caregiver knowledge and increase patient self-management
  • To promote safety in the home setting

Keep your Mom and Dad at home with home care

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The Applegate Difference
It's difficult when a loved one depends on others for everyday living. That's why Home Care and Hospice is so important to us, and why our motto is "Bringing independence home with Comfort, Peace, and Dignity."