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Jefferson Health Home Care and Hospice

Quality Measures

Services Provided

  • Nursing Care:  Care given or supervised by registered nurses. Nurses provide direct care; manage, observe, and evaluate a patient’s care; and teach the patient and his or her family caregiver.
  • Physical Therapy:  Treatment of injury and disease by mechanical means, like heat, light, exercise, and massage.
  • Occupational Therapy:  Services given to help you return to usual activities (like bathing, preparing meals, and housekeeping) after illness either on an inpatient or outpatient basis.
  • Speech Therapy:  This is the study of communication problems. Speech therapists assist with problems involving speech, language, and swallowing. Communication problems can be present at birth or develop after an injury or illness, like a stroke.
  • Medical Social Services:  Services to help you with social and emotional concerns related to your illness. This might include counseling or help in finding resources in your community.
  • Home Health Aide:  Services to help you with daily living activities (like getting up, bathing, getting dressed, and making a meal).