Home Health Care
Since 1984, UH Parma Medical Center's Home Health Care has helped thousands of patients maintain independence in their homes. Our professional staff serves as a link between patient and physician, working with individuals to reach their optimal level of health and independence by delivering care and needed services, including:
- Nursing – Specialties include medical and surgical, wound and stoma care and infusion nursing.
- Physical Therapy – Evaluation and treatment, emphasizing activities such as bed mobility, transfers, walking, stair climbing, assessment of durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, home modification for safety and exercise instruction.
- Occupational Therapy – Medical evaluation and treatment focusing on improving arm/hand function, cognitive/perceptual abilities, developmental and/or daily living skills.
- Speech/Language Therapy – For patients with deficits in speech, language, hearing, reading, writing, memory and thinking skills, as well as swallowing problems.
- Home Health Aides – All aides are state certified to assist with personal care.
- Social Worker – Social workers provide assistance with community and financial resources.
Nursing services are available seven days a week, including weekends and holidays. Evening visits can be made as necessary.
To receive home health care, patients must:
- Be under the care of a physician, with written approval for home care.
- Be homebound with a medical condition that prevents leaving the residence on a regular basis.
- Participate in the treatment plan and cooperate with health care personnel.
UH Parma Medical Center's Home Health Care is Medicare certified. It is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the Ohio Department of Health. In addition to Medicare and Medicaid, we accept private insurance and private payment for eligible services.
For more information, call us at 440-743-7300.