Our mission is: to be the top home health agency nationally. We will provide exceptional home health services to patients and referral sources. We will always operate with the highest ethical standards and fairness in all of our dealings with patients, referrals sources, employees, and suppliers.
SOUTH BAY Home Health Care, LLC is a locally owned and operated home health agency providing a variety of home health services in SAN JOSE, SAN FRANCISCO, AND BAY AREA.
We provide medical treatment for an illness or injury, with the goal of helping you recover, regain your independence and become as self-sufficient as possible.
SOUTH BAY Home Health Care, LLC can also help you live with a chronic condition, like heart disease, COPD, or diabetes. Additionally, home health care can include some personal care services, like help bathing and dressing, as part of the plan of care ordered by your doctor.
Our experienced and dedicated nursing and rehabilitation teams use a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure the highest quality level of home health care for our patients.
We strive to ensure each patient reaches his or her maximum health potential. All health care services are provided under the direction of the patient’s physician.
The SOUTH BAY Home Health Care, LLC professional staff consists of the following:
A Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional nurse who has completed a course of study at an approved and accredited school of nursing and who has passed the National Council of Licensure Examination. RNs are licensed to practice by individual states. RNs are also trained and licensed medical professionals with a 4-year nursing degree, who assist people in health care under the direction of a physician and can provide all levels of nursing care, including administration of medication.
Licensed Vocational Nurses
A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is a graduate of a school of practical nursing whose qualifications have been examined by a state board of nursing and who has been legally authorized to practice as a licensed practical or vocational nurse (L.P.N. or L.V.N.), under supervision of a physician or registered nurse.
A Physical Therapist (PT) is a person who is licensed in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of physical impairments through the use of special exercise, application of heat or cold, and other physical modalities. The goal is to assist persons who are physically challenged to maximize independence and improve mobility, self-care, and other functional skills necessary for daily living. A physical therapist becomes qualified by studying a 4- to 7-year college curriculum leading to a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree in physical therapy.
An Occupational Therapists (OT) help patients improve their ability to perform tasks in living and working environments. They work with individuals who suffer from a mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling condition. Occupational therapists use treatments to develop, recover or maintain the daily living and work skills of their patients. The therapist helps clients not only to improve their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities but also to compensate for permanent loss of function. The goal is to help clients have independent, productive and satisfying lives.
A Speech Therapist (ST) is a health professional trained to evaluate and treat voice, speech, language, swallowing disorders, and hearing impairment that affects communication.
Licensed Medical Social Workers
A Medical Social Workers (MSW) have a graduate degree in the field and work with patients and their families in need of psychosocial help. Medical social workers assess the psychosocial functioning of patients and families and intervene as necessary. Interventions may include connecting patients and families to necessary resources and supports in the community; providing psychotherapy, supportive counseling, or grief counseling; or helping a patient to expand and strengthen their network of social supports. Medical social workers typically work on an interdisciplinary team with professionals of other disciplines (such as medicine, nursing, physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapy).
Home Health Aides (HHA)
A Home Health Aide (HHA) is a trained and certified health-care worker who provides assistance to a patient in the home with personal care (as hygiene and exercise) and light household duties (as meal preparation) and who monitors the patient’s condition.