Serving Those Who Serve: Home Health Care for Veterans

    Since the year 2000, the Department of Defense reports that 352,619 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury that occurred on the battlefield and within domestic garrisons during training. Since 2007, there were 2.1 million injury-related medical visits – impacting 900,000 service members –  with 68% of all injuries that accounted for limited duty days resulting from musculoskeletal injuries. And between 2005 and 2009, there were approximately 869 service members who suffered spinal injuries in combat.

    Whether serving abroad or training at home, our service members face increased risk of injury that can cause pain, limit mobility and require surgery. The impact of these injuries can result in the need for short-term or long-term care. As the US Department of Veterans Affairs explains, home health care can be an integral part of this care: “A homemaker or home health aid is a trained person who can come to a Veteran’s home and help the Veteran take care of himself and his daily activities.”

    At Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc., we offer a range of services that meet the needs of veterans. Our specialty care includes traumatic brain injury care, and our certified services include both physical and occupational therapies.

    Our team is specially trained to address the needs of those who have experienced traumatic brain injury (TBI). We have developed industry-leading training in intervention and coping methods in addressing changes in cognition, behavior and physical functioning.

    Our physical therapy services include:

    • Gait/stair training
    • Energy conservation
    • Strengthening
    • ROM/join mobility (active/passive)
    • Aerobic capacity
    • Work capacity
    • Activities of daily living
    • Balance training
    • Transfer/bed mobility
    • Wheelchair mobility
    • Pain management
    • Home exercise program
    • Prosthetics/orthotics training
    • Home safety evaluation
    • Equipment
    • Cardiopulmonary
    • Muscle tone and coordination
    • Positioning/body mechanics

    Our occupational therapy services include:

    • Activities of daily living
    • Home management
    • Functional mobility and balance
    • Activity tolerance
    • Adaptive equipment
    • Upper extremity strength/joint mobility
    • Energy conservation
    • Splinting
    • Fine motor control
    • Cognition/problem solving/safety awareness
    • Medication management related to functional ability
    • Prosthetic management of activities of daily living
    • Home modifications
    • Task analysis
    • Psychosocial evaluation and treatment
    • Positioning
    • Leisure/recreation
    • Vision/perception
    • Pain management

    Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc. is contracted with the Veterans Administration to provide personal care and visiting nurse services. Veterans’ spouses may also qualify for aid and attendance benefits that cover home health care. To speak to our team to learn more about benefits for veterans and our services, please call 1-866-648-5119.

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