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Home Health

We are committed to the rehabilitation of the injured, diseased, disabled, young, and elderly individuals within the structure of their home environment.

If you are facing a new healthcare diagnosis, had a recent hospitalization, have a child with an illness, or have recent surgery requiring a change in daily lifestyle, our Home Health agency offers a variety of services provided in your home. Helping patients remain independent is truly important to us.

Our Team’s Commitment to You

  • Our staff will treat you with courtesy and respect.
  • All information will be kept confidential.
  • All staff are fully licensed and/or certified and have been screened and evaluated for professional competence and character.
  • You will be told the name and classification of all personnel caring for you and/or your family member.
  • You will receive information about your diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, care, and medication prescribed in consultation with your physician.
  • You will participate in planning your care.
  • You will have the right to make decisions to refuse or accept treatments.
  • You will be told in advance of the charges for services and the amount you will be responsible for.
  • Services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or religion.

Myrtue Medical’s Home Health

is a Medicare / Medicaid approved Home Health agency. Our home health team can provide intermittent services to meet your home care needs.

  • A nurse is on call 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
  • All client care is supervised by a registered nurse who coordinates the development of your care plan. The health care team works with your physician and family to develop a plan appropriate to meet your needs.
  • Services are available to persons residing or temporarily living in Shelby County and surrounding areas.

Call Us At 712.755.4308 When:

  • Your physician recommends home health care
  • You have a health condition that requires medical or nursing care
  • You have a health condition that limits your daily activities and you need
  • help with dressing, bathing, and other personal care

Our Home Health Team Offers

skilled nursing care which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Coordination of care with your physician
  • Patient and family teaching
  • Diet teaching, nutritional instruction
  • Wound care, dressing changes
  • Injections, medication administration, and teaching
  • Medication setup and use of medication dispenser
  • Skilled observation and health assessments
  • Blood draws for lab tests
  • IV Therapy
  • Pain management
  • Catheter and ostomy care and teaching
  • Assistance with problem-solving in-home care
  • Referrals for other community services
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Enterostomal and Wound Specialist

State Certified Home Care Aids are available for assistance with:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Bathing and dressing
  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Simple exercises, transfers, and ambulation

Lifeline Units are available by calling 712.755.4308

Our Team is a Member Of

  • Voluntary Hospitals of America, Iowa Association for Home Care
  • Iowa Hospital Association Home Care
  • Council Bluffs, Iowa, Hospice Organization

Payments are accepted from a wide variety of sources including Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and grants.

A hearing-impaired person can contact the Iowa State Relay Service at:

  • 1.800.735.2943 (Voice) or
  • 1.800.735.2942 (TDD)

Spanish translation services are available.

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