About Spire Home Health Care Agency LLC
Spire Home Health Care Performs Medically Related Tasks such as:
Provides or assists with patient's personal care, including but not limited to: bathing, shampoo hair, oral hygiene, and general skin care. Assists patients with dressing or grooming. All care is consistent to 'Plan of Care'.
Assists patients/clients with mobility and ambulation, with consistency to Plan of Care. Examples may include, transfers, assistance with walker use, etc.
Prepares and serves meals, as appropriate, with consistency to the Plan of Care. May feed patients and/or provide fluids, as directed in the Plan of Care.
Assists patients/client with toileting activities including, as appropriate: the use of a bedpan, commode, or toilet; or changing diapers. Takes and records oral, rectal and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration and/or blood pressure.
Turns and positions bed-bound patients, providing preventive skin care techniques including back-rubs and other measures.
Performs a range of motion and other simple procedures as instructed by the therapist or nurse.
Assists patient/client in the self-administration of medication. Home Health Aides do not administer medicine but assist the patient/client.
Performs household tasks, as appropriate, with consistency to the Plan of Care, including but not limited to: changing bed linen, washing dishes, vacuuming and dust mop floors, dusting furniture, grocery shopping, emptying trash, etc.
Reports observations in a timely manner to the RN Case Manager, to bring nursing attention to patient changes or other urgent needs. Documentation of observations and duties.
Uses personal protective equipment when completing tasks where contact with blood or body fluids is a possibility. Involve patient/client in socialization or other diversion type activities, to promote mind and self-esteem enhancement.
Advanced medical care at home
RNs or LPNs provide more advanced skilled care, including:
Skilled Nursing evaluations
Observation & assessment
Congestive Heart Failure
Pre & Post Heart Transplant
Inotropic Home IV Therapy
Wound care & dressings
Wound Vac care
Tube feedings & care
Ostomy care & teaching
Diabetic care & teaching
Disease process education
Post Stroke care
Hypertension, congestive heart failure (CHF) & Emphysema (COPD) care
Family Counseling & Teaching
Depending on the needs of the client and the resources of the home health care agency, additional services may include:
Medical Social Worker
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