Expert Home Health Care
Here for seniors and their loved ones, Atrio Home Health offers a variety of services that help older adults get back to enjoying their independent lifestyle after an illness or surgery. Most of all, you get the services needed in the most comforting of places—your home.
On-staff nurses are available for phone consultations 24/7.
Home Health services include:
Disease Education and Management: Assistance with prescribed medication, as well as education that teaches how to read a label, ensure proper dosing and recognizing any side effects of medication.
Medical and Surgical Nursing: Atrio Home Health employs registered nurses proficient in delivering a broad range of comprehensive skilled nursing care to clients with complex medical and surgical diagnoses. Our nurses provide holistic care to facilitate achievement of the patient’s optimal health. They also complete physical assessments, perform technical procedures, provide skilled teaching to clients and caregivers, as well as coordinate other needed services such as therapists, home health aides and medical social services. All services are provided under the direction of the patient’s personal physician.
Mental Health Services: Atrio Home Health provides a specialized in-home psychiatric program that assists patients in maintaining, restoring and promoting their physical, emotional and spiritual health. The program is staffed by specially trained psychiatric nurses who observe and assess physical and mental needs; assess responses to medication, coping strategies and behavior changes, as well as supervise and coordinate other needed services like occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy, home health aides and medical social services. All psychiatric home care is provided under the direction of the patient’s personal physician.
Palliative Care: Our expert team of skilled nurses work to ease the physical pain, nausea, shortness of breath and other symptoms. Our team's goal is to bring relief to the physical and mental stress patients experience when dealing with a complex illness.
Physical therapy promotes recovery and wellness by restoring and maximizing functional mobility. Skilled interventions include strength, balance, gait/ambulation, flexibility, posture, aerobic training, client/caregiver education and the reduction of pain. Therapists have experience working with cardiac, vestibular, incontinence, lymphedema and medically complex clients. Your Atrio Home Health Physical Therapy team will consist of all licensed Physical Therapists (PT).
Occupational therapy promotes a person’s ability to perform daily activities by maximizing function. These include therapeutic activities to promote independence in bathing, dressing, grooming, home management, client/caregiver education and the reduction of pain. Therapists are also experienced in working with clients dealing with dementia and mental health problems. The Occupational Therapy teams consist of registered Occupational Therapists (OTR) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA).
Speech Language Therapy
Speech therapy promotes improvement in speech, language, cognition, communication and swallowing. Techniques can include the following: alternative communication techniques or devices; addressing cognitive limitations; exercise programs for improving vocalization, chewing and swallowing; determining safe food and liquid consistencies and client/caregiver education. In addition, the speech therapist can also recommend further radiographic assessment for patient safety. Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) are certified professionals holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.
Medical Social Services
Our medical social services team assesses a client’s psychosocial, as well as financial needs, and assists with the development of a care plan to ensure that those needs are being met in the short- and long-term. Individuals within the medical social services department counsel for long-range planning and decision-making; assess and link to community resources to provide short-term intervention related to current illness, referring as needed for long-term therapy; provide crisis intervention as necessary.
Home Health Aides
Pre-screened specialists are trained to assist clients with everyday tasks and activities related to daily living, allowing for those in need of a bit of assistance to receive the help they need.
Our food and nutrition experts are skilled in providing the best nutritional outcomes for healthy living, and help clients make whatever dietary choices are needed for a more rewarding lifestyle.
Atrio Home Health provides daily Telehealth Monitoring of qualified clients with cardiac, pulmonary and other diagnoses that require assistance with disease management. Telehealth allows for remote monitoring of vital signs, including blood pressure, weight, heart rate, pulse oximetry and blood sugars. It also allows for preventative and proactive care, enabling nurses and physicians to intervene early with changes to a patient’s health.