Home Health Care

Home Heath Care 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. The advantages of home health care are:

  • Allows you to receive health care in your home environment
  • Can speed the recovery and rehabilitation of both acute and chronic health problems
  • Can assist in the prevention of disease and disability
  • Provides instructions and support to both you and your family

Eligibility

Prior hospitalization or stay in an extended care home is not necessary. To qualify for PMH Home Health Care you:

  • Must be under care of a referring physician
  • Must have a medical need for the skilled services of a nurse or therapist, but that care is intermittent

Skilled Nursing

Nursing services are provided by registered nurses under the direction of a physician and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical assessment & report to physician
  • Instruction regarding diet
  • Instruction regarding self-care
  • Instruction regarding understanding of disease/illness
  • Medication instructions
  • Pain management
  • IV Care/Supervision
  • Wound care/Wound VAC
  • Ostomy care
  • Catheter care
  • Diabetic teaching/instruction
  • Blood draws for lab tests
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Enteral/tube feeding

Home Health Aides:

  • Assist with daily hygiene
  • Assist with daily exercises as prescribed by the physician and/or therapist
  • Help with skin care
  • Assist you with nutritional needs as assigned by an RN or physician

Therapies:

  • Physical
  • Speech
  • Occupational

PMH Home Health Care serves Pulaski, Starke, Fulton, Cass, Marshall, White and Jasper counties.

For more information call 574-946-2100 or 800-659-7644.

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