• Patient assessment.
• Establish appropriate care plan determined by initial assessment and physician’s orders.
• Patient/caregiver education and monitoring on a wide range of topics related to each
patient’s diagnoses and/or condition.
• Patient and family education.
• Wound care.
• Intravenous (IV) therapy
• Nutritional assessment and support
• Medication monitoring and education.
• Ostomy care
A level of care that is provided by either a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) Examples of skilled nursing care include Intravenous (IV) therapy, injections, Patient education, Diabetes Care, Home safety evaluation, Tube feeding, Home oxygen therapy to help you breathe, Wound care, and coordination of care with other professionals involved in the patient’s care.
• Evaluation of musculoskeletal function, strength or other complaint.
• Therapeutic exercises to restore function affected by illness, injury, or surgery
• Home Program to relieve symptoms such as pain, weakness, or immobility
• Improve safety in ambulation or transfers.
• Teaching and training for both the patient and the caregiver to encourage
• Hygiene and grooming.
• Linen change.
• Light housekeeping.
• Light meal prep.
• Assistance with activities of daily living (ADL).
• Social assessment.
• Therapeutic counseling for patient or caregiver.
• Assistance with financial resource procurement.
• Evaluation of upper extremity function and strength
• Restore function in upper extremity affected by illness, injury, or surgery.
• Restore independence in activities of daily living.
• Provide teaching and training to patient and caregiver.
• Energy conservation and breathing techniques to improve functional abilities.
• Home safety evaluation.
• Evaluation of speech and swallowing complaints.
• Restore function in voice, swallowing and/or communication affected by illness, injury,
• Establish and teach alternative communication.
• Establish or re-establish safe oral intake of food/fluids.
• Restore cognitive function affected by illness, injury, or surgery.