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Home Care Services

University Hospitals Provides Comprehensive At-Home Services for Cancer Care

Supportive Oncology Services at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is committed to providing complete at-home cancer care during each stage of diagnosis and treatment.

After a cancer diagnosis, specialized care and treatment often continue at home. In these situations, UH Seidman Cancer Center patients have access to a comprehensive menu of services, coordinated through University Hospitals Home Care Services.

UH Home Care Services provides the assistance our medical experts have recommended, while staying within the framework of insurance and financial guidelines. Our home care experts assist patients and their families with paperwork, reimbursement, insurance requirements and other administrative details with the goal to maximize access to needed services.

At-Home Cancer Care is Vital to Recovery

Receiving professional medical care at home is vital to recovery and helps patients with cancer return to the activities of daily living. UH Home Care Services provides assistance the following ways:

  • Assists in strengthening the body and improving dexterity after illness or cancer surgery
  • Helps the patient with cancer adapt to new physical challenges
  • Builds patient independence in the home with adaptive equipment and specialized training
  • Provides support and help for loved ones providing care
  • Makes patients with cancer more comfortable

Assisted Services with UH At-Home Services

UH Home Care Services offers a wide variety of at-home services for patients with cancer, including:

  • Skilled nursing
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Intravenous (IV)/infusion pharmacy services
  • Social work
  • Nutritional services
  • Wound care
  • Specialized services for women and children

Additionally, the UH Home Care Services team coordinates with third-party organizations to facilitate non-medical assistance services for patients such as:

  • Personal care
  • Meals
  • Companionship
  • Transportation
  • Errands, laundry and light housekeeping
  • Home safety services