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Nursing & Rehabilitation

Well Care is dedicated in developing a team of health care professionals and physician partners to serve the health needs of patients at home. Through skilled nursing services we can coordinate needed transitional care and provide for the following types of patient needs: Skilled Nursing includes health status assessments, teaching about diseases and treatment for clients and families, taking samples for lab tests, wound dressing changes, medication training and compliance, management of IV's and more. Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses are available around the clock, and care is provided under the direction of a physician. Nurses will create an individualized treatment plan based on your physician's orders.

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Medical Social Work
  • Wound Care
  • Orthopedic Program
  • Heart Disease Management
  • Dementia & Alzheimer's Care
  • And Much More
Physical therapy

Physical therapists assess the patient's functional abilities and establish a rehabilitative plan with realistic goals. The physical therapist, in consultation with the physician, works with patients and families to establish home exercise programs to improve strength range of motion, endurance, gait training, mobility, and balance. The physical therapist may use modalities such as massage, heat and water, ultrasound, weights, peddlers, pulleys, electrical stimulation, specialized MIRE treatments or other devices intended to restore function, maximize performance or alleviate pain.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy can help a person who is experiencing difficulty with a variety of functional problems. Dressing, bathing, shopping for food or personal items, and carrying out daily activities safely can be particularly challenging. Occupational therapy can also aid the person with more serious problems resulting from chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, arthritis, stoke, Parkinson's disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. Occupational therapists work with patients and their caregivers.

Speech Therapy

The speech and language pathologist assists patients with disorders of communication, cognition, and swallowing. This includes the wide variety of problems people may have in language, speech, thinking skills, fluency, voice, social skills, and hearing. The speech and language pathologist offers specialized training for patients who have issues with swallowing. The speech and language pathologist focuses on the nature of the problem, the causes, and the impact on the patient. The speech and language pathologist, in consultation with the physician, works with patients and their families to establish home exercise programs and treatment plans that are targeted towards collectively determined goals. The speech and language pathologist may utilize specialized equipment for voice and language development, for nerve stimulation or for a bedside swallow study as part of the treatment plan.

Medical Social Work

Meeting the challenges of care for a loved one at home can be very stressful. Well Care's Medical Social workers evaluate the social and emotional factors affecting ill and disabled individuals; provide counseling; assist patients and their family members identify available community resources; and coordinate a variety of services.

Well Care Orthopedic Program is the leading provider of home health and post-operative care for orthopedic patients in North Carolina. In preparation for your post-operative arrangements, we encourage you to contact one of our qualified Well Care Orthopedic Coordinators for additional information. We can discuss our services, answer questions on what to expect after your surgery and arrange services for your convenience.

Well Care Orthopedic Services Include:
  • Well Care Physical Therapists that are experienced in providing the following care:
  • Direct anterior total hip arthroplasty approach 
  • Posterior hip replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement (Partial)
  • Hemiarthroplasty Hip Replacement (Partial)
  • Hip Revisions
  • Knee Revisions
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Partial Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Gait instability secondary to orthopedic surgery

The Telehealth Program is an easy to use monitoring system that, when placed in the home, will provide daily vital signs, monitoring and intervention opportunities, which will increase overall continuity of care. One can monitor Oxygen Saturation, Blood Pressure, Weight and Pulse in the home, while a Cardiac Nurse monitors these vital signs daily and contacts the patient, caregiver and physician of any changes. The benefits of Telehealth are, decreased rehospitalization for chronic disease, educates the patient and caregiver to understand their disease triggers and symptoms and affords the patient peace of mind and actively engages behavior change for improved disease management.

LifeAid is an Emergency Response System. You simply press the button on your waterproof wrist band or necklace and you will get a live person on the phone. You are never put on hold to make your contact calls. You will get immediate assistance and help is on the way. LifeAid is shipped to the home. You plug it in the wall and the phone connection and push the button. The button can be worn in the shower or bath. There is enhanced range so you can communicate with a Life Station Care Specialist from anywhere in your house and even outside up to 500 feet from the console. Call Well Care for more information today.

Doctors and pharmacists agree that taking medications on a set schedule is crucial for managing your health. With the MedCenter System, taking your medications on schedule every day becomes a part of your daily routine.

How does it work?

  • Set up to 4 Daily Alarms to alert you when your medication is due
  • A repeating friendly reminder notifies you of the time, the date and which daily dose to take; for example, "Good morning! Please take your morning pills for the 20th"
  • Press the "Alarm Acknowledged Button" to con­firm compliance and the MedCenter Talking Alarm Clock tells you when the next daily dose is due
  • Loud and extra loud sound settings ensure the alarm is heard

Medication Management System Benefits:

  • Simplifies complicated dosages
  • Organizes pills for up to 31 days of medication
  • Talking alarm clock/calendar reminds users to take their medications up to four times daily
  • Emphasizing the date throughout the MedCenter System reassures medication compliance

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