Are you trying to maintain your independence or have a family member who could use a little assistance. Whoever you are, Continuity is here to help. Continuity has been offering New Yorkers throughout five boroughs and Nassau County an alternative to institutional care for more than twenty years. Compassionate Care, Reliability, Empathy and Responsiveness are the trademarks of our services for over 20 years. Continuity offers a wide array of supportive care services enhancing recovery and encouraging healthy independent living options.
Skilled Nursing Services
Continuity Home Health Care is licensed, fully insured and bonded home care agency with a full array of home care services.
Perhaps you are completely independent with personal care and ambulating and not in need the caregiver assistance. Whether you live in your own home or a in assisted living community, having a professional help maintain that independence and prevent clinical setbacks is crucial for a senior. The Registered Nurse will oversee your health and intervene when needed. Having a nurse visit weekly will give you peace of mind. A nurse will get to know you and be adept and understanding your health needs as they may arise but more importantly to deter healthcare problems.
Taking multiple medications is the norm in the senior population, and is often the cause of medication related problems and ineffectiveness. A nurse can help to recognize possible signs and symptoms of medication discrepancies so they can be addressed quickly.
Your nurse will make a medication assessment and with as little as a weekly visit will to come fully understand your medical condition, appropriately fine tuning the management of your medication to align with your lifestyle and the activities you most enjoy. Peace of mind, comes from knowing a nursing professional is looking out for your health interests. The nurse will answer any clinical questions you have and watch for subtle changes in your Health condition to step in before any crisis arises.
The decision to have cosmetic surgery is a significant one, often involving anxiety about surgery and confidentiality matters. The recovery period could be away from home, alone, or with minimal support. Not knowing what to expect and wondering how much help will be needed.
Based on years of experience, continuity can provide expert assistance from qualified surgical nurses to guide you through recovery process. Whether it be a facelift, eye surgery or breast augmentation, weight loss procedures, our nurses will manage your pain and nausea, assist with dressing changes and showering, monitor for signs of infection ad be your health advocate. Recovery that will give you peace of mind, comfort and complete privacy.
Continuity ‘s experienced team of nurses and caregivers are committed to maximizing independence, promoting safety and personal dignity at every stage of dementia care. It is critical to understand the person as a whole, starting with lifestyle assessment including likes, history, relationships and any passions. Caregivers are then selected who have significant experience with cognitive impairments and who along with Nurse Manager will are available to meet and discuss options.
Dementia affects not only one person, but the entire family. We will support your family and provide you the expertise to help you through this difficult journey.
- When a person has a terminal diagnosis and chooses to focus on the quality of life rather than an aggressive treatment, private nursing can be great resource often in combination with hospice services and family support.
- The primary purpose is to have ongoing assessment of individual’s condition so needed medication is delivered to ensure pain management and over anxiety. It can be frightening and overwhelming experience for family when a loved one is terminally ill. Having a private nurse in the home to explain symptoms and the reasons for various treatments reduces fear and contributes to a more comforting and calmer environment. It allows the family to be family rather than caregiver, preserving the dignity to the patient.
Following a hospital stay or surgery, private care at home can be an encouraging alternative to staying a in a rehab facility. Rehab at home is the preferable option for many. The choice to recover safely in the home among family , personal comforts and home cooked meals is a viable alternative. Our team of caregivers have successfully managed various degrees of care covering every aspect of your recovery. The Continuity team will customize a Plan of Care that inot intrusive and will allow you follow your daily schedule.
Continuity Professionals including Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and Speech Therapist will communicate with your physician and or other providers on regular basis to ensure progress is being made and outcomes are positive.
For people who receive infusion therapy, Continuity can infuse and teach in the comfort of your home. It is safe and cost effective option for people who want more health care choice. Types of infusion provided for:
- Nutritional deficits
- Immune Disorders
- Experimental Drug Needs
- Pain Management
- Out infusion nurses coordinate with physicians, discharge planners, case managers and other healthcare professionals to provide a team approach to you care.
- Our infusion nurses will monitor and evaluate your response to treatment and provide regular progress updates to your healthcare team.
A live-in caregiver may be a cost effective way to remain at home safely when the circumstances require ongoing assistance on a daily basis.
Live-in caregivers help with all personal care but are also provide meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders and home safety supervision. Errands and transportation to medical appointments is routine. A primary benefit to live-in care is having one primary Caregiver (with an alternate) who ho will become familiar with you and your family and develop into a comfortable relationship.
When a medical condition or chronic illness impact your life or the life of a loved one, the possibility of a planned vacation or business trip may seem impossible. With a medical escort from Continuity, you can continue with your plans.
Navigating the airport or other mode of travel, while providing mobility assistance, personal care, medication monitoring and companionship, are just a few ways Continuity can facilitate your freedom with dignity.
Perhaps it is a relocation or travel with work, whatever the case, the medical escort can accompany you or family member to destination safely and situated.
Medical escorts can also provide transportation to and from medical appointments and act as advocate, reporting all details back to family members and appropriate health care providers
• Business trips
• Medical Appointments
Perhaps you are completely independent and have no health concerns but one of the best ways to stay healthy is by carefully monitoring basic vital signs including: blood pressure, pulse, body temperature, respiration rate and weight. During a visit all of our nurses will check and review your overall condition and teach about your health, so you can continue to be independent but with the knowledge to spot changes and potential problems.
Homecare services can allow seniors to remain safely in the comfort of your home. Continuity Home Health Care’s employs only certified professionals, trained and supervised by a Registered Nurse. Continuity ensures a positive experience by allowing you to choose the caregiver you feel most comfortable. This promotes a sense of control over who is in your home providing care.
- Supportive care services may need little or no skilled nursing but may need help with the following:
- Assist in attending social events or outings
- Medication reminding
- Assistance with household responsibilities
- Respite care for family members
- Assistance with Hygiene Care (bathing, grooming, toileting) • Assistance with walking and mobility
- Preparation of nutritious meals
- Transportation to doctor visits
- Errands and Shopping
- Emergency Response Services
A patient’s wounds may be varied from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, venous ulcers and surgical wounds. Our clinical expertise along with your physician will develop and assist you with a customized wound care plan that requires weekly outcomes measurements and only the use of quality wound care products.
Wounds can jeopardize recovery and the pain associated with a wounds can reduce your quality of life so we are proactive in making assessments and communicating with your physician to ensure the best and quickest healing methods are put in place along with preventative measures, nutritional support and rehabilitative therapy.
Contact us to learn more
Whether your needs are simple or complex, feel free to contact our clinical professionals for complementary
and confidential consultation. If you are interested in private homecare and want to find out more,
Please CALL our 24/7 Referral Line at 212 219-2677 or 800 243-6422
Within 24 hours of completing consultation, a Needs Assessment, we can begin to match your specific requirements to one of our intake specialist to determine which of our services may be most appropriate for you or loved one. You can expect to be contacted directly by one of our staff who will be prepared to help you address your homecare needs. If your particular situation is difficult to explain, you have the option to contact us directly.