Home Health Care for Alzheimers Patients

Due to the growth in our aging population, Alzheimers disease is becoming more prominent. Federal studies show that Alzheimers patients can be diagnosed at the onset of the disease. Patients can benefit from physical, occupational, psychotherapy as well as other services. Home care, hospice and mental health benefits can no longer be denied to those Medicare patients who are diagnosed with Alzheimers disease.

Medicare Guidelines

  • Homebound
  • Care is necessary and reasonable to the treatment of an illness or injury. Patient needs Skilled Nursing,
  • Physical, Occupational, or Speech Therapies
  • Physician periodically reviews an established Plan of Care
  • Care is in the patient’s place of residence
  • Certified home health agency provides care

Home Health Services

  • Nursing
  • Management of medications
  • Assessment and observation of patient needs
  • Dietary and nutritional support
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Services
  • Assist patient caregiver by teaching care management and support coping strategies