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Services

Palmetto Health HomeCare offers the following services:Nurse assisting man in his home

  • Skilled Nursing Services – Nurses provide general, medical and post-surgical care in addition to a variety of specialty programs.
  • Home Health Aide Services – Certified aides provide personal care services.
  • Dietary Consultation – A registered dietitian provides nutritional counseling.
  • Social Work Services – Medical social workers assess the emotional and social needs of the patient and family, assist with coping skills, and identify the appropriate community services and resources.
  • Chaplaincy Services – Chaplains are available upon request to meet spiritual care needs.
  • Physical Therapy  – Physical therapists focus on transfer training, strengthening the overall body and improving walking while teaching the caregiver how to assist the patient in their rehabilitation program.
  • Occupational Therapy – Occupational therapists specialize in the retraining of arms and hands to increase independence in activities of daily living.
  • Speech Therapy – Speech therapists maximize the patient's ability to communicate in addition to working with patients with swallowing disorders.

Arrangements can be made for supplies, durable medical equipment and pharmaceuticals when necessary.

Please call our HomeCare Coordinator for more information at (803) 296-3100 or toll-free at 1- 800-238-1884, or ask a hospital discharge planner, medical social worker, or a physician's office staff person to assist you.