These are the home health services available at our agency. All these programs target the over-all health management of the individual.
ACTELL Elderly Care, Inc. believes it is possible to maintain ones independence at home. We offer services through Medicaid Waiver, several agencies, insurance companies, and long term care diversion programs.
When you need assistance while maintaining your independence in your home; we are there for you.
For more information about the above listed services, please visit their individual links.
You may also call us to inquire about availability of services in your area – 407-518-1437 (Main Office in Kissimmee, FL) or at 321-242-0950 (Brevard Branch in Melbourne, FL).
The Care You Need… The People You Need
Home Health Services:
A Registered Nurse carries out the care your doctor orders and may:
- Evaluate your condition.
- Provide the appropriate care, support and advice.
- Teach you about your medication and make sure that you are taking it properly.
- Monitor your infusion therapy, (if applicable).
- Treat any wounds or sores.
- Teach you how to manage your illness and prevent complications.
- Supervise HHA and CNA
Licensed Practical Nurse
A Licensed Practical Nurse works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and may:
- Check your blood pressure.
- Treat any wounds or sores.
- Teach your self-care.
- Reinforce instructions given to you by the RN
Home Health Aide / CNA
A Home Health Aide, under the direction of a RN or therapist assists you with activities of daily living, and may:
- Help you with personal care (bathing, dressing, shampooing, brushing your teeth, toileting).
- Make sure you are comfortable in bed or that your family can safely move you from bed to chair.
- Perform various patient related chores.
Non Medical Services
Provided by Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant under the Supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Home Health services are medically necessary services, which can be effectively and efficiently provided in the place of residence of a homebound member. Services include Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, home-health visits and Medical Social Worker.
Assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and other activities of daily living. This service includes assistance with preparation of meals, but does not include the cost of the meals themselves. This service may include housekeeping chores such as bed making, dusting and vacuuming, which are incidentals to the care furnished or which are essential to the health and welfare of the member, rather than the member’s family.
Respite Care is defined as relief or rest for a primary caregiver from the constant/continued supervision, companionship, therapeutic and or personal care, of a functionally impaired older person for a specified period of time. Respite care may include personal care, homemaker or companionship activities.
Attendant Care Services
Attendant care services are a combination of several long-term care services provided during a specific period of time. These services include Companion, Homemaker and Personal Care. These services may include supervision and socialization to the client, laundry, shopping, cleaning, bed making, dusting, vacuuming, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene or other activities of Daily Living. The enrollee has the ability to choose which services are to be performed during the time that the worker is in the enrollee’s home.
Light homemaking activities (meal preparation and light routine household care
Services needed to maintain the home as a clean, sanitary and safe living environment. This service includes heavy household chores such as washing floors, windows and walls, tracking down loose rugs and tiles, moving heavy items of furniture in order to provide safe entry and exit.
Non-medical care, supervision and socialization provided to a functionally impaired adult. Companions assist or supervise the member with tasks such as meal preparation or laundry and shopping, but do not perform these activities as a discrete service. An adult companion does not entail hands-on nursing care. This service includes light housekeeping tasks incidental to the care and supervision of the enrollee. This service is contracted by Home Health Care Agencies.
Personal escort for members to and from service providers. An escort may provide language interpretation for people who have hearing or speech impairments or who speak a language different from that of the provider. Escort providers assist members in gaining access to services by public transportation. Not in Employee cars.
Bath visit consist of a one hrs visit to shower or sponge bath the client. Bathing perform by a CNA or a HHA, for 1-2 hours of service for a set fee.