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  • Registered Nurses (RNs) – Oversee every element of a client’s care, such as: patient assessment; case management and care coordination; Fingerstick/Protime INR monitoring; assessing nutrition, hydration, bowel and bladder functions; assessing and teaching medication regimes and monitoring response to medications; diabetic teaching and management; advanced wound care and wound VAC therapy; post-surgical care; oxygen therapy and management; catheter care and changes; ostomy care (colostomy, lleostomy, urostomy; IV therapy, tube feeding; pleurex drainage; disease treatment, management and prevention; Venipucture; Flu Pneumonia Immunizations, etc.

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide dressing changes, treatments, medication and observe client’s condition, as well as provide  health teachings.
  • Home Health Aides (HHA) work directly under the supervision of an RN and assist with all personal care: bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulation, monitoring of vital signs and light housekeeping. Gold Health Home Care, Corp., HHAs are all certified by the State of Illinois.
  • Medical Social Workers (MSWs) assess clients’ needs for other services and facilitate referrals to those that are available within the community.
  • Registered Therapists help clients attain their optimal level of activity:

    Physical Therapists (PTs) work with all body muscles, particularly the  lower extremities.

    Occupational Therapists (OTs) concentrate on the use of upper extremities for self care.

   Speech/Language Pathologists (SLPs) focus on speech, cognitive and
   swallowing functions of the patient.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 May 2010 14:52