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Home Care

Quality Care Delivered to Your Home

The staff of Memorial Home Care provide excellent, compassionate health care services to residents of Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Spencer, and Warrick counties. Memorial Home Care is licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health and accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

Services provided in the patient’s home include:

Skilled Nursing

  • Assisting patients/caregivers with understanding and management of new or exacerbated medical diagnoses, medications, and diets
  • Teaching caregivers how to care for their loved one's medical needs such as IV therapy, wound care, skin protection, home safety, fall prevention and ostomy care
  • Assessing the patient’s condition with any new/exacerbated health problems, e.g., wounds, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, diabetes, and COPD
  • Home Health Aide
    • Assisting patients with personal care needs, e.g., bathing, hair and nail care, exercises, etc.

Physical Therapy

  • Teaching safe mobility/transfer, gait training, balance, etc.
  • Assisting patients with active, passive, and resistive exercises

Occupational Therapy

  • Assisting patients with muscle function and endurance, eye-hand coordination, visual perception, written/verbal communication skills, self-care ability, and identifying equipment needs

Speech Therapy

  • Assisting patients in comprehension of language, language processing, speech/voice and esophageal speech and swallowing
  • Medical Social Work
    • Assessing social and emotional factors, financial assistance with medical needs, long-range planning including placement assistance
Payer sources include Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and self-pay.

Medicare eligibility guidelines for home health care:

  • Be a Medicare beneficiary
  • Be under the care of a physician
  • Be homebound. Defined by Medicare as absences from the home that are infrequent and for short periods of time, and require a taxing effort to the patient. Leaving the home to receive medical treatment that cannot be provided in the home is not counted toward frequency.
  • Requires a skilled service for a new or acute medical condition. Skilled services are services provided by a registered nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist or a speech therapist. Home health aide services without the need for a skilled service are not covered by Medicare.
Requires medical care that is part-time and intermittent.

A registered Home Care nurse is available 24 hours/day by calling 812.996.8400.

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