Medication Management

The Program  |  Referrals & Transfers  |  Service Area

Hartford HealthCare at Home staff identifies the most accurate list of all medications that a patient is taking, which includes name, dosage, frequency – by comparing the medical record to an external list of medications from the hospital, doctor or other provider.

Medication Management


The Programs

Rehab

  • Done by all disciplines at each visit (nursing, PT, OT, ST)
  • Drug-to-drug interactions completed when a new medication is added to medication list
  • Education of medications including administration, side effects, usage missed doses etc...
  • Indentify discrepancies and communicate to MD
  • All medications are included - prescribed, over-the-counter-vitamins, minerals and herbals, inhaled, injectables, IV solutions and flushes
  • Assess for cognitive ability
  • Assess for caregiver - willingness, ability, and readiness to learn
  • Front-loading of visits
  • Community resources
  • Evaluate for other referrals needed - PT/OT/MSW/Aid
  • Case management with all disciplines throughout the plan of care

REHAB - Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

  • Assess for cognitive ability
  • Equipment
  • Fine motor evaluation
  • Sensory evaluation - low vision
  • Health literacy
  • Functional mobility
  • Community resources
  • Compensatory strategies
  • Family education

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Referrals & Payment

Referral and Payment Information:>

  • Medicare patients will have 100% coverage if meeting homebound requirements. Some insurers require pre-authorization.
  • In referral, please include all disciplines that may benefit patient (PT, OT and/or RN) and why they should be seen (i.e., gait assessment, medication reconciliation, improved dynamic balance, etc.)

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The Most Comprehensive Provider of In-Home Care in Our Region. Services can be packaged to create a customized plan of care to optimize clinical outcomes, maximize independence and improve quality of life.

We are a not-for-profit community-based home health and hospice organization serving more than100 communities in Connecticut. Founded in 1901, Hartford HealthCare at Home is part of an integrated health care system known as Hartford HealthCare. Hartford HealthCare at Home fulfills its mission by enabling individuals to achieve maximum independence, to participate in their own plan of care, and to live with dignity while receiving quality care in their own homes.

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