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At Guardian Community Health System, we understand that selecting a home care company can be challenging. We aim to provide the best health home care services possible while helping families and their loved ones understand the benefits of Home Services and available care options. The caregivers we send out are sure to enhance your family’s quality of life.

We offer skilled nursing care. when a person needs a medical professional, a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN), to manage, observe, and evaluate care. Services may include but are not limited to:

SKILLED NURSING CARE

We offer skilled nursing care. when a person needs a medical professional, a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN), to manage, observe, and evaluate care. Services may include but are not limited to:

Clinical assessment and evaluation

Medication management and administration

Wound care/dressing change

Ostomy care

Tube feeding

Bowel and bladder care

Diabetic care & monitoring and insulin administration

Infusion therapies and injections

Central line and port maintenance

Tracheostomy and ventilator care

Lab draws

Prevention and treatment of skin issues

Pain management

End of life care

IN HOME PERSONAL CARE / RESPITE

We at Guardian understands how challenging everyday activities—such as bathing, eating, dressing, shopping or cleaning —may become too difficult for your aging parent or disabled family member. To help your loved one live an independent, vibrant, thriving life aging at home, our Guardian caregiver will come to the rescue, providing in home personal care. Beyond basic companionship and housekeeping, our home health caregivers provide sensitive, confidential personal care services in a way that respects your loved one’s dignity and well-being. We can work with you to develop a customized home care plan that meets your loved one’s needs with one or more of the following personal care services:

Grooming and Hygiene

Transferring and Positioning

Toileting and Incontinence Care

Nutrition and Meal Preparation

Medication Management

Conversation and Companionship

Laundry

Lite Housekeeping

Grocery Shopping/Errand Transportation

REHABILITATION THERAPY SERVICES

Our rehabilitation therapists are committed to helping each client achieve positive outcomes, regain function and safely return back to their regular routine as quickly as their recovery allows:

Our rehabilitation therapy program is designed to produce positive outcomes, including but not limited to:

improved mobility

improved ability to do self-care tasks

the ability to cope with the disease process

tools to prevent further complications

managing pain

providing hope and encouragement

Types of Rehabilitation Therapy Physical Therapy

Probably the most commonly known form of rehabilitation therapy, physical therapy is the treatment of disease or disability through therapy and exercise. Our programs include assistance with gait training, bed mobility, wound care, restraint reduction and wheelchair positioning.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is designed to help patients regain skills related to activities of daily living. Individuals may require this therapy if, as the result of an illness or injury, they have difficulty completing tasks such as eating, dressing, housekeeping or grooming.

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-language therapists work with patients to help them regain or strengthen their ability to speak with ease and clarity. Our speech therapists utilize the latest technology and clinical processes to help patients regain the ability to communicate and improve swallowing.

TRANSITIONING/ POST SURGERY CARE

The time immediately following release from the hospital is a critical period for recovery. Studies show a lack of proper care and support following surgery or hospitalization can lead to slower recuperation. Guardian caregivers receive expert training to provide care during this important time of recovery. Our services can help make it a smooth, easy transition. The work we do promotes healing, and reduces stress and anxiety during the process. The following services we provide:

support of the care plan to aid the recovery

assistance with household activities and responsibilities, including meal prep, housekeeping, and running errands

incidental transportation for follow-up appointments, such as office visits and physical therapy

communication with the medical team, as needed

ALZHEIMER’s & DEMENTIA CARE

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s and or Dementia. However, our care services are designed to allow a person with Alzheimer’s or other dementia to stay in his or her own home. We believe the right care approach can help your loved one maintain a high quality of life even in the face of memory loss. With Guardian’s home care services, Alzheimer’s and or dementia clients can feel safe and loved.

Helps your loved one remain safe and calm at home

Encourages engagement

Provides nutritious meals

Creates social interaction

Provides mind-stimulating activities

Helps minimize changing behavioral & cognitive symptoms

Honors who the senior was earlier in life

Supports the family

HOSPICE/ END-OF-LIFE CARE

If you or a loved one has a terminal illness and you’ve exhausted all treatment options, you might consider Guardian’s hospice care. We will provide a team of health care professionals who maximizes comfort for a person who is terminally ill by reducing pain, addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs while residing in the comfort of home. We also offer counseling, respite care and practical support. The hospice services we provide:

Hospice at Home

Condition-Specific Care

Bereavement and Grief Care

Palliative Care

24/7 Office Support

Care for Veterans

Music Therapy

Care for People of All Backgrounds

POSTPARTUM CARE

The postpartum period refers to the first six weeks after childbirth. This is a joyous time, but it’s also a period of adjustment and healing for mothers. During these weeks, mom is supposed to bond with the baby and our Guardian caregivers will help get both adjusted; taking on the much of the stress while they both heal. We offer compassionate, insightful home care services for the new mommy and baby until the post-delivery checkup with the doctor and sometimes beyond.

MATERNAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES

Temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure

Fluid nutritional intake

Fundal height and position

Bowel and bladder function

Condition of breasts, lochia, episiotomy, and perineum, incisions from tubal ligation or C-section

Emotional adjustment

Post-partum teaching

NEWBORN ASSESSMENT SERVICES

Temperature, pulse, respiration, weight

Muscle tone

Condition of cord and skin

Nutritional intake

Bowel and bladder function

Jaundice

Newborn teaching (cord/circumcision care, feeding, bathing, infant safety and more)

Activity and sleep patterns

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