AssistedCare of the Carolinas and AssistedCare Home Health, Inc. are distinct entities under the management of AssistedCare Management Group, Inc. We provide quality home health care for patients all over southeastern NC and have been accredited by TJC.
AssistedCare Home Health has been named a 2013, 2012 and 2011 HomeCare Elite™ agency. HomeCare Elite™ is a compilation of the highest quality home health agencies in the United States.
Services provided by our registered nurses include:
- Diabetic and Medication Teaching
- Cardiac Care
- Pain Management
- Diabetic Care
- Injection Administration
- Case Management
- Catheter Care
- Transition to Home Care
- Restorative Nursing
- TeleHealth www.viterion.com
The Viterion TeleHealth Monitor enables healthcare providers to monitor and evaluate patients via conventional phone lines. TeleHealth provides early detection for deteriorating clinical conditions allowing the physician to be pro-active in patient care rather than reactive.
The following measurement functions provide frequent monitoring and communications from the patient:
- Blood Pressure
- Blood Oxygen
- Blood Sugar
- Heart Rate / Pulse
Acadian Monitoring for Telehealth
Acadian Monitoring provides service to AssistedCare Home Health patients with TeleHealth 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Acadian staff is composed of Registered Nurses and Paramedics with clinical and 911 call center experience. The patient receives frequent two-way communication allowing them to be an active participant in their healthcare.
AssistedCare provides a full range of therapy services in coordination with other disciplines to ensure each patient’s speedy return to their level of independence.
- Strengthening and Balance Training
- Gait and Balance Training
- Transfer Techniques
- Activity of Daily Living Training
- Fine Motor Coordination
- Muscle Re-education
- Speech and Language Training
- Swallowing Evaluation and Teaching
- VitalStim Therapy www.vitalstimtherapy.com
VitalStim Therapy restores the swallowing function to patients with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia caused by stroke or brain injuries. VitalStim Therapy is performed by passing a small current through specially designed electrodes placed on the neck. The electricity stimulates inactive or atrophied swallowing muscles. The AssistedCare Speech Therapists utilizes Vitalstim Therapy to help re-educate the muscles.
Medical Social Services
We provide medical social work services according to the plan of care set for each patient. We offer support and education for patients and their loved ones to help them understand and accept the impact of short or long-term illness and/or disability on a family.
Services may include:
- Assisting in Identifying and Coordinating the Use of Appropriate Community and Financial Resources
- Counseling and Support for the Patient and Family
- Crisis Intervention
- Helping the Patient to Understand, Accept, and Follow Medical Recommendations
- Long-Term Care Placement
Quality Home Health Aide Services
- Bathing and Dressing
- Skin and Wound Care That Does Not Require a Nurse
- Turning, Positioning, and Transferring
- Care for Incontinent Patients
- Help with Walking
- Bathroom Assistance