Torrance Memorial Medical Center's team of home health professionals provide compassionate care while helping each patient achieve the highest level of independence with daily living activities. Patients receiving services from Torrance Memorial's home healthcare department are evaluated by a registered nurse or a physical therapist to the degree in which the patient can care for himself and his physical surroundings. As a patient's abilities increase, the improvements are quantified, reported, then compared with the same data from other home healthcare agencies.
These comparative reports offer an opportunity to evaluate the work that home healthcare organizations perform as they assist patients maintain or recover their independence.
Recent reports measuring improvement in patient independence have shown that Torrance Memorial's home healthcare service has a remarkable record of helping patients restore their activities of daily living.