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Homecare Referral Form
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Homecare Referral Indicators (Adult)
 

  • Acute illness requiring initial assessment/teaching.
  • Assistive device teaching, CPM use reinforcement.
  • Chronic illness with an exacerbation, requiring follow-up assessment/teaching to prevent further hospitalization.
  • Diabetic teaching/monitoring including BG monitor, insulin administration.
  • Foley care/replacement-catherization teaching.
  • Heart failure telemedicine
  • Hospice evaluation
  • Infusion patient that requires teaching/assessment/monitoring when discharged to home (PICCs, Ports, Broviacs, Hickma).
  • Injectable medication administration/teaching (ie. Fragmin).
  • Limited supports especially in elderly or frail patients.
  • Long-Term Home Health Care - program patients or prior to admission home care involvement.
  • Medication regime that is new or complex requiring follow-up teaching at home (including multiple oral meds, inhalers, nebulizers, anticoagulants).
  • Non-compliant patient who may need ongoing monitoring to prevent further crisis/hospitalization.
  • Nutrition therapies (tube feedings, TPN).
  • Oxygen, nebulizers, inhalers that are new, teaching or assessment needed.
  • Palliative care requiring symptom management (pain/nutritional/respiratory).
  • Rehab for change in functional status, transition to home, fall history, safety risk, or development of a maintenance program (OT, PT).
  • Speech Therapy for cognitive, speech or swallowing deficits.
  • Surgical procedures requiring assessment/monitoring/teaching.
  • Tube, drain or stoma requiring care and teaching.
  • Wound care/Dressing change requiring teaching or complex wound that require assessment for healing, consultation, VACs, ostomies.

 

Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and
Monroe County, Inc.
(585) 787-2233
(800) 724-5727

2180 Empire Boulevard • Webster, NY 14580

 

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