Complex Rehab Technology
Gammie HomeCare is the island’s preferred provider for Complex Rehab Technology. We service people of all ages in our local communities with individually configured, medically necessary adaptive equipment solutions that allow them to live life to their fullest. We are a provider for industry-leading manufacturers and our Rehab Team works collaboratively to tailor quality products to an individual’s specific needs to maximize function and independence.
With a proper piece of adaptive equipment, an individual is able to live healthier, more independent, and enjoy a better quality of life. When done correctly, this equipment can also reduce the client’s pain, improve breathing, improve stability so they have less fatigue, improve skin integrity, improve positioning for long-term health and help to progress to a stage of independent transfers.
Diagnoses that can require Complex Rehab Technology:
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Anterior horn cell diseases
- Cerebellar degeneration
- Cerebral Palsy
- Demyelinating diseases
- Huntington’s chorea
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Osteogenesis imperfecta
- Paralysis or paresis (Stroke)
- Post-polio paralysis
- Progressive Muscular Atrophy
- Spina Bifida
- Spinal cord injury
- Spinocerebellar disease
- Traumatic brain injury
Individually Configured Product Offerings Available at Gammie HomeCare:
- Complex Power Wheelchair Systems
- Gait Trainers
- Highly Configurable Bath Safety Equipment
- Highly Configurable Manual Wheelchairs
- Power Operated Vehicles (Scooters)
- Traxx Free Standing Transfer Systems
Meet our Rehab Team
We have over 75 years of industry experience with CRT. We work closely with medical professionals – Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists to optimally configure CRT that is most appropriate for the individual and their lifestyle. We work with all major local insurers in the State of Hawaii to utilize insurance benefits whenever possible. Our team continues to support the client throughout the life cycle of the equipment with product adjustments, growth or change of condition adaptation, routine maintenance and repair of equipment, as well as reprogramming and diagnostic testing of equipment electronics.
Rush Schwarz, ATP, CRT
Rush Schwarz joined Gammie Homecare in 2018 and works as the Senior complex rehab assistive technology technician. Rush receivedhis national RESNA certification in 2011 and has over twenty years of experience assisting pediatric to geriatric customers with an acute understanding of physical and mental disabilities. It is Rush's mission to help enable individuals and families to access an easier and higher quality of daily life. When Rush is not working; he enjoys watching the ocean, belting out IZ, spending time with his two adult daughters, and being a devoted husband to his wife of 26 years.
Ben Carino, Rehab Tech
I love to see those big smiles on the faces of the people that we help when we get the right type of device for them to be more independent within their home and in the community. It is so gratifying for me to know that my work has been achieved!
Daniel Costa, Rehab Tech
I love what I do as a technician at Gammie HomeCare. I help people in our community with manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs and other complex rehab equipment. I enjoy the challenge of diagnosing and fixing equipment for our customers so they can have their independence for everyday living. It gives me a sense of accomplishment when I see that our customers are happy with the product we put out.
Michael O’Malley, Rehab Tech
I became a certified respiratory therapist in 1982 and have worked in the medical field since 1978. I joined the Gammie Homecare team in 1996 and have worked with all forms of PAP therapy to include CPAP, Bi Level, AVAP and ASV. I greatly enjoy seeing the positive outcomes that occur when people use PAP therapy. I have witnessed truly life changing improvements in patient's lives.
Diani Perry, Billing Specialist
I love that Gammie Homecare is able to offer CRT services to help assist in mobility for those in need. I take pride in working closely with insurance companies to maximize the benefits of their insurance coverage to help make it the most affordable for them, leading to a better quality of life.