Acacia offers individualized care to patients through Therapeutic, Short-Term and Long Term Care umbrella of services:
Skilled nursing care is provided by both registered and licensed vocational nurses. They provide direct care, manage, observe, and evaluate a patient’s care; teach the patient and his/her family and caregiver. The goal of skilled nursing care is to help improve and maintain the patient’s condition.
Some examples of patients who would qualify for skilled nursing care include, but are not limited to:
- Patient and family education to promote health
- Medication management and education
- Catheter and Ostomy Care
- Intravenous Care
- Wound care
- Cardiac and pulmonary care
- Medical case management
- Perform full assessment of medication inventory
- Identify possible cognitive/behavioral impairments
- Instruct/educate patient and/or caregiver on purpose and possible side effects of medications
- Perform/instruct weekly medication preparation
- Evaluate effectiveness of medication program
Our therapists are concerned with maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of prevention, treatment/intervention, and rehabilitation.
- Treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks
- Home exercise program
- Improve movement and locomotion
- Pain management
- Instruct on Activities of Daily Living (ADL): Walking, Bathing,
- Dressing, Eating, Self-Control, Mobility, Toileting
- Safe use of walker, cane, other medical equipment
- Hot and cold massage therapies
Occupational Therapists help patients return to usual activities such as bathing, preparing meals, and housekeeping after illness, surgery or injury. They strive to increase their patients’ opportunities to live well, accepting whatever challenges they have to overcome, by finding new ways to manage them.
- Help with restoring self-care and Activities of Daily Living (ADL)·
- Assist with restoration of lost function·
- Assistance with cognitive skills·
- Energy conservation·
- Bathroom safety
These services give psychosocial support to individuals, families or vulnerable patients so they can cope with chronic or acute illnesses. Social Workers advise family caregivers, counsel patients and help plan for the patient’s needs in the home and throughout the community.
- Perform assessments to identify social, emotional & financial concerns·
- Help family assess and utilize available community resources
Speech services begin with initial screening for communication and swallowing disorders and continue with assessment and diagnosis; consultation for the provision of advice regarding management; intervention and treatment.
- Assist with communication·
- Evaluate swallowing, speech and language disorders
Certified Home Health Aide
CHHAs assist patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing and grooming. CHHAs are an integral part of the home care team and can provide instruction and psychological support to the patient and their family members.
Acacia offers complimentary clinical screenings and assessments, starter medication kits, and one-on-one education from a licensed Respiratory Therapist.
Registered dieticians assist in evaluating and instructing nutritional and dietary needs and guidelines for patients. They are supervised by our highly qualified supervising nurses, and are responsible for nutritional counseling for patients in their home.