We believe every child deserves to receive quality care while in the comfort of their home.
Private Duty Nursing
San Rafael's pediatric home health care program is designed to provide continuous care to chronically ill children. Under this program, a San Rafael nurse is placed in the home to care for the patient. The length and frequency of the services depends on the medical needs of the patient.
The care and services provided by a San Rafael nurse at this level include:
Oxygen/ Pulse Oximetry Needs
Neurological Deficiencies and Syndromes
Severe Developmental Delays and Genetic Disorders
San Rafael's pediatric home health care provides an attendant to assistant with non-technical, medically-related personal care for pediatric patients. This program is available to children whose health concerns cause them to be functionally limited and difficult for parents to manage on their own.
Depending on the pediatric patient's needs, the attendant can provide the following services:
Ambulating/ Transfer Assistance
San Rafael provides skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve greater independence and functionality in their daily lives.
Occupational therapy strives to provide the tools and skills to maintain day to day tasks like feeding, dressing, cooking, ambulating and other motor tasks to patients. By providing the tools and training to work around possible injuries and conditions can vastly improve quality of life and improve functionality and the ability to return to a more normal routine.
What Occupational Therapists Do:
Help achieve developmental milestones
Educate parents and other care givers
Encourage problem-solving for day to day tasks
Benefits of Occupational Therapy:
Individual and Case by Case Activities and Exercises
Improvement of Functionality and Quality of Life
Encourages more Normal Routines and Return to Day to Day Functions
Improved Independence and Mobility
San Rafael offers skilled treatments for pediatric patients to help their gross motor skills, coordination and acute injury rehabilitation.
The goal of physical therapy is to improve mobility, function and quality of life. Physical therapists use their medical experience and training as well as the patient's medical history and the long and short-term goals. Physical therapy is not just simply exercise: the main goal is to improve mobility and quality of life.
What Physical Therapists Do:
Provide Case by Case Individual Exercise Lists
Encourage Stretching and Other Physical Activities
Keep Muscles Active
Improve Muscle Mobility and Functionality through Stretching and Exercise
Benefits of Physical Therapy Include:
Aid in Injury or Surgery Healing
Improve Balance and Prevent Falls
Manage Vascular Conditions
Prevent Further Injury or Illness
Manage Heart and Lung Conditions
San Rafael offers treatments for pediatric patients that have difficult with verbal communication. Our speech therapy program includes receptive and expressive language skills, oral motor skill improvement and improved feeding skills.
Speech therapy helps improve the use of motor skills, communication disorders and swallowing disorders. Swallowing disorders can arise in children with some chronic illnesses and they can seriously impact communication as well as feeding and breathing.
What Speech Therapists Do:
Assess Communication Needs and Concerns
Assess and Help Treat Swallowing Disorders and Concerns
Improve Oral Motor and Oral Feeding Concerns and Issues
Assess and Improve Auditory Processing Concerns and Disorders
Assist and Assess Articulation Concerns
Benefits of Speech Therapy Include:
Help Provide Crucial Communication Skills
Assistance and Improvement of Swallowing Functionality
Improvement of Social Skills through Improved Communication
Assistance with Various Non-Verbal Methods of Communication like:
Adult Private Pay Services
San Rafael specializes in pediatric home health care but also provides private pay healthcare services for adults in need.
Here are the levels of care we provide to adult patients:
Ambulation/ Transfer Assistance
Non-Sterile Dressing Changes