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Behavioral Health Home Care 

Mental Health Nursing Provides Optimal Cognitive and Emotional Health

Good health is essential to maintaining the patient’s quality of life and complete enjoyment of his/her retirement years. Working closely with and under the direction of the patient’s physician, our team approach to Behavioral Health mobilizes the multidisciplinary skills of quality providers to meet each patient’s individual needs.

Who would benefit from Comprehensive Home Care’s Behavioral Health?

Any person experiencing situational, shorter-term emotional problems due to illness, surgery or life changes will benefit from Behavioral Health.

Diagnosis for Behavioral Health

Other Behavioral Health Diagnosis may include;

  • Depression
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorder/Grief loss
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Acute Psychosis/Paranoia

Clinical Team for Behavioral Home Health Program

Comprehensive Home Care provides Behavioral Health Best Practices as well as optimal cognitive and emotional health. Our Behavioral Health Team includes:

  • Behavioral Health Nurse
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Social Worker

Behavioral Health Program Design

  • Improves patient knowledge of disease process
  • Use of disease specific diagnostic assessment tools
  • Utilization of disease specific treatment pathways
  • Increases optimum level of functioning
  • Assesses safety and risk factors
  • Reduction of patient re-hospitalization
  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Facilitates follow-up care with physicians and/or psychologist
  • Improved medication management and compliance
  • Set Individual goals
  • Discuss realistic patient expectations
  • Teaches life coping strategies
  • Improved patient cognition
  • Provides tools to work through Grief and Loss
  • Counseling to address Physical, Emotional and Social Issue

What are the benefits of a Behavioral Health Program?

For the physician:

  • Patient Case Management seven days a week
  • Coordination of care/communication with the physician
  • Reduces emergent care for patients with a chronic illness
  • Identifies the need for future office visits to adjust treatments
  • Complete up to date list of patient medications upon discharge
  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Improved patient medication compliance
  • Assists with patient knowledge of disease/diagnosis

For the patient and family:

  • Disease specific education
  • Includes patient and families in creating treatment plan
  • Enhances Medication compliance
  • Identifies early symptoms exacerbation decreasing emergent care
  • Patient can call 7 days a week
  • Follow up discharge planning provided
  • Tools that Measure positive outcomes
  • Aftercare program for follow up care
  • Referrals to community resources