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Allheal Home Health is here to assist you with both long-term or respite solutions, providing excellent and professionally trained staff for live-in or live-out care.

At ALLHEAL Home Health, Inc., our Home Health Aides are Certified Nursing Assistants who assist with activities such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation. Attention to personal needs is a vital component of our service.

What to Expect From Your Home Health Aide

Your home health aide is a certified and educated individual who assists you during your time of recovery. He/she will provide personal care which is needed to facilitate treatment or to prevent deterioration of your health.

  1. This home health agency employs both male and female aides.

  2. The number of visits per week is determined after the Registered Nurse makes an assessment of your needs and we receive orders from your physician.

  3. The Registered Nurse will write a care plan specific to your needs and a copy will stay in your folder.

  4. To assure proper care is being given, the home health aide is supervised by a registered nurse every two weeks. If at any time a problem arises concerning your aide, such as the care of services being provided, please call and ask for the Director of Nursing or the registered nurse.

  5. The main purpose of the home health aide is to provide personal care. Each visit will be approximately 20 minutes to one hour. Personal care includes:

• Bath (may be bed, partial, tub or shower as determined by the RN)

• Hair care (comb, brush, shampoo, dry roll/style)

• Nail care (clean, file, polish. (Aides do not cut nails)

• Skin care with lotion and/or powder

• Foley catheter care (change, empty, clean bag The aide does not irrigate the foley)

• Colostomy bag (rinse, empty bag).

• Help with dressing, grooming

• Assistance with ambulation

• Assist with transfers (in and out of bed, wheelchair, bedside commode)

• Remind you to take your medications (Aides do not administer medications)

• Take and record your vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure) and report them to your nurse

• Range of motion exercise as ordered by the nurse

• Time permitting, they may also help with light housekeeping tasks in the patient's immediate area:

• Bath area - sink, tub, (including emptying bedside commode), urinals, trash, place wet towels in appropriate    place

• Your bedroom - light dusting, leave personal items within reach, empty trash

• Kitchen - when necessary, wash few dishes for patient, clean kitchen sink, empty trash

• Laundry - patient's laundry to include patient's bed linens and towels

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