Intrepid offers an ALS Management Program dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain the best possible quality of life. The focus is on keeping muscles as strong as possible to maintain a good range of motion. Services include physical and occupational therapy, assessment for assistive devices, speech and communication support, nutritional support and saliva control, sleep disturbances support, respiratory support and psychological support. Our physician-led, multidisciplinary ALS management team implements the patient’s individualized plan of care. The Intrepid ALS Management Program provides industry-leading patient care and education.

Patient Treatment Goals

  • Demonstrate improved physical mobility
  • Transfer safely
  • Ambulate with maximum independence
  • Demonstrate increased activity tolerance
  • Demonstrate control of bowel and bladder function
  • Demonstrate independent self-care in bathing/hygiene or with assistance, using adaptive devices as appropriate
  • Demonstrate independent self-care in dressing/grooming or with assistance, using adaptive devices
  • Demonstrate independent self-care in feeding or with assistance, using adaptive and assistive devices as appropriate
  • Demonstrate independent self-care in toileting or with assistance, using adaptive and assistive devices as appropriate

Physician Benefits

  • Security in knowing that your patients are receiving individualized, quality care that mirrors your attention to detail
  • Assurance of timely communication of patient progress, tailored to your specific needs
  • An easement of patient anxiety created by the repetition of care and education in the comfort of the patient’s home
  • Reliance on Intrepid’s staff for 24/7 on-call support

Patient Benefits

  • Care plans tailored to the individual and his/her physician
  • Knowledgeable care team who can comfort the patient and allay his/her concerns
  • Easy-to-comprehend yet detailed Patient/Caregiver Teaching Guides
  • Success and excellence as the foundation of Intrepid’s approach to care

Peace of Mind

  • Intrepid’s “Best Practices” clinical pathways
  • Extensive and thorough patient education support
  • Assurance that your patients are receiving the best home care that focuses on their dignity and satisfaction of both patient and physician

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