Our KLARUS CONNECT™ program is designed to introduce patients and families with necessary resources to promote safety and improve quality of life. This program involves the expertise of Geriatric Care Managers, Medical Social Workers, and Registered Nurses to provide guidance, education, support, advocacy, and problem-solving to older adults and families with complex needs and circumstances.

Program Highlights
  • Perform a comprehensive needs assessment
  • Assess cognitive capacity and related needs
  • Facilitate court appointed guardianship
  • Initiate family intervention, meeting, and education
  • Execute Medical & Durable Power of Attorney
  • Develop a plan of care now and for the future
  • Implement plan and oversee progress
  • Determine financial eligibility for federal, state & local programs
  • Ensure completion of requisite applications for resources
  • Assess insurance coverage and available options
  • Arrange for custodial caregivers
  • Explore placement and residential options
  • Provide medical advocacy

Our Cardiopulmonary program embraces a proactive approach to managing chronic diseases at home and preventing unnecessary visits to the emergency room, hospitalizations, and rehospitalizations. This program combines the use of in-home hospital grade telemonitoring equipment, skilled clinicians, and physician supervised protocols that empower our team to detect exacerbations early on and provide timely intervention and resolution. This program is specifically targeted for the most common diagnoses that contribute to frequent use of emergency room and inpatient services including CHF, COPD, pneumonia, and diabetes.

Equipment Highlights
  • Hospital grade, interactive, and equipped with programmable reminders, as well as questions that focus on symptomology and compliance
  • Captures real-time critical data that is monitored by our team 7 days a week including BP, weight, O2 sat, peak flow, blood glucose level, and symptomology as applicable
  • Scale is accurate within 1/10th of a pound or 45cc of fluid and weighs up to 500 pounds
  • Scale does not require calibration and is fit for use on any surface
  • Equipped with cellular capability when land line is unavailable
  • Tracks and trends clinical data and is available to physician with a log in
  • Agency absorbs the cost

Protocol Highlights

  • Developed in collaboration with an emergency room physician and critical care pulmonologist
  • Supervised on an ongoing basis by physicians
  • 24 hour physician support for guidance and/or additional orders
  • Standing orders for medication titration, diuresis, and diagnostics as necessary ( lab, chest-ray, EKG, etc. )
  • Standing orders allow for PRN skilled nursing visits to assess exacerbations
  • Standing orders and physician support allow for the next tier of medication to be initiated
  • Emphasizes patient teaching, medication reconciliation, and mitigation of compliance related issues

Telemonitoring involves the uses of equipment and technology to transmit objective, clinical data such as weight, oxygen saturation, blood pressure and more to allow for continued monitoring and excellent clinical follow up. This equipment is minimally intrusive and provides the patient and family with a sense of security as this data is accessed by our team. This clinical data is accessible to our team throughout the day as needed to manage patient care needs. It's our eyes and ears when we are not physically in the home.

Equipment Highlights
  • Hospital grade, interactive, and equipped with programmable reminders, as well as questions that focus on symptomology and compliance
  • Captures real-time critical data that is monitored by our team 7 days a week including BP, weight, O2 sat, peak flow, blood glucose level, and symptomology as applicable
  • Scale is accurate within 1/10th of a pound or 45cc of fluid and weighs up to 500 pounds
  • Scale does not require calibration and is fit for use on any surface
  • Equipped with cellular capability when land line is unavailable
  • Tracks and trends clinical data and is available to physician with a log in
  • Agency absorbs the cost

Wound Management

Our wound specialists carefully employ the use of specialty products which promote the wound healing process and mitigate potential complications. Our wound specialists comprehensively assess and make clinical recommendations to address all factors related to wound healing such as nutritional deficiencies and disease processes which can interfere with the wound healing process.

  • Assess and recommend treatment modality for chronic, nonhealing wounds, pressure ulcers, surgical wounds, venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, and other problematic skin related issues
  • Employ the use of wound care products uniquely designed to create an environment to support and facilitate healing and closure of wound
  • Carefully consider and mitigate factors which interfere with wound healing such as inadequate nutrition or hydration, uncontrolled disease processes, lower extremity edema, inadequate arterial function, unrelieved pressure, lymphedema, etc.
  • Provide instruction to family and caregivers regarding wound care, promotion of wound healing, and prevention of additional wounds
  • Collaborate with podiatrists to conduct in home evaluation and treatment of common foot and nail related problems that cause pain and interfere with ambulation

Ostomy Management

A new ostomy can be particularly challenging for a patient. Our ostomy specialists have expertise in selecting appropriate pouching systems with which the patient and /or caregiver can comfortably work. In addition, we provide extensive instruction on all aspects of ostomy care as well as an introduction to community resources for ongoing support, information, and advocacy. Finally, we establish a relationship between the patient and a supplier to ensure the provision of supplies upon discharge from home health services.

  • Select and effective pouching system for colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies...
  • Support and teach the patient and caregiver to achieve a comfort level with management of the ostomy and signs and symptoms to be reported to physician
  • Provide introduction to community resources which provide support, information, and advocacy for ostomates
  • Establish a relationship between patient and supplier to ensure provision of ostomy supplies upon discharge from home health services

Our agency offers comprehensive Infusion Services for patients whose prescribed treatments can be safely administered and managed in the home. This offering provides the patient and family an alternative to an inpatient hospital stay and often reduces costs and emotional stress. Commonly prescribed infusions include therapies for infection, pain control, hydration, IVIG, TPN, inotropes and more. For more information, please contact our office.

It's good to be home.®

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