A Plus has been a Medicare Certified Utah Home Health Care provider since the year 2000. Home Health Care is a service we provide that allows our clients and friends to heal in the comfort of their own homes, because as we know, Home is where healing happens. This service is geared toward clients who are striving toward rehabilitation or simply remaining in their homes safely and independently. Home health care is a benefit that is fully covered by Medicare or Medicaid*. We provide a wide array of services to help our clients meet their goals. You can find out the specifics of each service below.
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Our team of skilled nurses are second to none when it comes to home health care. We employ experienced home health specific nurses who are amazing at helping our clients thrive. We provide the following nursing services to all of our qualifying clients. (This list is not comprehensive. As always, feel free to contact us with any questions specific to your needs.
- Diabetic education
- Wound care
- Fall prevention and safety teaching
- Psychiatric nursing services
- IV setup and administration
- Injection administration
- Ostomy care
- Lab draws
- Catheter changes
- Medication education
Our Physical Therapists create an individualized care plan to meet the needs and goals of each person they work with. Our therapists provide the following services for qualifying clients:
- Recovery from strokes
- Strength and endurance therapies
- Joint replacement rehabilitation
- Ultrasound therapy
- Fall prevention
- Home exercise programs
- Balance improvement
- Home safety assessments
All of our home health aides are fully licensed Certified Nurse Assistants. They show up on time and are always ready to provide a phenomenal level of care. Our home health aides excel in assisting clients with their activities of daily living. Support from home health aides is not a qualifying Medicare service. If you need any of these services, but don’t have a qualifying medical condition to be on Home Health Care services, see our Private Duty page for more info.
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Medication assistance
- Vital signs monitoring
- Skin care
- Assistance with transfer and ambulation (walking)
Medical Social workers provide counseling, long-term planning, and community resources assistance to help you access all the services available to you for your convenience and improved health. Our Social Workers are great communicators and are resolution-oriented. We provide this service to our clients to help with peace of mind and reduced stress. Our Social Workers truly go out of their way to be your advocate.
Our occupational therapists help clients focus on becoming more independent with their ability to perform tasks in the home. Our therapists develop individualized programs to help each client improve motor functions and reasoning skills, as well as helping them maintain their skills at their current level if they’ve suffered a permanent loss of function at some point.
Occupational therapists can help improve any number of skills including everything from eating and getting dressed to using a syringe and using a pill planner.
Our speech-language pathologists provide therapies for patients aimed at helping them improve speech, communication, swallowing, and even cognitive function. As clients get older, they encounter more and more speech issues, and our SLPs are able to differentiate between disorders caused by age or by other factors. With communication being so critical in the appropriate care of any client, SLPs play a huge role in facilitating that.