Certified Home Health Aid can be provided at the place of residence of the patient in a planned and emergency form, including: at home in case of acute diseases, exacerbations of chronic diseases in case of a call from a medical worker, or when he actively visits a patient to monitor his condition, the course of the disease and timely prescribe (correct) the necessary examination and (or) treatment.
Certified Home Health Aid by a local therapist is provided according to urgent indications, including on a call transmitted by emergency medical workers.
As a rule, Certified Home Health Aid is indicated when patients need monitoring, medication, dressings, and therapy for limited mobility. Certified Home Health Aid is commonly used after discharge from the hospital (“post-critical” care), although hospitalization for the elderly is not a requirement
Healthcare homes can also be used to:
- Patients with conditions that require multiple days of hospitalization each year (comprehensive medical care)
- Medically stable patients with severe functional impairment (long-term care)
- Sometimes for patients with acute or chronic conditions
- Sometimes for patients who are dying (lifelong care)