Allied Services Home Health brings medical care to you in the comfort of your own home. By integrating almost 30 years of nursing and rehabilitation experience, Allied aims to restore you to your optimal health and physical functions. Our goal is to help you live independently, as safely as possible, in your home environment.
Our healthcare services are provided under the direction of your physician and include skilled nursing services, rehabilitation medicine (physical, occupational and speech therapy), medical social services and home health aides. Services are intermittent in nature and include but are not limited to the following programs:
- Medication Management
- Infusion Therapy
- Wound Care (Including VAC Therapy)
- Disease Management
- Certified Diabetic Nurse Educator
- Teaching Symptom Management/Recognition
- Pain Management
- Catheter Care
- Enterstomal Therapist Availability
- Cardiac Care
- Post Surgery Care
Our therapists provide care to patients who have functional problems resulting from illness, injury or surgery that limits their abilities to move and perform functional activities as well as they need to in their daily lives. Therapists will evaluate and treat movement dysfunction and use interventions such as therapeutic exercise, functional training, assistive and adaptive devices. All plans of care are established with each patient’s physician and periodically reviewed and revised based on patient’s progress with treatment.
These therapists work with patients to help improve their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, and also teach patients/caregivers how to compensate for permanent loss of function. The ultimate goal us to help patients perform activities of daily living safely and independently in their home environment.
Speech therapists assess and treat disorders related to speech language, cognitive communication, swallowing and fluency. Speech language and swallowing difficulties can result from a variety of causes including stroke, brain injury or deterioration. Our therapists develops a specialized plan of treatment based on each patient’s needs, in collaboration with each patient’s physician.
|Medical Social Services
Our medical social workers can assist you with social, emotional, and/or financial problems that are impacting on your plan of care and impeding recovery from your illness. Social workers can assist you with counseling, plans for discharge and assist in community resource referrals for on going needs.
|Home Health Aides
Home health aides provide intermittent personal care services, such as bathing, grooming and vital signs. All health aide services are supervised by registered nurses.
Joint Commission Accredited
Allied Services Home Health division serves the following counties of the commonwealth:
- Pike, Monroe and Susquehanna on a very limited basis
In order to qualify for Allied Service’s Home Health, you must satisfy the following conditions:
- If you have had a recent illness or injury, or worsening condition that requires skilled nursing care on an intermittent basis, or physical therapy or speech therapy.
- You must be under the care of a physician.
- You must be homebound (most insurances except Medical Assistance) require that patients are homebound, meaning it takes a considerable taxing effort for you to leave your home and absences are infrequent or of relatively short duration.
- You must require services intermittently (daily visits are usually permitted for a very short period of time).
Providing that all criteria for admission to home health are met, and your insurance has the home health benefit, all payment received from Medicare and Medicaid are accepted as payment in full for all services provided.
Some Medicare Advantage plans and private insurances require a co-pay for home health. You will be informed before services are rendered of any financial responsibility.
Please contact us at (570) 348-2200 or toll free at (800) 750-2208 for more information.
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