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Lansing, MI 48910

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Congestive Heart Failure Program

Congestive Heart Failure Program is designed to help patients recoganize signs and symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and thus improving their independence, quality of life and decreasing hospitalizations.  Skilled nursing services are provided by AmeriCare Home Health Services where by a registered nurse will assess an individual patient at their home and will establish a customised plan of care including

  •  Explanation of CHF, its causes, and signs and symptoms
  • Treatment guidlines including
    • When to call physician’s office vs 911
    • Recoginition and treatment of angina
    • Medication administration
    • Physical and self care deficits
    • Diet
  • Referral to physical therapy, occupational therapy,  speech therapy, home health care aid, medical social worker.
  • Regular updates to patient’s physican
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