The Role of the Physical Therapist

The benefits of in-home rehabilitation are many:

The therapist can accurately identify the patient’s needs within the context of their home
The therapist can prescribe indivdualized therapeutic exercises for the client and train the client and caregivers with easy to follow programs to facilitate carryover and progress.
The therapist can assess any safety issues in the home, recommend (if needed) environmental modifications, adaptive equipment for higher functioning.

What does a Physical Therapist do?

Physical Therapist are experts in movement, they evaluate patient for a variety of disorders. They promote the highest possible level of care for individuals seeking their services and establish home exercise program related to clients needs. In the home care environment, they provide mentoring to ensure effective preparation to improve patients independent.

What is an Occupational Therapist?

Occupational Therapists help people of all abilities live to its fullest. They achieve this by looking at the whole picture-a person’s psychological, emotional, and social makeup. They help clients to achieve their highest level of function. They formulate a plan that will help rebuild meaning to their lives.

Who pays for the services of a physical therapist?

Many private insurance pay for the service, some need to be approved prior to beginning. Medicare and your secondary insurance will cover this service 100%.

Who would benefit from Therapy?

Anyone who has experienced a change in ability. The person mobility may become limited do to illness, age or possibly an accident. Falls are among some of the common accidents.

What should be a qualified Therapist’s Credentials?

They should be licensed and trained in the ability to work with all diagnoses. All of our therapists at HRC Homecare have these credentials. Click here to learn more about HRC Homecare.

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