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Neurology Services

Disease

  • Instruct patient on pathophysiology of disease, diet, exercise & use of meds
  • Assess vital signs, any post operative complications, reaction to meds & activity and notification of changes in patient condition through regular skilled visits
  • Instruct patient on signs and symptoms of seizures, TIA’s, early signs of MS, ALS and Parkinson’s
  • Instruct on risk factors of neurological diseases

Medication

Safety

Create a medication profile worksheet

Instruct on side effects of medication

Administer injections per MD orders

Lab draws ordered by physician, in-home PT/INR tests

Review all medication for contraindications and interactions

Customize a realistic medication schedule

Assess home environment

Instruct on proper body positioning pre, during & post seizure

Coordination of care with respect to DME, Private Duty, Social Services, etc.

Perform post surgical wound care

Telemonitoring used to provide daily vital signs monitoring & reporting

Assess need for PT, OT, ST, for Home Exercise Program or any other type of therapy needed post stroke rehab

Parkinson’s and other neurological afflictions

Low-vision rehabilitation: for those patient diagnosed with low vision impairment our Occupational Therapist will help develop a program to assist the patient become independent with necessary activities of daily living

Coordination of community resources by a licensed Medical Social Worker

Psycho/Social

Community

Assess patient’s attitude about managing disease

Alzheimer’s training program for the caregivers

Instruct on coping skills to manage disease process and maintain compliance

Assess verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Provide important numbers to community resources

Coordinate contact with support groups if necessary

Describe importance of seeing PCP and other healthcare providers regularly

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