Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Home Based Primary Care
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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Description of Service
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Home Based Primary Care program (HBPC) provides primary and tailored health care and skilled nursing services for the home bound, chronically ill, and frail elderly Veteran population within Allegheny County
The HBPC interdisciplinary team provides medical and psychiatric care, nurse case management, clinical social work services, rehabilitation services, dietician and pharmacy services. All interventions are designed to meet the Veterans' individual needs in order to allow them to remain in their homes and manage their chronic disease processes. Veterans who cannot safely live alone must have a caregiver who is willing and available to assist in their care.
HBPC program provides:
Chronic disease management,
Oxygen safety evaluations,
Home safety evaluations,
Occupational therapy evaluations for adaptive equipment,