Skilled services

Skilled medical home care services are designed to treat individuals in the safety of their own homes. Home care has been proven to result in optimal healing and recovery from illness or surgery. By establishing in home care services, patients can shorten their stay in hospitals and other acute care settings.

PARC Home Care’s staff of medical professionals works closely with your doctors and other health professionals to ensure that all clinical and medical needs are addressed. Our efficient referral and intake process ensures that a clinical staff member sees most patients within 24 hours.

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Skilled Nursing
Our dedicated nurses manage patients’ injuries, illnesses and chronic conditions with services such as: Vital sign monitoring; Wound/Ostomy care; Catheter care; and Diabetes and Chronic heart failure management.
Physical Therapy
Our licensed therapists help patients restore mobility and increase their personal safety with: Fall prevention, Muscle re-education, Orthopedic/Joint replacement care; Neurological care associated with Parkinson’s, MS and CVA.
Occupational Therapy
Our licensed therapists assist patients in restoring physical ability to remain independent with ADLs at home through: Exercises related to activities of daily living; Functional upper body re-education; Fine motor dexterity; Adaptive equipment and Splinting training; and Transfer training.
Speech Therapy
Our credentialed therapists assess, diagnose, treat and help prevent speech and communication disorders through: Memory training, Cognitive therapy, Swallowing treatment, and Dysphagia/Dysarthria.
Additional Support Services
To ensure that our patients have access to the important services and resources that complement their medical plan of care, we offer medical social workers, home health aides, registered dietitians, community resources, and translation services as needed.
Fall Prevention Program
Falls are the leading cause of injury in adults over the age of 65. Our clinicians that specialize in balance programs use evidence-based practices and Fall Risk Assessment tools to tailor an individualized fall prevention program for each individual patient. They are committed to helping patients stay safe in their homes and out of the hospital.
Opioid Step-Down Program
Our team of nurses and physical therapists work closely with patients, and their families, referring physicians and pharmacists to determine how patients can receive the lowest effective medication dosage and identify alternate non-medicinal treatments to alleviate the patient’s pain with a focus on physical therapy. Patients best suited for this program are those who: Do not want to simply mask their pain; those who believe the risk of opioid use outweighs the rewards; and those who have pain or function problems related to low back pain, hip or knee osteoarthritis, or fibromyalgia.
Fast Track Orthopedic Program
Have your patients fast-tracked from their homes within one week into our brand new outpatient facility (Prevent Physical Therapy and Wellness). Enjoy the benefits of having the same PT follow you from your home into the facility.

Program Goals include:

  • Transition patients to their homes in a safe manner
  • Educate the patient and their family about precautions and guidelines related to surgery after-effects and their recovery
  • Build patients’ joint range of motion, strength, balance and endurance
  • Get patients back to being independent with transfers, bed mobility, stairs, and ambulation support

 

Program Objectives:

  • Nurses and therapists initiate services within 24 hours of discharge from a hospital or inpatient rehabilitation facility
  • Therapists assess patients’ safety and durable medical equipment for your home needs
  • All programs are tailored to the physician/surgeon protocols based on the type of surgery performed
  • Therapists provide hands-on care to improve all functional outcomes for the patient to return to independence
  • Skilled nurses assess with post-operative clinical status, including edema control, pain management, incision healing, and monitoring signs and symptoms of infection
  • Skilled nurses and therapists work closely with our Opioid Step-Down Program team to allow patients to safely discharge medications as appropriate
  • Home health aides, social workers, and nutritionists are available as needed