Thibodaux Regional Caretaker Resources
Thibodaux Regional caretaker resources provide valuable information to caretakers of all varieties. We understand how challenging it is to care for others, which is why we are providing you with resources to help you care for your loved ones.
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Home Health Services
The Home Health Center of Thibodaux Regional has put together an interdisciplinary health care team to address the many needs of post-op, homebound acute and chronically ill patients. This allows patients to recover in their own familiar surroundings with the people they love. Most insurance programs usually cover skilled services. Speak to your insurance provider and physician regarding specific service coverage.
- Laboratory testing for diagnostic purposes can be provided in the home.
- Respiratory services can be provided in home.
- Medical Supplies and equipment can be provided according to each patient's needs and under the direction of the physician.
- Skilled Home Health Nurses
- I.V. Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- Enterostomal Therapy
- Board Certified Social Worker
- Registered Dietitian
- Certified Nursing Assistants
Below you will find additional resources to assist post surgery patients, aging parents, home health and much more. Contact Thibodaux Regional at (985) 447-8442 or (800) 807-8442 if you can't find a caretaker resource to meet your needs, remember we are here for you.
A provider of in-home senior care, including post operation assistance services. HomeInstead, a Baton Rouge, LA company, is a network of trusted innovators in elder care since 1994. http://www.homeinstead.com/463/services/Pages/OutpatientAssistance.aspx
Strength for Caring
A website for caregivers written to provide support to them as well as the patient. Includes a list of state specific resources and links, as well as online steps to prepare for your patients return home, extensive message board for questions and answers. http://www.strengthforcaring.com/util/resources/states/state/louisiana.html
Family Caregiver Alliance in Louisiana
A national center on caring providing extensive information and a state directory of resources. http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/fcn_content_node.jsp?nodeid=2120
Family and Caregiver Support Resources in Louisiana
A National Resource directory of resources sorted by state. http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/family_and_caregiver_support/states_and_territories/louisiana
Access-able Travel Source
Information and resources for mature travelers and travelers with special needs since 1996. For example: Traveling with Oxygen http://www.access-able.com/
National Website for Caregivers
Caregiver tools and resources to find a nursing home, assisted living, or hospice; check your eligibility for benefits; get resources for long-distance care giving; review legal issues; and find support for caregivers. http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Health/caregivers.shtml
Use an internet search engine (like www.Google.com) to locate additional resources for specific topics. Your physician is always your primary source for information. Use internet information only from trusted sources, and always use your speak to your physician first. For example a search entry of, “caregiver wheelchair video” may result in this video. http://www.metacafe.com/watch/857183/how_to_handle_wheelchair_for_elderly/