DevonHouse Senior Living Clinical and Rehabilitation Services
DevonHouse Senior Living excels in its clinical and rehabilitation services. The clinical service is staffed by licensed professional nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our clinical staff manage and/or monitor a variety of disease entities that include congestive heart failure, diabetes, anticoagulant therapy, and Parkinson’s. DevonHouse is the only senior living community in Allentown with a licensed nurse on site 24/7.
Our professional nurses provide stable and effective care by interpreting signs and symptoms that are either acute or part of the chronic status. DevonHouse Senior Living also provides professional on-site rehabilitation service. Services include physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapies that are either restorative or maintain the highest degree of personal independence.
DevonHouse is the only senior living facility in the Lehigh Valley with licensed nurses on site 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
DevonHouse Clinical Protocols for Common Conditions
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- Parkinson’s Disease Management
Partnership with the family physician, neurologist, and speech therapist to increase the capabilities of residents presenting signs and symptoms of this progressive but manageable disease.
- Congestive Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Monitoring
Licensed professional nurses monitor changes in lung sounds, blood pressure, weight, diet, circulation and medications.
- Anticoagulant Monitoring
Understanding of the drug interactions, side effects of anticoagulant therapy, and the importance of frequent lab tests and medication dose changes.
- Diabetes Management Program
Awareness and treatment of different types and levels of diabetes. These include diet planning and adjustments to diet, sliding scale insulin dosing and blood glucose testing, and more.
- Special Diets
A significant program of special clinical diets is available to current and new residents. (This is in addition to the varied and nutritionally balanced menus presented to DevonHouse residents each day.)
Plus, our Get Well Sooner℠ short term rehabilitation program gives seniors the clinical and therapeutic support they need after a hospital stay, in a safe and social environment.
For more information about how DevonHouse can serve your clients and patients, please contact Mike Cahill, Executive Director, at 610-967-1100.