What are Skilled Services?

If you or a loved one have found yourself in an acute hospital setting or has been around an in-patient medical facility, you may have come across the terms Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Skilled services, or Skilled Nursing care. In essence, skilled care refers to the care or treatment a patient needs that can only be carried out by a licensed professional. There are several instances where a patient would require skilled care and different communities who can provide it. Skilled Nursing Home or Skilled Nursing Facility refers to the building where these professional services are offered. But in many instances, a patient would prefer to receive these skilled services in their own home. Skilled nursing services are mostly regulated by the U.S Department of Health and The Center for Medicare and Medical Services (CMS). To be certified by CMS, Skilled nursing providers must meet strict criteria and are regularly inspected to ensure quality standards of care are being met.

For more information on Skilled care providers and qualifications, please visit https://www.cdph.ca.gov and/or https://www.CMS.gov. You can find more information on home health at https://www.newerahh.com/what-is-home-health/

New Era Home Health

At New Era Home Health (NEHH), we take great care and responsibility in ensuring we maintain the highest standards of care as outlined by CMS and California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Our skilled nursing team consists of Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses. More than just Skilled services, we pride ourselves in being an educational resource to our patients, families, and communities. We specialize in Assessment and education. Our team of wound care certified nurses specialize in post-surgical incision care, complex wound care such as wound vac therapy, pressure injury care, maintenance, and preventative treatments. Amongst these specializations, we provide outstanding care in the services listed below.

We coordinate all care with your Physician and Specialist to ensure we customize a plan of care based on your unique care needs.

New Era Rehabilitation services

Physical Therapy – After an Illness, surgery, or hospitalization, our time of physical therapist will conduct an evaluation in your home. Our Team will then create a personalized treatment plan for the most optimal outcome.

Occupational Therapy – Our team of Occupational therapists treats patients through the therapeutic use of daily living tasks. Helping our patients recover, improve, and maintain the skills they need for daily living.

Speech therapist – Our team of Speech and language pathologists specialize in treatments for language disorders, dysphagia, aphasia, and speech rehabilitation exercises.

Social services

Our team of Medical Social workers have an extensive background in community work and resource planning. They specialize in assessing social, economic, and environmental factors. Provide counseling and community resources to improve the livelihood of our patients and communities.

As always, we are here to help! Please leave a comment or questions below. You can also reach use via email at contact@newerahh.com. Follow us on social media, Link Below!

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