Skilled Nursing

  • Return from hospital/rehab
  • Medication change
  • Lab draws
  • IV management
  • Wound care

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

  • Return from hospital/rehab
  • Recent fall
  • Change in mobility
  • Medication change
  • New assistive device use
  • Medication management
  • ADL support
  • Cognitive training and support

Speech Therapy

  • Difficulty chewing
  • Difficulty finishing meals
  • Coughing with food or beverages
  • Change in mental status
  • Diagnosis of dementia
  • ADL support
  • Cognitive training and support

Social Work

  • Death of family member
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Difficult family situation
  • Emotional support
  • Change in medication
  • Change in living situation

If a Patient Could Benefit From Home Health Care:

  1. Discuss the advantages of home health services with the patient, their family and their physician. Get a signed order from the physician confirming homebound status and agreeing to oversee the personalized care plan.
  2. Send the completed referral, signed physician order, file of life or facesheet and insurance cards to CorsoCare intake.
  3. Check in regularly with the patient, their family and the skilled care provider to ensure the patient is getting the best possible care.

Intake Fax Checklist

  • Signed physician order
  • Completed referral form
  • Clear copy of insurance cards
  • Facesheet / File of life