Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy

Home Health United Therapies

Each patient may require different types of therapy, and often more than one type. Home Health United has Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy available to all patients depending on their plan of care.


Occupational Therapy

OTOccupational Therapists evaluate the patient’s ability to perform activities of daily living, determine hindrances to independence, and develop programs that help teach energy conservation and restore function.

Patients who have had a stroke or cardiac episode, spinal cord injury, orthopedic surgery or arthritis can all benefit from occupational therapy services.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Pain assessment and management
  • Upper extremity strength and range of motion
  • Vision and perception
  • Home exercise program
  • Patient education
  • Work simplification
  • Energy conservation
  • Adaptive equipment assessment and instruction
  • Independent living training
  • Cooking/meal preparation
  • Cognition issues/memory
  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Home Safety
  • Toileting
  • Incontinence
  • Coordination
  • Sensation
  • Homemaking
  • Laundry
  • Joint protection
  • Specialized care

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists assess patients’ musculoskeletal system and educate patients/families on safety and mobility.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Functional mobility
  • Gross motor coordination
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Transfer training
  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Educate patients and caregivers
  • Develop home exercise programs
  • Assess patients’ needs for assistive devices
  • Manual therapy (massage, myofascial release)
  • Fall risk reduction, through balance training and recommendations on safety
  • Heat/cold treatment
  • Pain
  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Sensation
  • Edema
  • Range of motion
  • Specialized care
  • Wound care
  • Modalities
  • Ultrasound

Speech TherapySpeech Therapy

Home Health United Speech and Language Pathologists provide skilled clinical services through evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication problems resulting from Stroke, accidents (CVA), disease, illness, or developmental delays. They also work with family members and other caregivers to provide strategies to facilitate and maintain functional communicative competence. Therapists help improve swallowing skills and teach compensatory strategies that help reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia, and maintain adequate nutrition and hydration.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Adaptive speech devices
  • Aural (hearing) rehabilitation
  • Non-oral communication
  • Dysphagia (swallowing)
  • Eating and swallowing strategies
  • Home speech and language exercise program
  • Communication options/alternatives
  • Home safety
  • Speech
  • Language
  • Cognition
  • Patient and caregiver education

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