Mental Health

Insights – Mental Health Home Care

Can provide a client with a smooth transition from an inpatient Mental Health hospital or a partial hospitalization program to in-home care. Through crisis intervention and resolutionhospitalization can often be avoided.

 

Coordination of Services

Through a multidisciplinary team approach provides quality intermittent nursing caremedication management, and education as well as meeting other diverse needs of the individual.

 

It is Our Goal

To assist the client to his or her optimal level of independence by maximizing abilities rather than focusing on disabilities. By emphasizing what the client can do now, he or she will have an increase in self-realization and self-esteem.

 

Benefits of Our Program

Mental Health Nurses

  • With specialized expertise in grief counseling
  • Management of depression and anxiety issues
  • Medication assessments and adjustments
  • Management of bipolar and other mental health disorders
  • Therapeutic interventions and communications related to compliance issues.

Other Benefits

  • Availability for on site discharge planning with facility
  • The same nurse treats both Mental Health and medical conditions
  • Availability to attend physician appointments
  • All disciplines receive additional training necessary to approach and treat patients with a Mental Health diagnosis
  • Progress reports sent to physician and case managers
  • If hospitalization is needed, it can be handled in a more expedient manner due to home assessment, intervention and ability to refer to institutions in both Kansas and Missouri

Admission Criteria

Services are provided when clients meet the following:

  • Is under the care of a physician
  • Has a skilled need
  • Is able to verbally agree to sign a written safety agreement
  • Has a DSM-IV Axis I diagnosis or major depression
  • Medicare guidelines for home-bound status (Medicare beneficiaries only)

Specific Intervention

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Reality orientation
  • Crisis intervention and resolution
  • Coping skills
  • Weekly medication set ups per patient with nurse supervision
  • Education on medication and disease process
  • Problem-oriented counseling for issue of daily living.
Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Twitter