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Recognizing Home Health Partners in EXcellence

As many as 41% of all patients who go home from the hospital without any services end up readmitted to the hospital.

People who receive home health for continued clinical support and rehabilitation after returning home have less trips back to the hospital.

Home health visits keep people at home.

The Home Health team includes a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Medical Social Worker, and Certified Nurse Assistant.

Patient, family, home health team....working together.

An expert home health rehabilitation team makes a difference.

Achieving results.

In home health, rehabilitation experts provide care, one patient at a time.

Sixty percent of patients have unresolved questions at hospital discharge.

Health problems hold uncertainty for families.

Once at home, patients benefit from 1:1 visits from nurses and therapists.

Nurses and therapists translate health care instructions into easy-to-understand routines for patients and families.

Home health staff have expertise and training to help families recover at home.

The home health team explain post-discharge care in ways that patients and families understand.

Thirty five percent of readmissions to the hospital are due to medication errors.

"My nurse went above and beyond to explain what I need to do to take better care of myself."

Without help transitioning home, unintended medication errors occur in as many as 60% of all patients discharged from the hospital

In-home rehabilitation services saves money and improves lives.

For every dollar spent on rehab care, $1 is saved on long-term disability costs.

Rehabilitation is individual treatment, treating one person at a time, at home.

Rehabilitation at home stabilizes heart and lung problems.

Rehabilitation can lengthen life, improve quality of life, and reduce future illness.

Independence gained through rehabilitation is priceless.

Therapy improves endurance for walking with less shortness of breath.

" ....Gold stars to the entire team."
"I couldn't have asked for better care. Gold stars to the entire team. The staff worked together to help my Dad recuperate."
'Our PT was exceptional. I don't know enough adjectives. He was kind, efficient, compassionate, intelligent, and has a great sense of humor."
"My Occupational Therapist is superb. She explained everything and helped me learn to do things in a way to keep me safe in the bathroom."

In home health, we are guests. We cannot simply "do".

Health Calls team focuses on teamwork, to treat people where they live.

Words of action. Words of caring.

Listen.

Negotiate.

Aid.

Coach.

Motivate.

Foster confidence.

'The nurse gave me lots of 'tough love' with humor and good advice. I understand now what I need to do to take care of my health."

While patients are not puzzle pieces, the problems and issues require an integrated approach.

Home health staff are eyes and ears in the home,

identifying and treating potentially threatening health events

EARLY

before they become critical events.

Teamwork, planning, and dialogue fit problems together like a jigsaw puzzle, resulting in a cohesive plan.

"My Mom's Speech Therapist was professional, upbeat and compassionate. Her experience was awesome!"

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