Specialty Care Programs
We offer several evidence-based clinical programs that focus on the comprehensive treatment and management of chronic conditions.
Select any program heading below to view more information on that program.
Anodyne (Infrared Light) Therapy is a non-invasive way to increase circulation and reduce pain. State of the art equipment is used in the area affected in order to increase blood flow and reduce pain, stiffness, and muscle spasms caused by underlying health conditions. Anodyne is safe and effective for many conditions.
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Congestive Health Failure is one of the most common reasons for hospital admission and each patient’s disease progression varies. Pinnacle Senior Care’s program is designed to prevent recurrent repeated hospital visits through the use of physical therapy and nursing interventions that are based on your individual treatment goals We focus on diet, disease, and medication management.
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Did you know that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has rated Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to be the third leading cause of death amongst Americans? Here at Pinnacle Senior Care we realize the difficulties associated with living with COPD. Our skilled clinicians provide care, therapies and education that will assist in your ability to manage your COPD and decrease the amount of emergency room visits. Most importantly, we help you to enjoy a better quality of life. We will work closely with your physician to develop a plan of care that meets your individual treatment goals and includes disease management, medication education and compliance, environmental assessment for safety issues, and nutritional / lifestyle modifications.
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Did you know that according to the World Health Organization a new case of Dementia is diagnosed every 4 seconds? Our dementia program focuses on the clinical symptoms of this debilitating disease that are often severe enough to interfere with daily functioning and quality of life.
We offer a compassionate medical approach that promotes safety and functional ability by implementing both nursing and therapy interventions. A physical therapist will focus on fall prevention, while speech and occupational therapists will focus on improving communication and cognition.
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Using the cornerstones of diabetes management (meal planning, exercise, medication, and blood glucose monitoring), our skilled clinicians will work to establish a plan of care that teaches new skills and educates family and caregivers on the ever-changing treatment of this disease. Pinnacle utilizes the skills of its registered nurses and dietitians to develop and assist patients with realistic meal planning. Infrared light therapy is also utilized and geared toward improving functional mobility and reducing fall risk.
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Falls are one of the greatest risks to people age 60+. In fact, according to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, one in three adults age 65 and older falls each year.
Our Optimal Balance} program provides balance training to help reduce the need for emergency care due to falls. Our outcomes are proven: Patients who take part in the e program are consistently able to reduce their fall risk as measured by standardized testing.
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Tens of millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. Pinnacle can help to ease and prevent pain starting with a comprehensive assessment. Safe and effective pain management includes physical therapy, medication management, medical social services for counseling, and a home health aide to assist with activities of daily living due to decreased functional ability. Our care professionals will work with you to develop pain goals.
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The Bridge program provides services for patients before they transition to Hospice care. Our nurses and therapists are trained to work with patients who live with complex and/or life-limiting illnesses. Our philosophy is to optimize quality of life through safety interventions and education.
One in three people over the age of 65 will suffer a fall which is the leading cause of death and hospitalization for seniors. This program’s focus is improved balance through interventions from physical therapy as well as improved over all safety through nursing interventions. These include medication management and review drug reconciliation, prevention of dehydration which leads to low blood pressure orthostatic hypotension, and pain assessment and interventions. In addition, all patients on the program will receive a detailed home inspection for safety which includes simple preventative advice and recommendations for home medical equipment.
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If you have a non-healing wound or are recovering from surgery our nurses can help to prevent complications and preserve function. A certified wound care nurse oversees the care of all patients in the wound care program. All wounds are photographed weekly and photos are sent to the primary care physician for review. Weekly conferences are held with an interdisciplinary team to ensure that the best possible healing interventions are taking place.