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Oncology Home Care Services

Cancer Oncology Home Care

Genesis Oncology Home Care Program

Genesis Oncology Home Care Program helps patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. Patients can be cared for in the surroundings where they feel most comfortable, their home. Through our combination of compassion and clinical excellence, we strive to improve the quality of life of our patients and their caregivers. We believe that cancer patients deserve the same specialized attention at home that they receive in the hospital and at the doctor’s office.

Therefore, our nurses, therapists, social workers, home health aides, and nutritionists are specially trained in cancer care and know how to guide patients through difficult clinical and emotional issues. Our focus on oncology allows us to deliver skilled and often complex care in the home.

Whatever a cancer patients’ home care needs might be, we are able to address them by:

  • Disease and Medication Teaching Regarding Diagnosis and Complications (Including Oral Chemotherapy)
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • Wound and Enterostomal Therapy Care
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Enteral Nutrition Management
  • Respiratory Care
  • Urinary Catheter Care
  • Cancer Fatigue Management
  • Palliative (Comfort) Care Administration of Intravenous Therapies
  • Homemaker service
  • Respite Care

WHY Genesis ONCOLOGY HOME CARE?

Genesis Oncology Home Care program provides clinical supervision, medical treatment and personal care and support in the comfort of your own home. By bringing care to your home, we enable you to greatly enhance the quality of your life, providing dignity and personal freedom. We help you minimize time lost from work or school and the cost of transportation to the hospitals or infusion centers, and instead, spend it where it matters most – with your families and loved ones in a supportive environment.
We work closely with community support and resources, medical supply, pharmaceutical and infusion companies to ensure that all of your needs are met in a timely manner.

Our Medical Services:

Our specialized care management team focuses on:

  • Early identification and physician notification of symptoms, complications and side effects
  • Patient and family education on symptoms and side effects, I.V. site care, medication and pain management
  • Care and maintenance of I.V. access and pumps, wound care, lab draws and follow ups
  • Multidisciplinary focus on physical, occupational and speech therapy, rehabilitation for gait training, muscle strengthening, balance, endurance, home maintenance program and safety, speech and language disorders
  • Personal care and support by trained Genesis caregivers and home health aides
  • Counseling and intervention by medical social worker
  • Our Oncology team is trained to administer:
  • Intravenous Therapies:
  • Chemotherapy
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Hydration Therapy
  • Blood Product Transfusion Therapy
  • Wound and Enterostomal Therapy Care
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Catheter Care
  • Cancer Fatigue Management

Our Non-Medical Services:

  • Conversation and Companionship
  • Meal Preparation and Special Diet
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Errand Services and Grocery Shopping
  • Respite or Relief for Family
  • Medication Reminders
  • Laundry and Linen Washing

Personal Care Services:

  • Assistance with Bathing and Toileting
  • Assistance with Transferring and Positioning
  • Incontinence Care
  • Assistance with Feeding
  • Oral Care
  • Cleaning Patient Care Area
  • Care of Orthotic/Prosthetic Devices
  • Reality Orientation/Communication Assist

Individualized Care Plan

Genesis works closely with your oncologist and other treating physicians to coordinate and communicate medical orders and status changes. From high-tech nursing to personal care at home, Genesis will implement a customized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and diagnosis.

We serve as an extension of your physician, bringing monitoring and treatment to your own home and letting you focus on what is most important – healing and spending time with your family and friends.

Our oncology nurses have specific training and education. Many have received the designation of OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse). Our Nurse Manager keeps our staff up to date on the latest state-of-the-art developments in cancer care delivery. A GENESIS caregiver will be assigned to coordinate your care at home. Your caregiver will make sure you receive the specialized help you need.

Genesis Home Health Services works closely with a patient’s oncologist and other physicians to coordinate care and avoid duplication of services. We take care of requesting orders from the physicians as well as any authorization that may be necessary from an insurance company, Medicare, Medicaid or HMOs. We handle all third party billing.

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