If you or your loved one is recovering from an injury or recent illness, skilled medical care may be necessary. Our goal at Michigan Community VNA is to keep patients at home and out of the hospital. Our Registered Nurses evaluate, oversee and coordinate the care your doctor recommends. Our specially-trained nurses partner with you and your family or other caregivers. We can help improve conditions or prevent a current condition from worsening – so your loved one can feel better, function more independently and learn to take charge of his or her health needs.
We tailor our services and education to you whether it’s for managing heart disease(Hearts At Home Program), diabetes or other chronic condition, tending to a wound, managing pain, addressing ostomy/continence issues or treating lymphedema. Our goal is to help you recover from an illness or injury, recuperate after surgery, and get the tools and information you need to manage chronic conditions and live well, and independently.
With a focus on both education and intervention, we help patients and their family members cope with and manage their condition using a variety of proven therapies.
Our clinicians have extensive knowledge and experience in providing geriatric care. When you partner with Michigan Community VNA the guidance from our team leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers.
Creating a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for someone with dementia can be achieved through Michigan Community VNA. Providing care to patients who have been afflicted with this illness could be very challenging for families and caregivers. We can help them in managing their behaviors through education and effective use of their medication.
We focus on the best resolution of an elder’s acute or episodic behavioral health issues in a loving, safe, and secure environment. Providing care to patients with problems associated with moods, psychotic and anxiety disorder.
Home health nurses provide direct care and teach you and your family caregivers about your care. Our certified physical and occupational therapists help you regain movement and function using a variety of proven exercises, technologies, techniques and therapies. These professionals are often part of a care team when you’re rehabilitating after knee or hip replacement or other surgery, recovering from an injury or illness such as a stroke, or learning to live more fully with conditions like Parkinson’s disease. They are trained in Big & Loud Therapy (see speech therapy for Loud) for people with Parkinson’s disease, helping them gain control over movement and speech. We also bring the advanced technology of X10™, a knee rehabilitation machine, to your home. X10 gets your leg moving with minimal pain as soon as you get home from the hospital following knee replacement surgery. And studies prove that X10 helps restore range of motion months ahead of traditional rehab.
Simply put infusion therapy involves the administration of medication through a needle or catheter, typically when patients are not able to take medications orally. Infusion Services allows you to receive the vital medicines and fluids you need at home instead of in the hospital. Home infusion therapy is safe and effective and it also enables you to avoid long hospital stays and to remain in the comfort of your own surroundings.
At Michigan Community VNA, our experienced team works together with the patient’s physician to provide a variety of in-home infusion services to our patients. Depending on your condition and your doctor’s orders, it may be delivered through an IV or injection. Conditions that most commonly require infusion therapy include infections that haven’t been stopped by oral antibiotics, cancer and cancer-related pain, dehydration, gastrointestinal diseases or disorders that prevent normal functioning of the gastrointestinal system.
Michigan Community VNA home health aide supports your independence and healing by assisting with routine daily tasks like bathing, dressing, getting in and out of bed and preparing a meal. Based on your doctor’s orders, we assemble the right team to deliver to help you heal and thrive. All care is overseen by a registered nurse and delivered by highly trained, experienced, compassionate professionals. Aides may provide basic health services such as checking a patient’s pulse and temperature, administering medications, changing wound dressings or helping with prescribed exercises.