Home Health is a program that provides medical treatment for an illness or injury, with the goal of helping you recover, regain your independence and become as self-sufficient as possible.
HIGHLY SKILLED NURSING
- Disease/Diagnosis education and Management such as heart failure, COPD, etc.
- Infusion therapy
- Peripheral IV Insertion/maintenance
- PICC, Port-A-Cath, and Broviac line care
- IV Antibiotic, IM Antibiotics, & TPN/Lipids
- IV Hydration
- Medication management
- Post-operative care
- Wound care including wound vacs, post-operative wounds, decubitus, and post-skin grafting procedures
- Pain management including but not limited to medications, sub-cutaneous pain pumps, IV pain pumps, and monitoring
- Urinary and supra-pubic catheter care, routine catheter changes and, monitoring/teaching to prevent urinary tract infection
- Laboratory draws
- Diabetic teaching and/or insulin pump management
CERTIFIED NURSE’S ASSISTANTS
- Bathing, dressing, and grooming assistance
- Meal preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Strengthening exercises
- Balance training
- Post-surgery rehabilitation
- Fall prevention and safety education
- Post-stroke rehabilitation
- Training for improved home safety
- Exercises to promote independence
- Allen Cognitive testing program
- Home safety evaluations
- Speech training
- Swallowing exercises
- Cognitive rehabilitation
QUALIFYING FOR SERVICES
- Medicare/Medicaid patients are required to be “home-bound” which means it is a considerable and taxing effort for you to leave your home or you are unable to leave your home unassisted.
- You must have a “skilled need” which means the services you need in your home are to be provided by a licensed professional.
- Services must be ordered by a physician
PRICING / COVERAGE
- We accept payment for services from Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, and most private insurances.
- If you are an eligible beneficiary of Medicare, there is no cost to you for our services.
- Some insurers may require Pre- Authorization, and services may be subject to deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays. They also may limit the number and/or type of home visits we can provide.
- We will work with your insurance company to develop a plan that will work for you.
- Contact your Primary Care Physician and request Home Health services.
- Remember, federal law states that you have the right to choose your home health agency.
- Once the physician sends us an order, our nurse will contact you within the same day to set an appointment.
- The nurse will then come to your home for a full head to toe assessment in order to address all your needs. We will work with you to develop a plan of care that meets your goals and ours.
- We will communicate with your Primary Care Provider regarding your care and updates about your progress.
- Visits from your Home Health team are based on;
- Your individual needs
- Your doctor’s orders
- And your progression of meeting goals