Tahoe Forest Home Health provides quality care services in your home under the direction of a physician. We will provide care that is tailored to a patient's needs with the right mix of individuals and services. Registered nurses, Home Health Aides, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Medical Social Workers all work collaboratively on the plan of care. Whether you are recovering from an illness or injury, have a medical condition that requires frequent assessment or require rehabilitation to increase your strength or activity tolerance, we have a service to help you. Tahoe Forest Home Health Services allows you to stay home so you can heal in comfortable and familiar surroundings.
Home Health Care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For more information about Home Health Services, please call (530) 582-3244.
Serving the following areas:
- Incline Village and North Shore
- Truckee and Tahoe City
- Soda Springs and Emigrant Gap
- Floriston and Verdi
- West Shore to Rubicon
How Do You Receive Home Health Services?
With one phone call, our Home Health Team will work with your physician to develop a personalized in-home care plan. We will contact your insurance carrier to determine what services are covered by your health plan. We will evaluate your needs with you to help manage your illness, addressing every issue from pain management to exercise, wellness, and home safety. At Tahoe Forest Home Health Services, we are dedicated to overseeing your healthcare for as long as you need it. When you are no longer homebound, we will help you organize the next level of your care, be it outpatient rehabilitation or community re-integration.
Skilled Nursing Care
We specialize in managing and providing education regarding all aspects of wound care, prevention, disease management and symptom control. We provide health education and support for diabetes, cancer and other chronic conditions. In addition, weâ€™ll help supervise your medication as well as provide I.V. therapy, ostomy and catheter care.
Our occupational therapists will help you regain independence in all aspects of your life. At Tahoe Forest Home Health Services, we understand how difficult it is to perform regular activities of daily living after a serious illness or injury. Weâ€™ll assist and teach you new strategies and techniques to make the transition to wellness as smooth as possible. These may include ordering safety equipment for your bathroom, teaching self-care skills, pacing and breathing techniques, and training your caregivers.
Home Health Aides
Our aides will give you hands-on help with the simple chores of daily living such as hygiene and grooming, dressing, bathing, exercise, meal preparation and light housekeeping.
Our physical therapists work to increase your strength and mobility. We provide education on techniques to promote increased activity tolerance and independence following your illness or injury. Physical Therapy can include such things as developing a personal home exercise program, teaching you balance and fall prevention, or ordering mobility equipment and teaching you how to use it.
Medical Social Work
When you are ill or recovering from an injury, you may need help with other things in your life. Our medical social workers can recommend local resources for a variety of services, including counseling and emotional support for you and your family.
Who Should Use Home Health Services?
Home Health Services are not just for the elderly. Tahoe Forest Home Health Services are available for people of all ages and medical situations. Home Health Services could be right for you if you are homebound and:
- Have suffered an injury or illness that will require additional treatment.
- Have a medical condition that needs frequent assessment such as: diabetes, stroke, heart or lung disease; or a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis.
- Have low vision, cognitive or mobility issues and need help with personal care.
- Have a newborn baby or child with special needs.