For patients recovering from orthopedic surgery, a period of physical therapy must begin almost immediately and continue almost daily without interruption. This can require as much as two weeks of in-patient rehab, often in a residential care facility.
As a vital community resource, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio is proud to care for our communities. We are dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of patients and families and helping individuals achieve optimal health and well-being in the comfort of home.
Dysphasia, or the inability to swallow normally, can affect people who are recovering from surgery, a brain injury or a stroke, or who deal with progressive degenerative neurological diseases like Parkinson’s or ALS.
What began more than 100 years ago as a group of 13 Cleveland women dedicated to home health care now includes more than 700 professionals providing comprehensive home healthcare, hospice and rehabilitation services throughout Northeast and Central Ohio.
People who provide care at home for loved ones with debilitating injuries or medical conditions are at high risk for exhaustion, burnout and even stress-induced illness. But, for caregivers who care for patients requiring rehabilitation, the risks include physical injury.