Our Services

At the beginning of every services, our staff establish a rapport with the patient. We get to know you, understand the type of care that fits your preferences as well as your home care needs. Once those needs have been determined, then a plan of care is customized to fit your home care needs.

The services that we provide, which are facilitated by our qualified staff members are always conducted in a cautious manner with an utmost attention in order to attain the best care possible. Maximizing the patients’ home care experience by cultivating a quicker healing and all-out emotional support for the patient and as well as their family is our number one priority.

Skilled Nursing

With an extensive range of health management services, which involves medication management, personal care, as well as other complex nursing functions:

  • Infusion Therapy / IV Therapy
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Catheter & Ostomy Care
  • Injection Administration (IV, SQ, IM)
  • Disease Management (Diabetes, Hypertension, COPD, Bronchitis, MI, Asthma, Congestive Heart Failure, etc.)
  • Diabetic Care
  • Dressing Changes
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Patient Health Education
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Fall Risk Reduction
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Medication Management

Wound Care & VAC Services

Nurses who are assigned to administer wound care treatment will deal with the treatment as well as provide trainings on how to manage the wound. These nurses will provide therapies and programs in order to help:

  • Improve comfort
  • Reduce the time duration spent on dressing changes
  • Improve healing time for severe wounds, e.g. burns, bed sores, surgical wounds, etc.
  • Prevent complications due to infections

Attendant/HomeMaker Services

Our Attendants/HomeMaker services at Good Samaritan Home Health Agency help in assisting with daily living activities for the disabled, children, young adults, and elderly. These activities include:

  • Meal preparation
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Diet Monitoring
  • Reminding client to take medication AM and PM Care
  • Help in climbing stairs
  • Help with getting in or out of bed
  • Safety supervision for the client
  • Transfer assistance
  • Exercise programs
  • Help with bathing, showering, and other personal care

Speech Therapy

Administering speech therapy will help in providing an aid for patients who have speech and communication complications:

  • Down syndrome treatment
  • Phonological delays treatment
  • Hearing or aural rehabilitation
  • Multiple sclerosis treatment
  • Assessment and treatment of dysarthria
  • Therapy for auditory processing disorders
  • Assessment and therapy for cognitive disorders
  • Cerebral palsy treatment
  • Education and training in adaptive speech devices
  • Minimizing fluency complications
  • Autism spectrum disorder treatment

Private Duty Nursing

Private Duty Nursing (PDN) is an option for children and young adults with special needs. PDN is a nursing service that is provided in the child’s home, daycare or school by a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse. PDN is provided in shifts rather than visits. These special needs may include:

  • Tracheostomy and ventilator care
  • Feeding tubes
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • TPN
  • Frequent seizures requiring intervention

Respite Care

Respite care provides temporary relief for a primary caregiver. This type of care assist with the duty of daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, etc. This enables the primary caregiver to take a much-needed break from the demands of caring for a sick, aging, or disabled family member. Respite care can be conducted in the comfort of your own home.

Whether the relief is just for a few hours a week or for a lengthy vacation, seeking respite care can help ease the burden of caring for a family member who is sick, aging, or disabled and help to relieve your stress and restore your energy.

At Good Samaritan Home Health Agency, our in-home health care program matches your loved ones with one of our friendly and compassionate caregiver. Our caregivers can provide relief for a few hours a day or several times a week. Some of the tasks that come with respite care include:

  • Running Errands
  • Meal Preparation
  • Shopping
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Bathing, dressing, or feeding

Infusion Therapy

Infusion Therapy deals with all aspects of fluid and medication infusion. This includes the delivery and administration of medications through a needle or catheter. This method can be utilized to treat health related conditions such as:

  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Therapeutic Phlebotomy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Immune Deficiencies
  • Electrolyte Therapy
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemophilia
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dehydration
  • Hydration
  • Infections Not Responding to Oral Antibiotics

Home Health Aide

An assigned Home Health Aide (HHA) staff will provide personal care to you in the comfort of your home. The HHA staff will work under the direction of a registered nurse. An HHA tasks include:

  • Assisting with laundry duties as well as linen changes
  • Medication intake reminders
  • Assisting with personal care related hygiene
  • Assisting in getting the patient dressed
  • Routine AM / PM care
  • Assisting with activities of daily living
  • Meal preparation as well as planning
  • Overseeing the safety of the patient while at home
  • Organize the patients’ appointments and schedule
  • Coordinate transportation to medical appointments

Physical Therapy

Administering physical therapy helps in promoting the ability for a patient/client to move, assist in reducing pain, restore body functionality, and helps in preventing disabilities.

  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Aerobic Training and Exercises
  • Proper Posture and Positioning
  • Training with Body Mechanics
  • Energy Conservation Training and Management
  • Management of Primary Lymphedema
  • Treatment for Chronic Pains
  • ADL Skills / Self Care Skills Training
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Fitting
  • Range of Motion Enhancement
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Administering occupational therapy helps provide treatment programs for patients in order to carry out their daily activities with more confidence and independence. This approach is usually administered to patients who have suffered work injuries, severe illnesses, vehicular accidents, etc., that may cause reduction in physical function.

  • Re-training of basic self-care skills
  • Enhancement of body mechanics
  • Coping strategies to overcoming disability
  • Range of motion
  • Minimizing risk of injuries and health complications
  • Coaching on practices to promote work safety
  • Coordinating progressive skills recovery program
  • Coordination enhancement
  • Sensory functions restoration
  • Exercises in restoring work skills
  • Cognition and psychosocial needs evaluation
  • Coordinating activities to promote independence