Community Health Choices & UPMC Health Plan Provider
Community Health Choices & UPMC Health Plan Provider

Community Health Choices

123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh is an approved Community Health Choices provider for UPMC Health Network, PA Health & Wellness, and AmeriHealth Caritas. To inquire about how to engage 123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh as a CHC provider please call to connect with our services.

 

HOW DO WE WORK WITH CHC TO FULFILL YOUR HOME HEALTH CARE NEEDS?

 

Telecare Services

Telecare is a model of service that employs technology with services to empower people with chronic conditions to remain independent. Telecare integrates social and healthcare services with technology to sustain and promote quality of life and reduce unnecessary institutionalism. By utilizing in-home technology, consumers have more options to assist and support individuals so that they can remain in their own homes. Telecare compliments home and community based services by facilitating timely and equitable resource allocation based on participant needs and improvement to quality of life. Services include:

  1. Equipment Installation and Removal;
  2. Activity and Sensor Monitoring Ongoing;
  3. Equipment Installation and Removal with Training;
  4. Specialized Supplies Durable Medical Equipment for Remote Monitoring;
  5. Health Status Measuring and Monitoring Remote;
  6. Specialized Supplies for Remote Monitoring;
  7. Medication Dispensing and Monitoring;

 

Private Duty & Skilled Nursing Services

123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh is approved by OLTL to provide Nursing services including Private Duty Nursing within the scope of practice. Specialized support services are services provided by health care and other professionals that enable individuals and families to increase or maintain their ability to perform activities of daily living. Examples of such services are nursing services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, visual and mobility therapy, and behavioral therapy. Assistive technology that can be used to increase, maintain or improve functioning can also be funded including training and software. An evaluation and recommendation with a letter of medical necessity must be completed for eligibility. Office of Developmental Program specialized therapies may only be funded with documentation of denial from Medical Assistance State Plan, Medicare and/or private insurance.

 

Behavioral Therapy & Non-Medical Counseling

Behavioral therapy is an umbrella term for types of therapy that treat mental health disorders. This form of therapy seeks to identify and help change potentially self-destructive or unhealthy behaviors. It functions on the idea that all behaviors are learned and that unhealthy behaviors can be changed. The focus of treatment is often on current problems and how to change them.

 

Personal Assistance Services

123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh is OLTL provider for Personal Assistance Services which are aimed at assisting the individual to complete tasks of daily living that would be performed independently if they had no disability. These services include: Non-medical personal care (eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene), general household activities/chores (light housekeeping tasks, preparing meals, grocery shopping, laundry), cueing to prompt the participant to perform a task, and assisting a functionally impaired individual who cannot be safely left alone; Health maintenance activities provided for the participant, such as bowel and bladder routines, ostomy care, catheter, wound care and range of motion as indicated in the individual’s service plan; Routine wellness services to enable  adequate nutrition, exercise, keeping of medical appointments and all other health regimens related to healthy living activities;  Overnight Personal Assistance Services provide intermittent or ongoing, awake, overnight assistance to a participant in their home for up to eight hours. Overnight Personal Assistance services require awake-staff; and Chore services needed to maintain the home in a clean, sanitary and safe environment, such as washing floors, windows and walls, and tacking down loose rugs and tiles.

 

Personal Assistance Services (Community Supported Living Arrangement)

123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh is a OLTL provider for Personal Assistance Services which are aimed at assisting the individual to complete tasks of daily living that would be performed independently if they had no disability. These services include: Non-medical personal care (eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene), general household activities/chores (light housekeeping tasks, preparing meals, grocery shopping, laundry), cueing to prompt the participant to perform a task, and assisting a functionally impaired individual who cannot be safely left alone; Health maintenance activities provided for the participant, such as bowel and bladder routines, ostomy care, catheter, wound care and range of motion as indicated in the individual’s service plan; Routine wellness services to enable  adequate nutrition, exercise, keeping of medical appointments and all other health regimens related to healthy living activities;  Overnight Personal Assistance Services provide intermittent or ongoing, a wake, overnight assistance to a participant in their home for up to eight hours. Overnight Personal Assistance services require awake-staff; and Chore services needed to maintain the home in  a clean, sanitary and safe environment, such as washing floors, windows and walls, and tacking down loose rugs and tiles.

 

Community Participation Support

Community Participation Support provides opportunities and support for community inclusion and building interest in and developing skills and potential for competitive integrated employment. Services should result in active, valued participation in a broad range of integrated activities that build on the participant's interests, preferences, gifts, and strengths while reflecting his or her desired outcomes related to employment, community involvement and membership. Community Participation Support is intended to flexibly wrap around or otherwise support community life secondary to employment as a primary goal. This service involves participation in integrated community settings, in activities that involve persons without disabilities who are not paid or unpaid caregivers. This service is expected to result in the participant developing and sustaining a range of valued social roles and relationships; building natural supports; increasing independence; increasing potential for employment; and experiencing meaningful community participation and inclusion. Activities include (but are not limited to) the following supports for:

  • Developing skills and competencies necessary to pursue competitive integrated employment;
  • Participating in community activities, organizations, groups, associations or clubs to develop social networks;
  • Identifying and participating in activities that provide purpose and responsibility;
  • Participating in community opportunities related to the development of hobbies or leisure/cultural interests or to promote personal health and wellness (e.g. yoga class, hiking group, walking group, etc.);
  • Participating in community adult learning opportunities;
  • Participating in volunteer opportunities;
  • Developing and/or maintaining social networks and reciprocal relationships with members of the broader community (e.g. neighbors, coworkers, and other community members who do not have disabilities and who are not paid or unpaid caregivers) through natural opportunities and invitations that may occur;

 

Respite Care - Home Based

123 Pediatric Home Health Care in Pittsburgh is a OLTL provider for Respite services which are provided to support individuals on a short-term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those persons normally providing care. Respite Services are provided to individuals in their own home, or the home of relative, friend, or other family, and are provided in quarter hour units. Respite services may be provided by a relative or family member as long as the relative or family member is not a legal guardian, power of attorney, or reside in the home.

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