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Course # 3824
Speech-Language Pathology in a Home Care Setting

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Course Abstract

This article will provide SLPs with a glimpse of the home health care setting. A review of the population typically seen in this setting, the SLP's role in providing services, the type of services provided, and a discussion of advantages and disadvantages are shared.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, readers will be able to describe the population typically seen in the home health care setting.
  • As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, readers will be able to list 3 roles the SLP plays in the home health care setting.
  • As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, readers will be able to describe 3 strategies that can be used to increase carryover for patients in the home health care setting.

Average Rating

(553 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 553 reviews

Review by: Member on February 11, 2013
It directly applied to my new setting!
Review by: Member on January 25, 2013
Pros/cons of profession, caseload makeup/diagnoses, OASIS & POC info
Review by: Member on January 15, 2013
It was a great refresher since I haven't done home health with adults in a number of years.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2012
Presented a good intro. to home health speech path services that are required in addition to treatment.
Review by: Member on December 30, 2012
Well organized, up-to-date information. Clearly presented.
Review by: Member on December 30, 2012
application to my current work
Review by: Member on December 30, 2012
Organized, detailed, relevant information
Review by: Member on December 30, 2012
Great overview or the home health system and how SLP's are involved.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2012
good info
Review by: Member on December 29, 2012
The information was straight to the point and accurate.
Review by: Member on December 27, 2012
to the point
Review by: Member on December 26, 2012
It was organized well and explained Home Health well.
Review by: Member on December 20, 2012
good overall information. easy to understand
Review by: Member on December 19, 2012
Good overview of service delivery in home health
Review by: Member on December 17, 2012
interesting
Review by: Member on December 16, 2012
Good details provided, clear explanation, and material was very organized.
Review by: Member on December 11, 2012
Practical, usable information for someone wanting to expand their practice as an SLP
Review by: Member on December 11, 2012
Easy to read and absorb. The Exam was a little too easy so didn't need to read too carefully.
Review by: Member on December 9, 2012
Practical info
Review by: Member on December 4, 2012
Easy to understand
Review by: Member on December 1, 2012
I felt it was a good overview of what the home health SLP is required to do.
Review by: Member on November 29, 2012
Good to get some basic truths and info about home health!
Review by: Member on November 25, 2012
The information was new to me. It was interesting and informative.
Review by: Member on November 25, 2012
Clear, concise information about the basics of home health care by the SLP
Review by: Member on November 15, 2012
Excellent!
Review by: Member on November 12, 2012
clear & concise
Review by: Member on November 7, 2012
Very nice overview and I'm able to apply things right away in my work.
Review by: Member on November 6, 2012
Great information, very helpful!
Review by: Member on November 3, 2012
well organized.
Review by: Member on October 30, 2012
up to date with funding and documentation sources/requirements
Review by: Member on October 23, 2012
great info for beginning HH therapists
Review by: Member on October 23, 2012
Very easy to understand
Review by: Member on October 21, 2012
good information if I want to work in home health care
Review by: Member on October 6, 2012
Good info for professionals that are new to this setting
Review by: Member on October 4, 2012
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Review by: Member on October 2, 2012
Great information for SLP's considering Home Health care.
Review by: Member on September 20, 2012
Very informative,
Review by: Member on September 18, 2012
This course gave a good overview of the subject. The material was well organized and easy to follow.
Review by: Member on September 17, 2012
good overview of home health setting for SLP
Review by: Member on September 14, 2012
very informative
Review by: Member on September 10, 2012
Organized well and got information across effectively.
Review by: Member on August 25, 2012
goals suggested
Review by: Member on July 31, 2012
Clearly written
Review by: Member on July 31, 2012
content
Review by: Member on July 31, 2012
ease of read
Review by: Member on July 31, 2012
Very informative.
Review by: Member on July 30, 2012
Very well written and useful information, concise
Review by: Member on July 27, 2012
good overview of tasks and payor sources.
Review by: Member on July 25, 2012
Very informative
Review by: Member on July 23, 2012
detail
Review by: Member on July 23, 2012
Good general information regarding topic.
Review by: Member on July 18, 2012
Very clear and concise information. Resources were plentiful and I not only learned basic new information, but also know where to go for further in depth learning
Review by: Member on July 18, 2012
very interesting information - well presented
Review by: Member on July 16, 2012
Solid information for someone considering transitioning to home health care.
Review by: Member on July 12, 2012
Excellent overview of Homecare.
Review by: Member on July 11, 2012
good information
Review by: Member on July 10, 2012
Excellent overview of the home care setting.
Review by: Member on July 7, 2012
Good description of home health setting
Review by: Member on July 4, 2012
This course explained the basics very well for home health services which gave me the information I need to determine the steps involved should I choose to obtain employment within this setting.
Review by: Member on June 26, 2012
Any SLP who needs an introduction to the home health setting will benefit from this course. For SLP's who haven't been in the home health setting but who would like to go back, this course is an excellent tool of review.
Review by: Member on June 22, 2012
Good overview of home health and the various roles and responsibilities.
Review by: Member on June 21, 2012
Easy to follow and provided basic characteristics of the home health setting
Review by: Member on June 18, 2012
This course was well organized and easy to understand/remember content areas. Information was relevant to the title of the presentation and I obtained valuable information.
Review by: Member on June 15, 2012
Very accurate information that is written very well and gives me better insight on home care..
Review by: Member on June 12, 2012
For someone who is not invovled in home care this was a nice overview of the roles of the slp as well as the challenges. I also liked learning about the demographics of who uses the services.
Review by: Member on June 9, 2012
Relevancy and examples!
Review by: Member on May 30, 2012
comprehensive
Review by: Member on May 24, 2012
Valuable information.
Review by: Member on May 11, 2012
It gave me a good idea of what skills I would need to be a home care SLP.
Review by: Member on May 9, 2012
Nice overall glance into the world of Home Health, including its pros and cons.
Review by: Member on May 9, 2012
Great explanations of reimbursements.
Review by: Member on May 2, 2012
Clarity & brevity
Review by: Member on April 24, 2012
Important information if you have never done home health, but may be interested in starting.
Review by: Member on April 21, 2012
Well organized basic information.
Review by: Member on April 13, 2012
Great general information about home health
Review by: Member on April 5, 2012
Well organized
Review by: Member on April 4, 2012
Easy to follow and very informative.
Review by: Member on April 4, 2012
Very useful information for the home-care setting.
Review by: Member on April 4, 2012
Relavant
Review by: Member on April 1, 2012
very easy read
Review by: Member on March 25, 2012
concise, informative and easy to follow
Review by: Member on March 4, 2012
Very clear information and easy to understand.
Review by: Member on March 1, 2012
Easy to understand; good overview
Review by: Member on February 28, 2012
good information
Review by: Member on February 22, 2012
An easy read and clear wonderful review....brought back memories of my wonderful experiences with my contractual work with Home Health as part of my private practice in previous years. Not working in Home Health at the present time in my career.
Review by: Member on February 20, 2012
content was more basic than I had hoped.
Review by: Member on February 19, 2012
Good intormation; easy to follow
Review by: Member on February 19, 2012
Easy to read and understand
Review by: Member on February 19, 2012
Thorough introduction for someone wishing to move into the home care service delivery model.
Review by: Member on February 14, 2012
It was a great refresher course. Highlighted key elements of the home health system.
Review by: Member on February 12, 2012
Great overview of what it is involved with becoming a home health SLP.
Review by: Member on February 4, 2012
Information about billing for homecare services.
Review by: Member on January 25, 2012
well organized, good information. Related directly to my field of expertise
Review by: Member on January 24, 2012
Through and easy to understand.
Review by: Member on January 5, 2012
good info provided well
Review by: Member on January 2, 2012
I often d/c pts to home care services, but had not known particulars discussed here.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2011
good information if deciding to switch from working in ltc vs. home health
Review by: Member on December 30, 2011
Well organized, clear and concise.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2011
Concise and well organized
Review by: Member on December 29, 2011
Excellent course for anyone new to home health or considering/interviewing for a home health job!

Course Information

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Course Presenters

jennifer loehr

Jennifer Loehr, M.A., CCC-SLP

Jenny Loehr is a speech-language pathologist employed by Gentiva Health Services. Her focus of practice in the past fifteen years has been adult/geriatric neurology with an emphasis on dementia programming. She currently oversees and implements the rehabilitation program at Arden Courts of Austin, an Alzheimer's assisted living facility. Ms. Loehr has presented numerous times at the annual convention of the American Speech and Hearing Association.


megan malone

Megan Malone, M.A., CCC-SLP

Megan Malone is a speech-language pathologist working for Gentiva Health Services. She previously worked for 9 years as a senior research associate and lead trainer at Myers Research Institute, in Cleveland, OH where she oversaw federally/privately funded grants focused on implementing interventions with older adults with dementia. She has spoken numerous times at the annual conventions of the American Speech and Hearing Association, Gerontological Society of America, American Society on Aging, and the Alzheimer's Association, along with several state speech and hearing conventions. She has published articles in the Journal of Communication Disorders, Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, The Gerontologist, and Dementia.

Jenny Loehr is a speech-language pathologist employed by Gentiva Health Services. Her focus of practice in the past fifteen years has been adult/geriatric neurology with an emphasis on dementia programming. She currently oversees and implements the rehabilitation program at Arden Courts of Austin, an Alzheimer's assisted living facility. Ms. Loehr has presented numerous times at the annual convention of the American Speech and Hearing Association.


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