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Home Pulmonary Dysfunction Therapy

Home Pulmonary Dsyfunction Therapy

Memorial Hermann Home Care takes the lead in the management of patients with lung disease. Comprehensive evidence-based interventions are provided by our interdisciplinary eam of specialists. Our goal is to minimize the risk and occurrence of pulmonary exacerbations and subsequent re-hospitalization by reducing risk factors through comprehensive assessment, education and multidisciplinary interactions.

The Home Care Pulmonary Dysfunction program seeks to serve patients afflicted with a multitude of pulmonary disorders including but not limited to:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Pre- and post- thoracic and abdominal surgery

We have a dedicated interdisciplinary team that may include:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social Work
  • Home Health aide
  • Behavioral health nursing

The Home Care Pulmonary Dysfunction Therapy program will maximize patient outcomes by providing:

  • Comprehensive evaluation and management of symptoms, medication management and functional mobility
  • Progressive therapy interventions focused on strength, endurance, mobility, and speech, swallowing and cognitive retraining tailored to the patient’s needs
  • Education and support services to ensure patients and families have the resources and knowledge needed for successful integration back into their community
  • Specialty services to support the needs of patients for successful management of the patient’s symptoms

Special Services

Virtual Care Check

  • A remote virtual health program monitored by a licensed nurse to assist patient with vital signs and symptom management, using the most current real-time communication technology

Home Medical Equipment

  • A comprehensive selection of equipment and supplies for oxygen supplementation including portable and stationary oxygen concentrators, convenient home-fill systems and nebulizers to aid with effective breathing
  • A variety of equipment to optimize sleep therapy such as the CPAP and BiPAP and also PAP supplies
  • Medical nutrition and feeding equipment such as the enteral feeding pump for consistent nutrition and hydration

To make referrals or to schedule appointments: (713) 338-7300 or fax (713) 338-7371