MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) provides in home therapy services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy in the comfort of patients’ homes. Helping patients regain independence is our priority. Our home healthcare team uses therapeutic skills to assist the patient in improving strength, mobility, balance, swallowing and communication disorders.
Through individual rehabilitation plans, MedStar VNA provides personalized wellness, injury prevention and in home therapy services to every patient. The team includes highly-skilled rehabilitation specialists who provide the latest in evidence-based care.
In-Home Rehabilitation Services include:
- Physical therapy: MedStar VNA’s physical therapists help patients’ improve their strength and stability, increase range of motion, and prevent falls or further injury. Treatment usually includes a home exercise program, recommendations for assistive devices or medical equipment, and a home safety evaluation.
- Occupational therapy: In-home occupational therapists help patients who have physical, developmental, social or emotional limitations that prevent them from performing the general activities of daily living. Therapists instruct patients to use special techniques and equipment to improve function in basic household tasks, such as eating, bathing, and dressing.
- Speech therapy: MedStar VNA’s certified speech-language pathologists help patients overcome conditions that affect their ability to communicate, swallow, and talk. They also help patients find ways to compensate for impaired understanding and expression of language.
To find out more about our home healthcare services, call: 800-862-2166.