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Supplemental Home Health Services

Supplemental Home Health Services

Registered Dietitian Services in Northbrook

Home care dietitians provide important information and nutrition support for individuals with chronic diseases and other health concerns including:

  • Nutritional support and treatment
  • Specialized Diet Planning
  • Enteral Nutrition: nutritional support through the feeding tube
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN): nutritional support through the IV infusion therapy

Our experienced home care dieticians can provide nutrition support for the management of chronic illnesses and diseases including:

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Unintended Weight Loss

Home Health Aide Services

In order to qualify for home health services under Medicare, the patient must:

Home health aides provide a number of services that are designed to help meet the needs of home care patients suffering from chronic diseases or other short- and long-term illnesses. The services offered by home health aides are intended to supplement and support each patient’s plan of care. Therefore, home health aide services, as offered by the caregivers at our home health agency, are recommended and authorized by a patient’s physician, registered nurse, or physical therapist.

When prescribed by physicians as part of a patient’s recovery program, home health aides can easily become one of a patient’s most valuable care team members. Roles that home health aides can serve for patients include assisting patients to complete their physical or occupational therapy program or assisting patients with important hygiene and skin care management duties.

Specific services that are offered by our home health aides include, but are not limited to:

  • Bathing
  • Grooming
  • Light meal preparation
  • Changing bed linens
  • Light laundry

Home Health Care Services may be covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurances, Workers Compensation, Veterans Benefits, Long Term Care, and Self Pay.

As part of the comprehensive home health care LifeCare will help coordinate with Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies and Prescriptions Medication Home Delivery.