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Home Health

The mission of Myrtue Medical Center Department of Home Health is to promote holistic health to individuals, families, and the community through all phases of the life cycle.

Our Team’s Commitment to You

Care is provided from our fully licensed/certified staff that have been screened and evaluated for professional competency and character. You will be treated with courtesy and respect and all information will be kept confidential. You will be told the name and classification of all personnel caring for you, as well as participating in planning your care. You will receive information about your diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and medications prescribed in consultation with your physician. While receiving our care, you will have the right to make decisions including the right to refuse or accept treatment. You will be told in advance the charges for services and the amount you will be responsible for. This is our commitment to you.

Myrtue Medical Center Department of Home Health:

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

  • A nurse is on call 7 days per week – 24 hours per day
  • All client care is supervised by a registered nurse who coordinated 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.

  • Skilled Nursing Care includes, but is not limited to:
    • Coordination of care with physician
    • Patient and family teaching
    • Dietary teaching, nutritional instruction
    • Wound care, dressing changes
    • I.M. injections, medication administration and teaching
    • Medication set up 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
    • Psychiatric nursing
    • Referrals for other community services
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapist
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Enterostomal, Wound Specialist
  • State Certified Home Care Aides who are available for:
    • Assistance with personal hygiene
    • Assistance with bathing and dressing
    • Light housekeeping and laundry
    • Meal preparation
    • Assistance with simple exercise, transfers or ambulation
    • Shopping for groceries
    • Child protective services
    • Assistance with budgeting and parenting
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