Release Date: September 5, 2017
Expiration Date: May 16, 2021
Designed for speech-language pathologists new to the field of home care, this presentation describes factors that make home care unique. Scarlet Webb-Henderson, an experienced SLP who has spent the last fourteen years focused on home care, provides practical advice for a smooth transition into this exciting area of practice. Topics covered include preparation, meeting patients and families, assessment, treatment planning, functional therapy, documentation, discharge planning, and carryover.
This program is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Related Area)
- Participant will identify necessary elements that must be in place prior to the first session in the home.
- Participant will demonstrate understanding of how the home environment affects assessment of deficits.
- Participant will demonstrate knowledge of a variety of assessment tools that may be used in the home.
- Participant will list factors that may be impediments to therapy in the home environment.
- Participant will identify benefits and challenges unique to home care.
Scarlet Webb-Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP is the Community Liaison at Baptist Health Homecare in Louisville, Kentucky where she facilitates the transition of patients from skilled rehabilitation to home care. For 12 years prior, she treated adult patients with speech-language and swallowing disorders in the home setting where she received the Champion Award in 2012. Ms. Webb-Henderson holds a Master of Science in Communication Disorders Sciences from the University of Louisville, a Master of Music from the University of Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Music from Cumberland College. She is a licensed and American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)-certified speech-language pathologist and holds the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Certification as well.
Financial: Received an honorarium from Western Schools for this work.
Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships disclosed.
- Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
- You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course to earn ASHA CEUs and/or receive a certificate of completion.
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