Home Health

Home Health is skilled health services for patients at their place of residence. The program is medically directed, therefore, it must be ordered by the attending physician. Home Health care provides intermittent, not continuous care.

The program is Medicare and Medicaid certified and meets the requirements of JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations).

Who is Eligible?
  • Homebound Patients
  • Patients who require skilled intermittent care and the services must be reasonable and medically necessary.
  • The care is ordered by a licensed physician who provides a plan of care.
  • Patient needs at least one of the following: intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech/language therapy.
  • Lives within the licensed area.

Types of Services
  • Skilled Nursing
    • Supervision & Administration of medications
    • Intravenous Therapy / TPN
    • Treatments (catheter change, sterile dressing changes, wound care, etc…)
    • Teaching to patient, family and caretakers
    • Teaching diabetic management
    • Nutritional assessments
    • Lab services in some cases
    • Observation and Evaluation of unstable medical and surgical condition, post operative assessment
  • Home Health Aides
  • Personal cares with an active skilled service
  • Occupational and Speech Therapy
    • Rehabilitative program
    • Swallowing disorders
    • Rehabilitation for neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and MS
    • Caregiver education and Home Safety Assessment
  • Physical Therapy
    • Rehabilitative program
    • Gait training
    • Therapeutic exercise
    • Social Services
    • Evaluation
    • Counseling and Guidance

For more information, please contact 402-562-3300.