Posts tagged Health
"Five Wishes" Workshop

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health and Hospice will be hosting a free “Five Wishes” workshop. PCHHH is hosting this workshop because we understand planning for the future involves more than pension benefits or life and health insurance. We realize many of you are facing important decisions about medical care, especially with aging or ill family members, and that is why we wanted to make “Five Wishes” available to you.

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You Have the Right to Choose Your Home Health Care or Hospice Service Provider

Often times because we live in such small towns we find ourselves seeking medical treatment, surgery, or other health care needs in larger hospitals in large towns and cities.  It is important for you to be aware that  upon discharge if you are  told that you need home health or hospice care there is a federal law that guarantees you the  right to choose the home care or hospice provider that you may prefer to  provide care for you in your home.

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Pointe Coupee Homebound Health Speech Therapy Program Available to Treat Dysphagia

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health Services can provide VitalStim Plus therapy for patients with dysphagia or difficulty swallowing. VitalStim Plus provides neuromuscular electrical stimulation which helps recruit and re-educate muscles in the process of swallowing. Under the guidance of Pointe Coupee Homebound’s VitalStim certified speech therapist, Erin Cain, MA, CCC-SLP, patients partner in an interactive therapy that aids muscle strengthening to rehabilitate swallowing. Preset or customized programs allow the speech therapist to truly customize treatments while biofeedback and visuals create a patient focused experience that encourages engagement and achievement of goals.

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