Are there times when you feel dizzy or unsteady? Does the fear of falling keep you from enjoying life? Perhaps you’ve even fallen recently and kept it to yourself because you didn’t want to worry your loved ones. While no one plans to fall, it can happen because of obstacles in the home, side effects from medication or balance issues.
If you are concerned about a fall, you’re not alone. Falls can result in serious injury and create health complications. Our team can help address all of these concerns to help you improve your balance and independence.
We start by identifying your individual needs and building a plan that meets each, specific need. The result is a customized, clinical program that works because it’s built around you.
We provide many services, including:
Evidence-based therapy interventions to help improve strength and mobility
Assessment of your living environment to help you reduce risk of falls
Education to help you improve your mobility
Medication review and reconciliation to help reduce side-effects that impact your balance
Agatha Home Health provides a unique, home-based rehabilitation program that is promotes fall prevention and is making a dramatic difference in the lives of thousands every day.
Finding the Root Causes of Falling We are different than a traditional balance program, because we go above and beyond the standard gait training and strengthening exercises. We recognize your situation is unique.
How Our Balance Program Works Agatha Home Health incorporates education, prevention and customized care to help you reduce dizziness and improve your balance. First, our team of clinicians specially trained in fall prevention identifies the causes of your fall risk by examining the systems of your body involved in maintaining balance. Then the team works with you and your doctor to develop an individualized plan of care. Our fall prevention program is part of our home health service, delivered in the comfort of familiar surroundings. By coming to you, we can help you improve your confidence and mobility in the place that matters most - home.
Effective Prevention The response to our fall prevention program has been amazing. Older adults report improved balance, confidence and independence. Most importantly, both participants and their caregivers report that they feel a sense of accomplishment as they grow in ownership of positive health behaviors, and experience improved quality of life. A trained physical therapist performs a thorough, head-to-toe evaluation of your strength, functional mobility, and balance. The therapist develops a customized plan and partners with you to become more able.