Providing nursing, therapy, home health aide and social work services to meet your total health needs.

Services to meet your total health needs.

To aid in your recovery, your physician may recommend using a range of services to keep you or a loved one safe and comfortable at home. These services may include medical condition management, post-surgical care, diabetes teaching, stroke rehabilitation or assistance with IV medication and medical equipment.

Home Care Services

An extensive range of quality services is available through Beaumont Health Home Care including, but not limited to:

Speech Therapy

Provides treatment if you have limitations in speech, language or swallowing as a result of a recent injury or illness. Treatment may include activities for speech production, auditory and reading comprehension, writing, and memory.

Medical Social Work Services

Assess needs, coordinate use of community resources, and assist in financial and health care planning.

Nutrition

Individuals with certain medical conditions may need to follow a specific diet. Our dietitians help you adjust by providing education and information on a variety of diets, including low-cholesterol, cardiac, renal, low salt and diabetes.

Home Health Aide

Assist patients with all aspects of daily living, including dressing, grooming, meal preparation and transfers (i.e. from bed to chair). Also help with light housekeeping, shopping and laundry.

Home Nursing Care

Provides specially trained, registered nurses to monitor all your therapy needs for in-home care if you have ostomies, wounds, incontinence or infusion.

Physical Therapy

Provides treatments to homebound patients who have limitations in strength or movement as a result of a recent injury or illness. They facilitate safety within the home and may introduce a cane, walker, or wheelchair for greater mobility.

Occupational Therapy

Provides treatments that may include dressing, bathing, grooming, eating or cooking, as well as exercises to strengthen arms, hands, fingers, or to build endurance.


Frequently asked questions

Who pays for Home Care?

Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance companies and HMOs pay for short term, intermittent home care services that are ordered by your physician. Beaumont Health Home Care will help patients determine financial coverage and process all claims to your insurance company.

Who benefits from home care?

  • Patients and families that wish to prevent or postpone the need for nursing home placement
  • Patients who prefer to recover at home
  • Patients who desire a greater level of personal independence and privacy while recovering from an illness or injury
  • Patients and families that don't want to incur added expenses that may be associated with care provided in other settings

Who is a candidate for home care?

Hospitalization is not a requirement for a referral for home care services. We accept referrals from you, a family member, your physician, nursing home or a social worker. 

Candidates for home health care include, but are not limited to:

  • Anyone under the care of a physician who is medically unstable or requires a great deal of assistance to leave their home and needs skilled care
  • Anyone who is about to be discharged from a hospital or nursing home and needs additional skilled care
  • Anyone who is recovering from outpatient surgery and needs short-term skilled care at home
  • Anyone with an unstable chronic health problem, such as congestive heart failure, kidney disease, diabetes or respiratory disease

Specialized home care services

Diabetes Self-ManagementThis program is designed for Type I and Type II or gestational diabetes. During your initial visit the nurse will develop a plan designed to meet your individual needs. From there we work with your primary care provider to plan diabetes care and education that will assist you in learning to manage your diabetes and control blood sugar levels.
Cardiac / Congestive Heart FailureUnder the direction of your physician, our staff provides clinical assessment, vital sign monitoring, instruction on disease process, therapy and energy conservation. Psychosocial assessment and support is also provided for individuals with a cardiac diagnosis.
Orthopedics / RehabilitationWe provide adult and pediatric certified therapists for your in-home physical, occupational and speech therapy needs. Trained professionals help you regain strength, endurance and motor skills lost by injury, illness, post-joint replacement or stroke. Speech therapists are available to help you with speech and hearing impairments, swallowing disorders and communication deficits. 
Wound & Ostomy CareBeaumont's specialized wound care nurse will assess and treat skin conditions, ostomy function, open wounds, bowel/bladder function and nutritional needs. Our Home Care nurses are trained and skilled with Wound Vac Therapy and can assist with equipment and supply needs. 
Infusion TherapyAssist with the management of your infusion/nutrition needs in the comfort of your home. We provide home infusion therapy for chemotherapy, pain management, nutritional therapy (total parenteral nutrition and tube feedings), antibiotics and other medications.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

An alternative form of treatment involving exercise designed to decrease dizziness and increase balance and activity levels. We serve patients with unresolved inner ear disorders and other neurological disorders like stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and head injuries. Patients who have undergone surgery, or who have acute or abrupt loss of vestibular function can also benefit from vestibular rehabilitation.

 
Deep Vein Thrombosis TherapyUnder the direction of your physician, we provide coagulation (blood) monitoring in the home. Results are immediately reported to your physician.