There’s no place like home. That’s why most people want to stay there. But as we age, staying at home can be a daunting challenge. Families often need to hire others to help a loved one remain comfortable and independent for as long as possible.
What is home health care? Home health care helps seniors live independently for as long as possible, given the limits of their medical condition. It covers a wide range of services and can often delay the need for long-term nursing home care. If you or a loved one are to the point where extra care may be required, the first step is to figure out exactly what kind of help you need. Bethesda offers home health care services to residents of the Kandiyohi and Renville County areas and would be happy to talk to you about your situation.
Bethesda at Home is committed to providing customized, quality medical and personal home health care services in the comfort of your home. Our dedicated and skilled staff work with you to come up with a plan of care that fits your needs and provide assistance to stay safely at home.
Bethesda at Home services available include:
Skilled Nursing: Provides assessment, monitoring, health education and reassuring support after a recent hospitalization or nursing home stay or to maintain current health. Services include but are not limited to medication set up, wound care, IV therapy, catheter or colostomy care, diabetic supervision or monitoring vital signs.
Physical Therapy: Provides restorative therapy after surgery, stroke or illness.
Occupational Therapy: Provides instruction in performing personal cares independently or with an assistive device.
Speech Therapy: Provides treatment and instruction for speech and swallowing problems.
Medication Reminders/Monitoring: With the Honeywell HomMed MedPartner, our clients are reminded, with voice commands and light cues, when it is time to take their medication, the number of pills and the appropriate bottle. A daily record is sent to Bethesda at Home for clinical review.
Home Health Aide: Assists with personal cares including bathing, dressing or an exercise programming.
Homemaker Services: Provides light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and companionship.
To learn more about Bethesda at Home, contact Shannon Lanzrath, Home Health Director at 320-214-5640 or at [email protected].