What is Home Health Care?

What is Home Health Care?

Home Health care is a professional service where medical personnel visit you in your home.  It is care for patients with complex medical needs, acute illnesses, injuries, or recent surgery.  Home Health staff provide treatments outlined by your medical provider and check on your health. It allows you to recover in the comfort of your own home. 

Our caring team ensures you have the necessary support to meet the goals outlined by your physician.

What Should I Expect with My Home Health Appointment?

At a Home Health appointment, you can expect friendly and skilled staff to visit your home. They will come to take care of you and help with your medical needs.

Here’s what you may anticipate:

  • Warm Welcome: The medical team will greet you kindly and make you feel comfortable.
  • Check-up: They will ask how you’re feeling and if you have any concerns about your health.
  • Treatments: The Home Health staff will provide the necessary medical treatments to help you get better.
  • Caring Support: They will offer support and answer any questions you may have.
  • Your Comfort: The appointment will take place in the comfort of your own home, so you don’t have to go anywhere.

Remember, the Home Health team is there to take good care of you and make sure you have everything you need to stay well.

What are the Benefits of Home Health?

Home Health care offers many advantages that can make a big difference in your life.

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Convenient Care: Care comes right to your home or facility, saving you travel time and making it easier for your family.
  • Expert Medical Services: Skilled professionals, like nurses and therapists, provide expert medical services tailored to your needs.
  • Doctor’s Plan: They closely follow the doctor’s plan for your care, ensuring you get the right treatments and attention.
  • Independence and Confidence: You can become more independent at home with the support of a caring team, boosting your confidence.
  • Cost-Effective: It’s usually cheaper than a hospital or nursing home stay, helping you save on healthcare expenses.
  • Healing Environment: Home Health promotes a positive healing environment, reducing stress and anxiety for better well-being.
  • Personalized Support: With one-on-one attention, you receive personalized care tailored to your unique situation.
  • Chronic Condition Management: Home health services can help manage chronic conditions, providing ongoing care for improved health.
  • Family Support: Your family can actively participate in your care, creating a stronger support system for your recovery.

Who Qualifies for Home Health Services?

To qualify for Home Health, you must meet specific criteria. These rules help your insurance or your Medicare plan cover the services.

Here are the general criteria:

  • Your doctor will prescribe home health services for you
  • You must be “homebound,” needing help at home
  • You require skilled services, such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy.

If you have more questions about qualifying for Home Health services, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Our Home Health Location

Home Health and Hospice (HHH)
122 N State St, Preston, ID 83263
Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
(208) 852-1937

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