Alzheimer's & Dementia Home Health Care In Monroe MI Offers Cognitive Testing

24 October, 2017

Friends of The Family Home Health Care and Beth Anne Varney, Care Coordinator and Dementia Specialist are pleased to announce they now offer the RCCT (Reality Comprehension Clock Test), which can be used by physicians to help identify the cognitive level of patients. The RCCT is a standardized assessment that is designed to evaluate reality comprehension skills and assist in establishing the functioning range, functional age, stage of deterioration, potential memory deficits and fall risk of patients.

Beth Anne Varney, Care Coordinator and Dementia Specialist for Friends of the Family Home Health Care states, "We provide the RCCT as a diagnostic tool that can be used by physicians to help in their assessment of patients. To our knowledge, we are the only home health care service in the area that offers RCCT to home health care patients."

Friends of the Family is a provider of home health care services with five offices to serve the greater Toledo Ohio area. Their goal is to provide patients with the highest quality of care possible in the comfort of their own home, helping with everything from post-surgery recovery and rehabilitation to palliative and respite care. Friends of the Family provides in-home health care services to patients throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Some of these services include specialized Parkinson’s care, assistance with medical equipment, and specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia in-home care.

Full in-home nursing services include 24-hour accessibility to a nurse, with skilled nurses (RNs and LPNs) as well as state-tested nursing assistants with the availability of home health aides services. Additional at-home services that can be accessed include physical/occupational therapy, medical social services, speech and language pathology, wound care and bandage changing, laboratory services, medication setup and reminders, and blood pressure checks and sugar monitoring.

The company prides itself in the ability of their team of trained professionals to provide a high level quality care in the homes of their patients. The staff coordinates with physicians and care providers to make sure that treatment and recovery remain uninterrupted. Read about the Friends of the Family Home Health Care in Sylvania OH in the Toledo News.

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