GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) – When it comes to recovering from surgery, managing a long-term medical condition or caring for an aging parent, many of us don’t know where to begin. Britt Knapp and Lili Petricevic from Spectrum Health At Home joined eightWest to talk about the types of home care services that are available to help with these needs.
Spectrum Health, calls home care “health care where you live”. They bring health care to any place you call home, whether it’s a residential home or an independent living.
West Michigan is known for health care. There are many agencies in West Michigan who provide home care services at a variety of levels of care. Spectrum Health At Home is one of many choices. The first step to home care is identifying what you need. Typically your physician will guide you in this process. Maybe you’ve had a joint replacement and need additional physical therapy at home. Or, you might be caring for an aging parent and you need additional medical help or just need a break from being the caregiver.
You may want to consider home care if…
- Difficulty managing medications
- Non-pharmacological pain management
- Balance, fatigue or weakness
- Rehabilitation needs at home
- Wound management
- Living alone with limited support
Looking to get started with home care? Call Spectrum Health’s toll-free number 1-844-702-HOME (4663). Once the call is made, their staff will ask several questions about your needs and direct you to the program that can help provide the care you need. They will even check your insurance coverage.