Management of Chronic Care Needs

Rehabilitation

Enhancing the quality of life of those entrusted in our care is our ultimate goal. In our Rehabilitation program, an individualized plan of care is developed for each patient after a clinical evaluation. Our clinicians coordinate services for the management of acute and chronic diseases including myocardial infarction (heart attack), congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and cerebral vascular accident (stroke). Our clinical team uses therapeutic interventions to assist the patient in improving their overall quality of life by designing programs to enhance their strength, mobility, balance, swallowing and communication disorders.

Diabetic Management and Care

Patients with Type 1 and Type II diabetes have different care needs for education and medical treatment. Blue Dove Home Health Services skilled clinicians are prepared to provide individualized support for each of these conditions based on the patient’s needs. The education Blue Dove provides is valuable whether the diabetes is newly diagnosed or longstanding. The Blue Dove clinician focuses on each patient’s holistic needs, enhancing quality of life and enabling patients to achieve their best health.

Pain Management

Chronic pain can significantly impact the quality of life for patients and their families. Our pain management program is designed as a team approach.  Our team includes patients, physicians, caregivers, skilled nursing professionals and other therapeutic disciplines as required. Together, we develop a holistic treatment plan based on each patient’s needs. Using the individualize plan to teach the patient and their family members skills needed to help them continue to control pain after the home health care has ended.

Falls Prevention Program

Falls are the leading cause of nonfatal, unintentional injuries treated in a hospital emergency rooms and the leading reason for admission to a skilled nursing facility.  Blue Dove Falls Prevention Program is a comprehensive geriatric program that evaluates each patient to develop a systematic approach to prevention of falls. The goal is restoration and management of falls to facilitate safe, independent living within the home

Wound Care Management
Wound care is frequently complicated by other conditions that impact the patient’s quality of life and making care at home more challenging.  Blue Dove Home Health Services skilled interdisciplinary team will develop and implement wound care programs that are evidence-based incorporating the best innovative technologies and treatments and products to improve healing and enhance the patient’s and family’s quality of life.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

At Blue Dove Home Health Services our skilled nursing and rehab staff coordinate care by creating an excellent environment for recovery after an orthopedic surgery or injury. We specialize in taking care of patients at home after joint replacements surgeries, orthopedic injuries and complex orthopedic disease patients.  Our teams provide the skilled nursing and licensed therapeutic care to support patient recovery based on established clinical goals. Our goal is to enhance the patients quality of life of those entrusted in our care.

Cardiac Care
At Blue Dove Home Health Services no matter how complex the cardiac condition our skilled nursing and rehabilitation staff are trained to provide in depth assessments and education to assist patients in the management of medication, symptoms, mobility, strength and endurance and other aspects of care needed. We will coordinate other services including physical therapy, specialize medical equipment and all other services needed by the patient to stay safely in their own home after home healthcare has ended.

Kidney Disease Management

Blue Dove clinicians provide support to patients and families coping with Chronic Kidney Disease.  Skilled clinicians provide ongoing assessment, timely treatment and coordination with physicians, renal clinics and other health care providers. Our skilled clinicians provide ongoing assessments, information and education to enhance the patient’s and their family’s quality of life.

Care of Patient with COPD

At Blue Dove Home Health Services we understand that Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is stressful for patients and their families. Our skilled clinicians provide assessments, therapies and education to improve the patient’s quality of life and their ability to manage COPD and enjoy an improved quality of life. Patients and caregivers are actively involved as a team in creating a program that helps the patient to stay at home to manage the disease. Adhering to a structured individualized care plan will help prevent or delay complications preventing re-hospitalizations and achieve the best possible outcome for the patient.

Enhancing Behavioral Health

At Blue Dove Home Health Services we believe that patients with psychiatric conditions need a holistic approach in ensuring that treatments that are prescribe for them can enhance their quality of life and foster their independence. Our team believe in treating each individual as a holistic person not only paying attention to their psychiatric illness but also to their physical illness requiring nursing care that is specific to both conditions.  Blue Dove psychiatric nurses are also trained to provide total patient care, including chronic disease conditions and education for the patient and caregiver. We work with the psychiatrist and/or primary care physicians to coordinate care effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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