Home care nurses are able to provide:

  • Skilled nursing assessments

  • Wound Care and dressing changes

  • Injections

  • Catheter care

  • Ostomy care

  • Intravenous fluid/medication management

  • Diabetes Mellitus Care

  • Vital Signs Monitoring

  • Teaching to patient and family about safety, medications, diet/nutrition, and disease.


Occupational Therapy:

The occupational therapist is a qualified healthcare professional who directs, supervises, evaluates and provides occupational therapy services to clients in the home by providing:

  • Rehabilitative care for patients needing assistance

  • Training in activities of daily living

Certified Home Health Aids:

Home Health Aids are certified nursing assistants who provide assistance with personal care:

  • Eating

  • Bathing

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Ambulation

Medical Social Services:

Our medical social staff services help patients and family members understand and cope with problems caused by illness/injury.

  • Assessment of emotional and social factors related to the patient and family

  • Evaluate the home and family environment

  • Counseling and education to maximize strengths and coping skills

  • Provide guidance with problem solving intervantions

  • Assistance in financial matters

  • Coordination of community resources

Physical Therapy:

Our physical therapy staff will come to your home to assess and treat functional impairments that result from injury, stroke, surgery, fractures, or other medical conditions. Physical therapy services include:

  • Therapeutic exercises

  • Gait training

  • Instruction in using walker and cane

  • Pain management

  • Education on safety precautions

What are the benefits of Home Health Care?

  • Care is provided in the privacy and comfort of your home

  • All services are coordinated with your physician(s)

  • 24 hour access to skilled nurse

  • Home care may prevent hospitalization/re-hospitalization

  • Home care enables patients to leave the hospital sooner

Speech Therapy:

  • Help patients to improve speech/communications

  • Evaluate and treat swallowing disorders

SoCal HHA Professional Ancillary Services:

  • Laboratory Tests

  • Infusion medications and supplies

  • Inhalation therapy and supplies

  • Equipment and supplies, e.g., wheelchairs, canes, walkers, hospital beds

What types of conditions would indicate a need for Home Health Care?

  • New surgical procedure

  • New or changed in your medical diagnosis

  • New or changed medication

  • New or changed caregiver

  • New medical equipment such as oxygen, a walker, blood sugar meter, etc.

  • Difficulty walking, transferring, or performing regular daily activities.

Who can refer you to SoCal HHA Home Health Care?

  • Your doctor, family, and friends

  • You can refer yourself

  • Insurance companies, nursing homes, hospitals, and rehab units may also refer you.