Caring for a loved one can be overwhelming! Allow the experts at Nightingale Homecare to help.

Specialties, Home Care Phoenix

Our Professionals and Caregivers

Nightingale Homecare employs a staff of skilled professionals and caregivers that provide the full spectrum of Home Health Care and Private Care services.  Our specialty-trained staff can provide a wide range of home care services, including: Alzheimers Care, Dementia Care, Chronic Disease Management, and Fall Prevention Care.

SKILLED NURSE

  • Thorough evaluation of the client’s health condition and ongoing status
  • Development of a plan of care that includes goals that the client participated in establishing
  • Evaluation of pain and assistance with getting it under control
  • Dressing changes
  • Wound Care
  • Catheter insertion and care
  • Injections
  • Teaching related to medications, disease management strategies, nutrition, fall prevention and other topics pertinent to care and recovery
  • Medication casette set-ups
  • High-tech private duty nursing care, including
    • Infusion therapy
    • Ventilator and tracheostomy care and support
  • Thorough evaluation of movement and function

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

  • Development of custom exercise programs that can be done at home for strength, endurance, coordination and balance. These programs can be focused on:
    • restoring movement and function, such as when recovering from a surgery or
    • preventing decline in function, such as when a debilitating disease is affecting someone’s ability to manage their daily activities
  • Training of how to walk and move safely
  • Evaluation of safety in the home with specific recommendations for what changes can be made to prevent falls
  • Breathing exercises and strategies to conserve energy for those with heart and breathing problems
  • Teaching to caregivers so that they may assist in implementing the therapy plan

Elderly Care Scottsdale

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

  • Thorough evaluation of physical, financial and emotional challenges
  • Teaching of strategies to manage stress and cope with challenges
  • Assistance with applications to various community services, acting as an advocate when needed
  • Counseling
  • Assistance with applications for financial assistance
  • Assistance with determining the best residential and care setting based on functional ability
  • Assistance with evaluation of and access to alternative housing environments

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

  • Thorough evaluation of how daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, preparing meals, and doing laundry are completed
  • Thorough evaluation of how problems with movement, weakness, vision, breathing, nerve damage, mental function and other challenges affect getting daily activities completed
  • Teaching designed to address any challenges and promote safety and independence in daily living activities
  • Evaluation of and fitting for devices and equipment that make daily activities safer and easier to perform
  • Teaching of how to make activities easier to conserve energy when heart or lung problems limit endurance

SPEECH THERAPIST

  • Thorough evaluation to identify specific speech, swallowing and language problems as well as challenges with problem solving and memory
  • Establishment of a specific treatment plan in conjunction with the client and caregiver
  • Development of a custom set of activities and interventions to improve communication and safe swallowing

DIETICIAN

  • Evaluation of nutritional status and needs
  • Development of a plan based on established dietary guidelines and doctor’s orders
  • Teaching of techniques for menu planning, shopping and cooking

Nightingale Home Care

HOME HEALTH AIDE/ NURSING ASSISTANT

  • Assistance with bathing and dressing
  • Medication reminders
  • Assistance with transferring and walking
  • Assistance with physical therapy exercises
  • Assistance with meal preparation
  • Assistance with laundry and light housekeeping

 

Click here to understand: “The role of each Nightingale staff member visiting my home”