Home Health Care

Virginia Home Health and Hospice Care can provide a wide range of in home care:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Home Health Aide
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Social Work consultation (as needed)

Skilled Nursing services include:

  • Health Assessments including blood pressure monitoring and other vital signs
  • Glucose monitoring, post operation care
  • Teaching about diseases and treatment
  • Wound care dressing changes
  • Ostomy/colostomy teaching and management
  • IV management
  • Medication reconciliation and reports to doctors or pharmacists
  • Medication administration
  • Injections
  • Foot care
  • Management of urinary catheters
  • Management of tubes, drains and bags and much more.

Therapy plays an important role in helping an individual regain productivity and independence and therapists are often a critical part of the health care team. Therapy services as often and for as long as it is medically necessary and reasonable, including:  

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology

Physical Therapy helps individuals regain physical motion and strength and may be applicable for someone after:

  • A loss of balance
  • A fall
  • Difficulty walking
  • Joint pain
  • Back pain
  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • A stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • A heart attack
  • Any noticeable decline in function

Occupational Therapy helps individuals regain day to day skills such as dressing and feeding.   It may be applicable after:

  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • A stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • A heart attack
  • Joint pain in hands, arms or shoulders
  • Difficulty dressing
  • Difficulty bathing
  • Difficulty with meals
  • Declining memory
  • Any noticeable decline in function

Speech and Language Therapy helps individuals improve breathing, speaking, or swallowing functioning. Speech therapy focuses other ability to understand words and the ability to use words to express yourself. Speech therapists may help individuals who suffer from:

  • A stroke
  • A heart attack
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty speaking

Home Health Aide (HHA) services including:

  • Assistance with personal care such as bathing, using the toilet, or dressing
  • Providing assistance with ambulation, mobility, and transfers
  • Preparing meals and feeding
  • Preventing falls

Medical Social Workers can assist as needed with planning and adjusting for life changes that can be complex. Finding solutions to challenges necessitated by a health care crisis can be puzzling and frustrating. The social workers at Virginia Home Health and Hospice Care are able to help meet the challenges that are brought on by chronic illness or a sudden need for life changes due to an acute illness. Our social work staff provides counseling and advocacy for you and your family.

Outreach staff work closely with our social work and nursing staff to facilitate linkages with other services, including applications for financial assistance.

Virginia Home Health and Hospice Care delivers highly skilled medical services that enable elderly, chronically ill, disabled, recovering  patients to receive the medical care they need in the comfort and privacy of their home.

Virginia Home Health and Hospice is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. You will be assisted by a caring and respectful professional to assist you with questions or needs.