We're here to lend a helping hand! Proudly the serving the Cortez and Durango CO areas  We appreciate your consideration in allowing us to care for your loved one. We welcome the opportunity to forge a positive long-term relationship, as well as ease the transition for your family from medical facility to home, or just add a little help to their day. We are conveniently located in your area and offer personalized services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you are geographically restricted or unavailable to care for your loved one, you can rest assured that we will step in as an extension of your family. We accept Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance payments. Guardian Angel Home Health Care always begins with an assessment from a registered nurse and services can include: Skilled Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Speech Therapy Medical Social Work Homemaking & Personal Care Professional Care
Skilled Nursing  Our registered nurses work with the physician to administer skilled nursing to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services in their homes. They teach and supervise the family and other members of the nursing team. All nursing services are performed in accordance with physician’s orders, an individualized care plan and under the direction and supervision of our Director of Nursing. Catheter Care Wound Care/Dressing Injections IV Therapy Tube Feedings/Care Ostomy Care and Teaching Diabetic Care and Teaching
Physical Therapy  Our licensed physical therapists are concerned with helping patients to increase strength and flexibility, especially after they have been injured or as their health deteriorates. They help in the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention. Walk Training and Exercises Rehabilitation Techniques Ultrasound Home Exercise Program Symptom Control Education
Occupational Therapy  Occupational therapists help patients perform a variety of tasks in working and living environments. Patients include those who suffer from a disabling condition. Therapists develop or recover the basic skills they may have lost due to a mental, emotional, developmental, or physical disability. The occupational therapist works under the supervision of the primary physician and the Director of Nursing. Activities of Daily Living Training Perpetual Motor Training Fine Motor Training Orthotics/Splinting Adaptive Equipment
Speech Therapy  Our certified speech therapists provide skilled intervention and techniques for communication and swallowing disorders. In coordination with the patient’s physician, our speech therapist will assist the patient with compensatory techniques for Memory, Communication, and Swallowing. Voice Disorder Treatments Speech Articulation Dysphasia Treatments Language Disorders
Medical Social Work  Our medical social worker (MSW) assesses the social and emotional factors of the patient and family in the home in order to estimate the patient’s capacity or potential to cope with problems of daily living as it relates to the physician’s plan of care. The MSW supports the patient and family to understand the medical recommendations being presented to them. They also utilize available community resources to assist patients to resume life in the community or to learn to live within his/her disability. Social and Emotional Factors Counseling Community Resource Planning Short Term Therapy
Homemaking and Personal Care
 Provides services for the client on a non-medical level, so that they are able to avoid institutionalization and better maintain their functional level, increasing the client’s independence. Services are based on a professional care plan and can range from medication reminders to full-assist including bathing, mouth care, clothing preparation/dressing, skin, hair and nail care, bowl and bladder assistance, mobility assistance, household or outdoor care, medical supplies or errands. Personal Hygiene Bathing, Shaving, Hair Care Assistance with Exercise Preparation of Meals Feeding Light Housekeeping Supervised by Registered Nurse Accompanying clients to clinics, physician’s office or on trips needed for treatment.
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