Whether you, your physician or another member of your healthcare team contact us, a single phone call sets an amazing array of services in motion, including assistance with insurance requirements. If you're an inpatient at a Johns Hopkins facility, our clinical coordinators begin work before you even leave the hospital to ensure a smooth transition to home care. In all cases, the first step is a careful assessment of your needs and home environment to ensure care can be provided safely at home.
To help elderly patients remain in their homes, our team of specialists can provide all home care services to older adults, with special attention to the needs and concerns of the medically frail.
One-on-one teaching to those with congestive heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as those who have had heart attacks or surgery or who require intravenous medications, such as heparin therapy. The goal is to avoid hospitalization by helping cardiac patients and their caregivers manage medications, diet and other aspects of treatment.
Ostomy, Wound Care and Continence Management
Patients and families can call our specialty team for training and assistance in tasks such as changing ostomy bags, dressing wounds and performing self-catheterization. Registered nurses with advanced certification have knowledge of the latest treatments and products and are available to consult with patients and their physicians.
Registered nurses trained in diabetes education monitor patients' health and help them and their families manage diabetes.
Licensed therapists and therapy assistants provide physical, occupational and speech-language therapy. Team members work with our medical equipment and pharmacy department, as well as our other clinical experts, to help patients become as independent as possible.
For more information about Johns Hopkins Home Health Services, call 410-288-8100.