All About Home Health

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All About Home Health

According to the Centers       for Disease Control:

  • Average hospital length of stay after fall-related injuries in 11.6 days

  • Falls are the leading cause of death from injury in the elderly

  • More than 1/3 of adults over age 65 fall each year

  • 50% of persons hospitalized after a fall with never be able to live independently again

  • Of those hospitalized, only 50% will be alive one year later

These are alarming statistics. After a fall, many suffer from social isolation from a fear of falling again and will not venture out. 

Our Therapy Program Prevents Falls

  • Identify fall risks through observing and testing balance & gait
  • Review history of falls and identify areas of weakness
  • Consider cognitive impairment for poor safety awareness
  • Review use of multiple medications and side effects
  • Remove clutter and rearrange furniture for easy transfers
  • Recommend home medications; introduce adaptive equipment

​Our proprietary comprehensive Falls Prevention program starts with a comprehensive Falls Risk Assessment that guides appropriate care including:

  • Strength, Balance, and Functional Testing
  • Interview + Questionnaire
  • Implementation of medication simplification strategies coordinated with referring physician
  • Orthostatic hypotension management

Skilled Nursing

  • Postural Hypotension, Medication Review, Urinary Incontinence

Physical Therapy

  • Fear of Falling, Strength/Flexibility, Gait/Mobility, Balance/Vestibular program 

Occupational Therapy

  • Home Assessment, Independent Activities of Daily Living/Activities of Daily Living             


Fall Prevention

Home Health Care Services

for the Central Virginia Area