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Our Home Health Services

In order to receive home health services, the patient must be homebound. A homebound patient is defined as one who requires considerable effort and assistance to leave home. Medicare guidelines require that the care given must be medically reasonable, necessary and ordered by a physician. The patient must require skilled care that can be administered intermittently.
 
Our skilled staff of RNs and LPNs provide home care comparable to the services offered in the hospital.
  • Assess blood pressure, pulse and respiratory status
  • Monitor nutrition, hydration, bowel and bladder functions
  • Monitor and teach medication regime and response to medications
  • Diabetic teaching - check glucose levels and administer insulin
  • Diet instruction under guidance of a dietitian
  • Wound care changes - urethral or suprapubic
  • Colostomy/ileostomy care
  • Draw blood samples - venous-arterial
  • IV therapy, continuous antibiotics/TPN enteral feeding
Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy provided as well.
 
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