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Our Optimal Home Health Services

Being a leading Home health agency in Kern County, we are passionate about providing professional and best quality home health services to our patients. By offering specialized home health care accompanied with constant monitoring, we help our patients improve their quality of life and allow them to function better.

Skilled Nursing

Our Home Health Nurses are skilled to take care of our patients’ medical needs like wound care, medication management, IV administration, ostomy care, enteral feedings, disease management, home safety evaluations etc.

Physical Therapy

Our Home Health Physical Therapists are specialized to assist our patients’ to improve their quality of life after a surgery or stroke, improve balance and gait issues, prevent falls, improve mobility through exercises etc.

Occupational Therapy

Our Home Health Occupational Therapists are available to help improve, regain, and develop our patients’ ability to perform everyday activities of living, to perform work capacity evaluations for patients who plan to return to work etc.

Speech Therapy

Our Home Health Speech Therapists are certified and trained to develop and implement treatment programs to address dysarthria or apraxia of speech, and also treat feeding and swallowing difficulties due to dysphagia etc.

Home Health Aides

Our Home Health Aides are equipped to offer support and assistance that promotes quality, continuity and safety of our patients’ day to day activities and personal care like bathing, dressing, oral hygiene etc.

Medical Social Services

Our Medical Social Workers help patients restore balance in their personal, family and social life, help them connect with community resources and counsel to find ways to financially manage with an illness and support the family etc.

About Optimal Home Health

Optimal Health Services is a community-based and a leading Home health agency in Kern County. Since our inception in 1993, we have been providing professional, dedicated and compassionate home health care to chronically ill patients and elders. Today Optimal is one of the largest providers of home health services in Kern County. We sympathize with and understand the challenges of mature adults and our goal is to ensure that our patients receive the help they need at home to maintain a safe, independent, and enjoyable lifestyle. Due to this reason, we have emerged as a reliable and trustworthy Home health care agency.

We at Optimal take pride in our history, quality care and investment in the local community. Our team of well qualified, experienced and compassionate caregivers including Skilled Nurses, medical social workers, and certified home health aides are focused on helping patients recover / manage their medical conditions and ensure the utmost safety of our patients. We also have a team of specialized and trained speech therapists who provide effective Speech Therapy and help in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, dysarthria, apraxia and speech disorders among other things. We provide the best-in-class Physical therapy and Occupational therapy services that are well known for helping patients rehabilitate and return to their normal lifestyle, routine and level of activities thereby making a difference when it matters most.

Our qualified team of Registered Nurses and therapists significantly help manage a patient’s condition and symptoms within the familiar and comfortable environment of their own home and simultaneously maintain their ability to do the things they want. Our patient Plan of Care programs are oriented towards:

  • Preventing unwanted hospital visits
  • Improving their quality of life
  • Offering self-management techniques
  • Providing education on the condition and medication management
  • Coordinating between healthcare providers and community services

Whether you have a senior undergoing challenges due to the aging process or a loved one who is critically ill and requires compassionate and skilled home health care, we are your preferred home health agency in Kern County.

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We Specialize In

It is common to experience discomfort, pain, and lack of mobility post-surgery. We provide one of best Orthopedic care in Bakersfield and our team of dedicated and well-trained Physical Therapists help our patients restore their strength, mobility and flexibility post a surgery to help them return to their pre- operative daily routine and activities.

We also specialize in wound care in Bakersfield. Our skilled Nursing team works alongside our therapists to help patients reduce the risk of developing complications and avoid wound infection post-surgery. Our Wound Care Specialist Nurses also focus on treating other wounds like pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers, and stasis ulcers.

When recovering from a cardiac procedure or living with conditions likes congestive heart failure or high blood pressure, additional care is required to get back to day to day activities. Our skilled nursing team provides specialized cardiac care in Bakersfield aimed at helping patients regain independence and live their life to their fullest potential.

Cardiac Care

Our expert team help patients recover to the fullest extent possible post a cardiac procedure or with conditions like congestive heart failure or high blood pressure. They provide the specialized cardiac care that our patients need to regain their independence.

Orthopedic Care

Our certified team provides patients with expert rehabilitation services to ease the transition back to a healthier and more independent life post-surgery. Their care is flexible, and is adjusted according to our patient’s individual needs in coordination with their physician’s treatment plan.

Wound Care

Our skilled team prioritizes the comfort and healing of our patients. Our wound care specialists aim to help patients avoid infections, repeated hospitalizations and increase their independence and help them return to their prior lifestyles as soon as possible.

Other Care Offered

Home Safety Evaluation
Medication Education and Management
Surgical after care
Palliative care
Diabetic care
Rehabilitative care
Therapeutic care
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pain management
Nutrition/Enteral Feedings
Colostomy Care
Ostomy Care
Infusions/IVs
PICC/Central Lines Care
Urinary Retention/Foley Care
Nephrostomy Care
Infectious Disease Management

We Currently Service the Following Areas

Our home health services are readily available in the following areas.

Arvin93203
Bakersfield93301
Bakersfield93304
Bakersfield93305
Bakersfield93306
Bakersfield93307
Bakersfield93308
Bakersfield93309
Bakersfield93312
Bakersfield93313
Bakersfield93314
Bodfish93205
Buttonwillow93206
Caliente93519
Delano93215
Fellows93224
Frazier Park93225
Keene93531
Kernville93238
Lake Isabella93240
Lamont93241
Lebec93243
Lost Hills93249
McFarland93250
McKittrick93251
Maricopa93252
Onyx93225
Pine Mountain Club93222
Shafter93263
Taft93268
Tupman93276
Wasco93280
Weldon93283
Wofford Heights93285
NOW ALSO SERVICING PORTERVILLE AND FRESNO AREA

Why Choose us

Optimal Home Health is a Medicare-certified agency and has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC). Optimal is licensed to provide skilled professional services under the direction of your physician, in all of Kern County. Whether you have a senior who desires to regain or maintain his/her independence or a critically ill patient who needs specialized and compassionate home health care, we provide the appropriate level of supportive care and extremely professional home health services.

FAQ's

What is Home Health Care?
Home Health Care refers to medical services that are provided to a patient within the comfort of his or her home, under the supervision of the prescribing physician. Home Health is a cost-effective alternative to hospitalization or any other institutional care. This kind of care is based on the individuals’ needs as ordered and directed by his or her physician. Our team of licensed professionals including registered nurses, therapists, social workers, and certified home health aides formulate a plan of care suited to the patient’s specific needs and provide care under the supervision of the patient’s physician. If you are looking for home health care for your loved ones, it is best to look for a trusted home health agency that provides a range of home health care services to patients.
What are the benefits of Home Health Care?
One of the primary benefits of Home Health Care is that care is provided to the patient within the comfort and familiar surroundings of his/her home with support from family and friends.
By delivering care directly at a patient’s home, expensive hospital bills are avoided.
In the case of elder care, Home Health services can also be provided at an adult foster home, assisted living or long term nursing home.
The added benefits for seniors include:
• Support , guidance and education to help manage their condition
• Speedy recovery from illness or injury
• Regaining independence over time at home
• Becoming as self-sufficient as possible
• Maintaining current condition or level of functions
• Slowing the decline of serious conditions
What does Homebound mean?
Homebound means that a patient’s condition prevents him or her from leaving home or leaving home requires a taxing effort and the assistance of another person/s or medical equipment such as a walker, wheelchair, crutches or a cane.
Who qualifies for Home Health?
In order to qualify for Home Health, the patient:
• Should be Homebound and this must be certified by the physician recommending home health
• Must be under the care of a doctor who orders home health services
• Should require intermittent skilled nursing, physical or occupational therapy
Is Home Health Care covered by Medicare?
Home Health Care is covered by Medicare; a patient must meet the following requirements:
• Be considered "Homebound" according to the Medicare definition
• Require part-time or intermittent skilled care to improve, maintain, prevent, or further slow the progression of an existing condition
• Be under the care of a medical doctor who prescribes home health care (a patient must have documentation of an in-person visit with said doctor (Face to Face Encounter) either three months before starting home health care or within one month of when home health care begins)
Medicare covers skilled nursing care and rehabilitative services, which may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Depending on a patient’s needs, additional services like medical social services, durable medical equipment, medical supplies, and other in-home services may also be covered.

Get Started With Optimal Home Health

Bakersfield Office

1227 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301 

Phone

661 410 4000

Fax

661 387 7147

Email

queries@optimalhomehealth.com

Bakersfield Office

1227 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301 

Phone

661 410 4000

Fax

661 387 7147

Email

queries@optimalhomehealth.com