Our home health experts will assist you to make your best possible recovery. We provide short-term skilled services under a care plan approved by your
physician. We offer home health care at its best.
We have a diversified health care team to provide specialized care for patients of all ages, newborn to adult.
Our specialized nurses teach you about your condition and how to follow a self-care plan. They help you with medication and symptom management. These nurses
have advanced training in one or more specialties such as:
- Heart Conditions
- Lung Disease
- Behavioral Health
- Mother/Baby Care
- Joint Replacement
- Orthopaedic Surgeries
- IV (intravenous therapy)
If you need rehabilitation to regain your best level of functioning, our physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide top-notch rehab services. And for stroke or joint replacement, we have a special Fast Track program to speed your recovery.
Our unique nutrition service lets you consult a nutrition specialist at your home or on the phone. Registered dieticians can assess and advise you about specific needs related to your health condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.
To heal wounds as quickly and painlessly as possible, our specialty-trained nurses work with the most current techniques and wound care products available. They will teach you how to comfortably follow a self-care plan to hasten your healing.
Our behavioral health nurses are specialists who can help you cope with a chronic illness and the changes it involves. They teach ways to manage stress through relaxation, provide grief counseling, and provide medication management. They are experts in dementia care.
Our medical social workers know how to connect you and your family to the right services and resources in the community, whether you need a support group, an assisted living facility or financial aid.
During recovery, it may be difficult or impossible to perform daily personal care. Our home health aides can help you with dressing, bathing, and other tasks. All have successfully completed a nursing assistant program.
To request your UPMC Home Healthcare medical record, contact your local provider.