Recovering from an injury, surgery or illness often requires skilled home nursing services to help patients heal, improve conditions or prevent a current condition from worsening so that patients can feel better and function more independently.
At Advanced Home Health Care, an award-winning home nursing agency, we strongly believe in helping clients develop a “life plan” to ensure we’re caring for the person, not the condition. Our “life plans” provide a more holistic approach to the care we provide our clients and their families, offering not only the essential care, but choices and education regarding their overall health care plan as well.
What Kind of Services Are Included in Home Care Nursing?
Advanced Home Health Care offers a wide variety of private duty nursing services at home, provided by highly experienced RNs. Our skilled in-home nursing services include:
- Skilled care evaluations
- Pre- and post-operative nursing care at home
- Catheter care/change/continence management
- Diabetic home care
- Patient and caregiver education
- Home fall prevention/safety training
- Pediatric home care
- Lab draws at home
- Wound care/dressing changes at home
- Tube feeding, G-tube care and teaching
- Pain management
- Cardio/pulmonary care
- Medication management and administration/injections
- IV therapy management and patient instruction; central line and infusion port
- Other home services as needed
Following are some common questions about our in-home RN services. If your questions aren’t answered here, give us a call at 800.791.7785 and we’ll be happy to answer them for you!
Who qualifies for RN care at home?
Anyone can receive our home health services. Talk with the doctor about your particular needs and find out if at-home RN care is right for you. Without a doctor’s referral and recommendation, however, we offer private duty nursing services for anyone who requests services and wants to pay out-of-pocket. Contact us for more information.
What payment options are available?
Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurance companies cover the cost of physician-referred home health care services. We also accept private pay and long-term care insurance for those who wish to obtain services without a doctor’s referral.
How soon can I get started with care?
All of our services begin with an in-home assessment, which we will schedule as soon as you contact us to request care. During the assessment, a customized plan of care will be developed that will outline the specific services you will receive and the schedule for care.
Ready to Learn More? At Advanced Home Health Care, we understand that treating and educating the person is far more important and effective than just treating the condition. That’s why our focus is always on how we can help our clients live life to the fullest regardless of age or condition. For more information about our in-home RN services in Burlington, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mt. Pleasant, Mediapolis, and the surrounding areas in Southeast Iowa, contact our team today!