"Providing Independence and Peace of Mind"
Optima Home Health Care Professionals and Services Provided

-Registered Nurses (RN)

Registered Nurses are responsible for the assessment, management, and evaluation of care. The nurse will perform a complete assessment to determine your specific health care needs and allocate specified clinical professionals to meet your special requirements. From this assessment, in conjunction with your physician, a personalized care plan will be developed for you. Listed are some of the services that are provided by our nursing staff.

- Cardiopulmonary Assessment
- Diabetes Management
- Medication Management
- Pain Management
- Wound Care
- Catheter Care
- IV Infusion
- Ostomy Care
- Ordering of DME
- Home Safety
- Lab tests

-Licensed Vocational Nurses

Licensed Vocational Nurses have many of the same clinical skills as the RNs but are not responsible for the management of care and are supervised by the RNs.

-Certified Home Health Aides

Certified Home Health Aides assist patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as getting in and out of bed, walking, bathing, toileting, and dressing.

-Clinical Social Workers

Clinical Social Workers provide mental health services for the prevention , diagnosis, and treatment of mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders in individuals, families,groups and provide counseling.

- Short term therapy and crisis intervention
- Help Patients and their families identify available community resources
- Family Support
- Alternative Placement
- Home Environment Safety

-Physical Therapists

Provide evaluation and treatment for patients with various disorders that limit functional mobility.

- Home Safety
- Strengthening Exercises
- Educate of Fall Safety
- Improve coordination
  - Safe ambulation
- Safe transfer techniques
- Techniques to reduce pain
- Recommend assistive devices
- Training in assistive devices 

-Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapists help individuals who have physical, developmental, social or emotional problems that prevent them from performing the general Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, eating, functional transfers, continence management, and ambulation.

Instructs patients on using specialized rehabilitation techniques and equipment to improve their function in tasks such as eating, bathing, dressing, and basic household routines. 

-Speech Language Pathologists

Evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders. Works to develop and restore the speech of individuals with communication disorders and retrains patients in breathing, swallowing, and muscle control.

- Swallowing difficulty
- Voice Problems
- Delayed speech or language development
- Difficulty saying particular sounds
- Stuttering
- Communication problems due to stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, radiation treatments or neurological diseases.

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