Certified Home Health Agency

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When one can remain at home but still needs the assistance of professional caregivers, Fort Tryon Center offers 2 levels of compassionate home care services to help you and your loved ones cope with the real-life challenges of living at home with on-going care needs and disabilities.
 

Certified Home Health Agency

Fort Tryon Center is New York City’s premier Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA). Through this program, our home health nurses travel to our patients’ homes to provide the best nursing services in the comfort of your own home. From administering medication to round the clock medical treatments, our trained nurses provide compassionate care.

In Home services include:

  • Administering Medication
  • 24 hour medical care in your home after discharge from the hospital following an operation or accident
  • Influenza (flu) shots
  • Skilled nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medical social services
  • Patient and family education
  • Wound care
  • Cardiac pulmonary care
  • Personal care services (bathing, dressing, grooming, etc.)
  • Bowel and bladder program
  • Diabetic teaching and care
  • Anticoagulant monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Medication management
  • Infusion therapies
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Ventilator care
  • Catheter care
  • Central line and port maintenance and management

Our in home health program is designed to care for patients with specific medical needs and includes a broad array of professional and non-professional services. Working with the physician, a personal plan is designed to meet the needs of the client.

The in home care team includes an intake nurse, who provides an initial evaluation of the patient. After assessing the condition and needs of the patient, a team coordinates care, monitors progress closely and makes adjustments as needed. The result is, patients are well cared for and supported throughout the healing process.

 Home Health Aids 

Fort Tryon Center is licensed and approved to provide Home Health Aides when our patients wish can live at home but still require assistance with day to day living chores. Our Home Health Aides (HHA’s) provide personal home care to maintain our patients’ health and well-being right from the comfort of their own home. Home Health Aides provide assist with daily living activities such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry, and other needs. All care is monitored and overseen by an assigned social worker and Registered Nurse.

Our Home Health aides provide assistance with the following:

  • Bathing, dressing and personal grooming
  • Food preparation
  • Monitor diet and nutrition
  • Provide personal care and hygiene
  • Reminders to take medications
  • Answer the telephone
  • Arrange appointments
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Receive home deliveries
  • Take walks
  • Light housekeeping

All personal care is provided by licensed and trained caregivers and is monitored by the Registered Nurse assigned to your case or your Therapist.