MyNurse Home Care Specialized Programs -- Greater Houston Area



MyNurse Home Care offers Physician Led Specialized Teaching Programs to prevent hospital readmissions with a mission to increase quality of life for our patients.

CHF Program

Our Congestive Heart Failure program is designed to increase the patient's knowledge regarding heart failure, thus improving their quality of life and reducing re-hospitalizations.

A Registered Nurse will visit the patient at home, assess their cardiac status and a teaching program will be instituted which includes:
• Explanation of congestive heart failure
• Causes of heart failure
• Signs and symptoms associated with heart failure
• Treatment Guidelines including ways to prevent exacerbation and rehospitalization

Our Congestive Heart Failure program is designed to increase the patient's knowledge regarding heart failure, thus improving their quality of life and reducing re-hospitalizations.

Diabetes Program

Our Diabetic Disease Management Program has been developed to manage patients with this chronic disease in their own home. With adequate education, medication management, and multi- disciplinary care, patients with diabetes can be provided with appropriate and timely interventions to avoid preventable complications and hospitalizations.

Goals of the Diabetes Program
• Detect signs of uncontrollable diabetes and initiate appropriate intervention
• Timely intervention to reduce re-hospitalizations and/or Emergency Room visits
• Improve patient compliance with treatment plan
• Improve quality of life through individualized patient education regarding disease management
• Promote patient self-management to delay onset and decrease severity of complications
• Facilitate effective communication between patient, clinician and physician

Joint Replacement

The Joint Replacement Home Recovery Program is designed for patients who elect to receive one-on-one rehabilitation at home under the direct supervision of the Orthopedist.

It is an intensive program tailored to each individual patients' needs.
• "Standard Orders" include coordinated Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
• Physical Therapist will plan to visit within 24 hours of hospital discharge
• One-on-one therapy in home, individualized by our certified therapist

Fall Prevention

All of our patients get the benefit of our Fall Prevention Program. We will check your home for anything that could put you or others at risk for a fall and develop a Falls Risk Assessment including a patient's history of falls, ability to ambulate, vision, gait, balance, and home safety evaluation.

Goals
• To assess and improve balance during gait, and reduce fall risk in older adults in their home environment
• Assist resident in functioning independently and safely in the home
• Exercise regularly. It is important that the exercises focus on increasing leg strength and improving balance, and that they get more challenging over time. Our experienced therapist will individualize home exercise programs for each patient that has the need for therapy
• Review patient medicines—both prescription and over-the counter— to identify medicines that may cause side effects or interactions such as dizziness or drowsiness
• Assuring the patients home is safe by reducing tripping hazards, suggesting grab bars inside and outside the tub or shower and next to the toilet, suggesting stair railings and improving the lighting in your home

Pneumonia

Our Pneumonia Prevention program is designed to increase the patient's knowledge regarding how to prevent pneumonia, therefore reducing re-hospitalizations.

A Registered Nurse will visit the patient at home, assess their pulmonary status and a teaching program will be instituted which includes:
• Explanation of pneumonia
• Causes of pneumonia
• Signs and symptoms associated with early pneumonia
• Treatment Guidelines including ways to prevent reoccurrence and re-hospitalization

AMI Program

Our AMI PREVENTION program is designed to increase the patient's knowledge regarding how to prevent HEART ATTACKS, therefore reducing re-hospitalizations.

A Registered Nurse will visit the patient at home, assess their cardiac status and a teaching program will be instituted which includes:
• Explanation of heart attack
• Causes of heart attack
• Signs and symptoms associated with early warning signs of heart attack
• Treatment Guidelines including ways to prevent reoccurrence and re-hospitalization