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Home Care Services - There is no place like home
Home health services are provided by LHC Group, Inc.
LHC Group, Inc. provides skilled services for the home-bound patient who requires assistance to return to independence. Our agency is dedicated to providing comprehensive, quality health care, allowing patients to accomplish their individual goals and realiz their full potential. LHC Group, Inc. services are a cost-effective alternative to a lengthy hospital stay and allow for family support and assistance in care for a loved one.
Our office, located adjacent to the campus of Colorado Plains Medical Center at 515 E. Riverview Ave., in Fort Morgan, is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. An on-call RN is available after office hours by phone. Referrals may be made by calling 867-3013. Currently, our geographical area of service includes Morgan County and portions of surrounding counties within a 45-mile radius.
Our Home Health Services are Available 24 Hours a Day
Our nurses provide skilled nursing care in the comfort of your own home and may provide the following:
- Wound care - including wound vac
- IV therapy
- Post-hospitalization assessment and teaching
- Education regarding care, treatments, disease process, disease management, and medication
Other services and caretakers may include:
Home Health Aides - are trained in daily activities such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and oral care, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Physical Therapists - evaluate, treat, and instruct patients whose mobility has been compromised. Education in equipment use, exercises, and home safety are provided to the patient and caregivers to help the patient live as independently as possible.
Occupational Therapists - help individuals achieve independence despite disabilities. Evaluation, treatment, and instruction in daily living activities are provided.
Speech Pathologists - provide instruction in skills needed to improve the patient's speech, language, and memory function as well as safe swallowing techniques.
Social Workers - are available to address the social or emotional needs identified by the patient, their family, their physician, and the Home Health Care services team.
Potential Conditions Requiring Home Care
- Recent hospitalization or surgery
- Wound & ostomy care
- Incontinence management and catheter care
- Inability to safely manage daily activities
- Respiratory problems
- Exacerbation of illnesses
- Medication management
- Recent falls and weakness
- Post stroke care
- IV site care and antibiotic administration
- Multiple illnesses
- Home safety
- Pain & symptom management
Am I Eligible for Home Health Services?
Our services are available to anyone in need of healthcare at home for an acute or chronic medical condition. Home health care is prescribed and directed by the patient's physician. Hospitalization is not required prior to receiving services.
How Will I Pay for Home Health Services?
Our home care services are a cost-effective alternative to a lengthy hospital stay. For those patients who meet criteria, many insurance companies, including Medicare, offer extensive home care benefits to their subscribers. Eligibility and payment programs vary with coverage.
What Do I Do Next?
A referral can be made by your doctor, hospital, nursing home or other patient service agency. An evaluation can be arranged to determine whether home care is appropriate. Screenings can be performed in the hospital, at a long-term care facility, or in your home.
LHC Group, Inc. will work with you, your family, and your physician to develop a healthcare plan designed especially for you.
LHC Group, Inc. staff will provide services in the home, using a caring approach that empowers people to optimize and access achievable and desired health outcomes.
Today, in a world where home care providers come in all shapes and sizes, and home health services and care vary from one provider to the next, Colorado Plains Medical Center Home Care is known for our dedication, integrity, and quality. We encourage you to contact us if we can be of service to you or your family.
If you or a loved one is experiencing a condition requiring home care services, please contact us for further information:
515 E. Riverview Ave. Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Jennifer Schwindt, Director
LHC Group, Inc.
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