LIFELINE HOME HEALTH, INC.

 530 BALTIMORE PIKE

 SPRINGFIELD, PA 19064

  

 

CALL / FAX ANYTIME

for SERVICE:

PHONE: 610-328-2788
FAX: 610-328-9388

E-Mail: lifelinehh@hotmail.com

 

Licensed By

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Accreditation By

Joint Commission

Participation In

Medicare,

PA Medicaid Waiver Programs,

Most Major Insurance Programs

 

 

Copyright 2012

Bob Singer / LifeLine Home Health, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With over 20 years of diverse experience in Home Health Care, we are able to grasp the complexities of rendering quality patient care.  
  

LifeLine Home Health, Inc. combines experience, knowledge and skill to render safe and thorough quality care to patients in all types of Health Care settings. We have maintained an excellent reputation by insisting on professionalism and delivering compassionate and quality care.  
  

It is policy of LifeLine Home Health to provide equal service, employment, and voluntary participation opportunities to all persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, sexual preference, age, or disability.  

 

 

 

  

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  • The registered professional nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing services. He/She provides services, teaches, and supervises the family and other members of the nursing team. Each registered nurse performs skilled nursing services for residents, some of which services include medications administration, trach and ventilator dependent care, respiratory treatments, wound care treatments, catheter care, ostomy care, monitoring of specialized medical situations, and other related skilled nursing duties. These services are performed in accordance with the physician's orders in accordance with a Plan of Treatment and under the direction and supervision of the agency’s Administrator.

 


 

  • The licensed graduate or practical nurse provides nursing care and teaching to patients and families. He/She functions as an assistant to the physician and is under the guidance / supervision of the registered professional nurse. He/She carries out tasks and treatments as outlined on the Plan of Treatment.

 

 

  • Private duty nurses have specialized backgrounds for each patient's special care requirements. This includes trach and ventilator dependent care, wound care, catheter care, ostomy care, and monitoring of specialized medical conditions. Private duty nurses are either a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse.

 

 

  • The home health aide provides personal care such as bathing, grooming, dressing, light housekeeping, laundry, meals, and related services in the home. He/She functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the staff nurse and the Administrator.

 

 


 

 

  • The personal care aide is a non-professional employee, trained to provide personal care and related services in the home similar to that of the home health aide. He/she functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the staff nurse and the Administrator.

 


 

 

 

  • The physical therapist is a qualified professional who evaluates, directs, supervises, and provides physical therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician. Physical Therapists usually provide services and exercises relating to the rehabilitation of an individual after an acute medical situation resulting in severe deconditioning.

 


 

 

 

  • The speech pathologist/audiologist is a qualified professional person who evaluates, directs, supervises, and provides speech therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician after an acute medical problem.

 


 

 

 

  • The occupational therapist is a qualified professional person who evaluates, directs, supervises, and provides occupational therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician when upper body rehabilitation is needed or when a patient needs retraining in occupational or life skills.

 


 

 

 

  • The medical social worker is a qualified professional person who provides medical or social services to patients in the home with the physician's orders and under the supervision of the Administrator.

 


 

 

 


 

 

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  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in the state
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse 
  • It is preferable that the registered nurse has completed a baccalaureate degree program approved by the National League for Nursing for public health nursing preparation

 

  • Graduate of an approved program of practical nursing
  • Licensed as a graduate or practical nurse in the state where practicing
  • One (1) year of experience as a nurse

 

  • Completion of the 9th grade; prefer high school graduate
  • Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a basic home health aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation
  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patient's family, and the personnel of the Home Health Agency

 

  • Completion of the 9th grade; prefer high school graduate
  • Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a basic aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained.
  • Has received the appropriate Personal Care Assistant training related to the following: 

v     Methodology of assisting patients to achieve maximum self-reliance

v     Principles of nutrition and meal preparation

v     Principles of he aging process

v     Understanding the emotional problem of illness & long term home care

v     Procedure for maintaining a clean, healthful and pleasant environment

v     That all changes in patient condition must be reported to the nurse

v     Maintaining the ethics and confidentiality of patient care 

v     Co-operate with the health care team

v     Providing and maintaining appropriate and required records 

  • Comprehends the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Shows an interest and concern for people
  • Shows good judgment and tact in dealing with the sick
  • Practices good hygiene and is neat in personal appearance
  • Freedom from health problems that may be injurious to patient, self and co-workers and presents the required documents that indicate such
  • Appropriate work experience
  • Possession of the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patient's family, and the personnel of the Home Health Agency

 

 

 

 

Graduate of a physical therapy school approved by: 

  • The American Physical Therapy Association; or
  • The Council of Medical Education of the A.M.A. in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association; or
  • The Council on Medical Education of Hospitals for the American Medical Association
  • Licensed and registered by the state
  • Preference of at least one (1) year of institutional experience 

 

  • The speech pathologist/audiologist is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and certified by the Association
  • At least a master's degree is required and one (1) full year of supervised work experience
  • As required, license of certification by the state

 

  • Graduate of a occupational therapy school approved by the Council of Medical Education of the A.M.A. in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association or its equivalent
  • Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association

 

  • Graduate of a school of social work approved by the Council of Social Work Education with a master's degree
  • One (1) year experience in a medical facility (hospital, clinic, rehabilitation center, etc.) where the team approach to treatment is utilized
  • A.C.S.W. certification or be in the process of acquiring certification is preferred, but not required
  • Licensure by the state, as applicable

  

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LifeLine Home Health is a preferred provider with the following: 

 

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  • ADDITIONAL INSURANCES SUCH AS GATEWAY HEALTH PLAN, KEYSTONE-MERCY HEALTH PLAN, AND ALL PA MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS ALSO ACCEPTED

 

  • PLEASE CALL LIFELINE’S MAIN OFFICE AT 610-328-2788 TO SEE IF WE CAN COORDINATE WITH YOUR INSURANCE PLAN

 

 

 

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Bob Singer / LifeLine Home Health, Inc.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 



LifeLine Home Health, Inc. Is:

 

  • Medicare / Medicaid Certified
  • Licensed  By PA Department Of Health
  • Accredited By The Joint Commission

 

The Agency Serves The Following Counties:

 

  • Bucks
  • Chester
  • Delaware
  • Montgomery
  • Philadelphia

 

 



With just one phone call, a team of Licensed Nurses and Experienced Home Health Aides are ready to render your needed care. As available, arrangements can be made to provide support services from Rehab Specialists. LifeLine Home Health, Inc. provides coverage up to 24 hours a day, 7 Days a week for Nursing and Home Health Aide services. After regular office hours (8:30am-5pm), on weekends, and on holidays, just call our main office number at (610)328-2788. An operator will connect you with our On-Call Staff, who will discuss your needs and schedule the services that you and your family require.

 

 

For more information please e-mail us at: lifelinehh@hotmail.com

 

Copyright 2012

Bob Singer / LifeLine Home Health, Inc.