SummitWest Care’s Services

SummitWest Care’s highly trained, compassionate team delivers a full-spectrum of healthcare needs, offering both medical nursing services and non-medical homecare services to the Grand Valley and beyond.  Our team is experienced with patients of all ages, whether you need chronic illness management, pediatric homecare, or house keeping and general assistance, we promise all our clients the best possible care and support.

See below for a complete list of homecare services and learn more about how SummitWest Care can help you and your loved ones heal at home and live the most comfortable, independent life possible.

Newborn and Pediatric HomeCare

SummitWest Care is the only provider of Newborn and Pediatric homecare on the Western Slope of Colorado. Our nurses are trained to work with the needs of the family and specialize in pediatric care services. If your child is experiencing breathing problems, born prematurely, as congenital conditions, jaundice or neurological disorders there is help available for your family.

Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring

Our Telehealth Program increases access to care with more personal attention between in-person visits. Our state-of-the-art Bluetooth technologies sends real-time data and messages back and forth between clinician and patient. Our easy-to-use technology has audio and visual conferencing capabilities, vital tracking, disease-specific education, symptom survey’s and daily reminders.

Medical Homecare Services

As a non-profit, home healthcare agency, we are patient focused and develop programs that meet the needs of our patients. Professional, experienced, in-home nurses are available for adult and senior care, newborn and pediatric care as well as physical and occupational therapy for recovery and pain management. In addition, SummitWest Care offers a low vision program for those who need additional training and adaptive devices as well as a swallowing program for patients with swallowing disorders.

Non-Medical Care and Support

Our program will train and educate family members and friends to care for their loved ones. If you have Medicaid you may qualify for this program. The program is designed to provide care, training & resources at home for elderly, disabled or children with disabilities. We can train and educate family members or friends to care for the client while they work as an employee of SummitWest Care. If no family member or friend is available, we will train a caregiver for the patient and their specific needs.

Specialized Physical/Occupational Therapy

Our team will collaborate with patients to design a personal treatment plan to ensure optimal outcomes. This offers cost effective treatment that will improve mobility, relieve pain, reduce the need for surgery and/or medications and allows patients to participate in their recovery at home.

Benefits of Physical/Occupational Therapy:

  • Improve mobility and motion
  • Avoids surgery and prescription drugs
  • Manage age-related issues
  • Recovery from a stroke
  • Pain relief
  • Improve balance and prevent falls
  • Chronic disease management
  • Safety in the home
  • Improves daily living activities

Personal Safety Alerts Available

Landline and Wireless units available!

When life events present health challenges, we are here to assist you and your family so that you can maintain independence in your own home and feel safe. Whether you’re recovering from a hospital stay or receiving other medical treatment, our expert clinicians are ready to respond to your health care needs.

We believe that remaining at home is an important part of health recovery. For that reason, we also offer Mobile-Mate (information below), a personal electronic monitoring system that provides immediate emergency notification 24 hours a day.

Easy to use Personal Safety Devices Available!

  1. When you need help, press your personal activator.
  2. The two-way voice console unit dials the Response Center
  3. Center professionals will speak with you over the console to get you the help you need.

Speech Therapy

Our Speech Therapy team specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adults with aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia and cognitive impairments and dysphagia.

Benefits of Speech Therapy:

  • Improve your ability to speak
  • Improve your ability to swallow food
  • Improve quality of life

Life Care Planning

SummitWest Care helps provide solutions to crisis situations. Unplanned events in life are difficult to deal with. We can help. Our Social Workers are trained to be the pivotal link between independent in-home care and our clients. Our Social Workers can mediate and offer solutions to crisis situations, as well as teach independent behavioral skills. Our Life Care Planning program empowers the elderly generation to make decisions for themselves. We evaluate individual needs, provide options to develop a life care and crisis prevention plan and provide and teach advocacy services.

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