When you are sick, home is the most comfortable place to be. Let us help you remain in your home with outstanding physician-ordered nursing and rehabilitation services for your healthcare needs.As a Medicare-certified agency, we accept Medicare assignment at no additional cost to the client for nursing and therapy services. We also accept clients with Medicaid and private insurance who meet the criteria of those agencies for admission to home health.Most care is provided for a temporary period with the frequency determined by the needs of the patient. Whatever your home-bound healthcare need, we’ll try to assist you or refer you to someone who can help.Getting StartedHome health care must be ordered by your physician. An important aspect of this care includes teaching you—or those who help care for you—how to continue the necessary care while recovering from your hospital stay. Instruction may include wound care and managing medications; however, there are many other reasons home care may be ordered.Requirements for home care:
Skilled Nursing — A registered or licensed practical nurse (RN or LPN) will visit to provide services such as dressing changes, catheter care, vital sign assessment, medication assistance, diabetes instruction and care, wound care, I.V. infusion, or any other services your physician has ordered.
Home Health Aide — A certified aide is available to provide services such as personal care, bathing, hair care, bed changes, shaving, and just making you comfortable. This service is available only if there is a skilled or therapy need for your care.Therapy — If your physician has ordered physical, occupational, or speech therapy, the rehabilitation professionals from Coffey County Hospital will provide these services in the comfort of your own home.Medical Social Service — Social services professionals are also available on a short-term basis to assess the social and emotional factors related to your illness, need for care, response to treatment, and adjustment to care. Counseling for long-range planning, decision making, and community resource planning is also offered.
Dietitian — Coffey Health System Registered Dietitian is available for home visits when your physician feels that meal planning and assistance in obtaining proper nutrition will enhance your healing process.Physician Referrals — CCH Home Health Agency is a division of Coffey Health System, and also gladly accepts referrals from physicians outside of Coffey County.
Alert1 Home Monitoring — Having an AlertOne personal home medical alarm will provide peace of mind to you and your loved ones. Remain at home with confidence because Alert One is on-call to assist you. You can feel comfortable knowing that if you have an emergency, your call will go directly to Coffey County Hospital. We even test your system monthly.
Private-pay services for medication set-up, non-diabetic foot care, and bathing.We’d be happy to provide you with more information about these premium services.Senior Care Act and Older Americans Act programs are funded in part by the East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging and the Kansas Department of Aging.