Skilled Nursing

Examples Include: 

  • Assessments and Vital Sign Monitoring and Education

  • Medication Monitoring

  • Wound Care (Simple and Complex)

  • IV Therapy (Tube Feeding)

  • Diabetes Management

  • Disease Management

  • Prevention of Re-Hospitalization

Physical Therapy

Examples Include: 

  • Weakness and deconditioning

  • Gait training activities with walker, quad cane and standard cane

  • Transfer skills

  • Bed mobility skills

  • Instruction in home safety

  • Instruction in home strengthening exercise program

  • Fall prevention program

Occupational Therapy

Examples Include: 

  • Instructs patients on activities of daily living, including bathing and cooking

  • Exercises to enhance upper body strengthening

  • Posture education

  • Energy conservation and breathing technique

  • Home equipment recommendations (grab bars)

  • Low vision adaptation

  • Performing and interpreting manual muscle and range of motion test

Speech Therapy

Examples Include: 

  • Speaking-language training

  • Comprehension and reading

  • Writing

  • Voice/Speech production

  • Functional respiration

  • Cognition

  • Swallowing​

Medical Social Services

Examples Include: 

  • Assessment of the social and emotional factors related to the beneficiary's illness, the need for care, their response to treatment, and adjustment to care

  • Assessment of the relationship of the medical and nursing requirements to the home situation, financial resources, and the community resources available

  • Appropriate action to obtain available community resources to assist in resolving the beneficiary's problem

Intermittent Home Health Aides

Examples Include: 

  • Monitor patients (vital signs, temperature, respiration, etc) and report on their condition

  • Bathing

  • Toileting

  • Dressing

  • Assist with clients personal care activities

  • Perform domestic and household tasks

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