Home Health

Safety. Independence. Outstanding care. In the comfort of your home.

ruralMED Home Care Resources’ rich history of medical care provides the assistance you need to recover from a recent illness or injury, or provide the medical care you need to remain as independent as possible your own home. We provide health care assistance that suits your lifestyle, while allowing you to remain in the comfort of your home. We value your trust and we are committed to helping you stay independent. ruralMED Home Care Resources provides care for you and you alone, without the distraction of other patients and appointments. We provide one to one care to help you stay right where you want to be.

Skilled Nursing

We provide a wide range of services in the comfort of your own home. All nursing staff have been screened extensively, and are dedicated to professional care. We will care for you as we would our own family.

Post Hospital/Post Surgery Care

Our excellent nursing staff will ensure your health care needs are met and follow the plan of care provided in the hospital or nursing home to continue the healing process at home.

Wound Care Management

Wounds may occur for several reasons. Factors that contribute to the formation of sores are often beyond control and include advanced age, incontinence, poor nutrition, dehydration and medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neuromuscular diseases. Our wound management program relies on the expertise of our experienced nurses and certified wound expert to develop the best care for you.

Pain Management

Pain can be caused by a number of things including surgery, illness, or chronic disease. Chronic pain is a serious medical condition that can affect every aspect of a person, negatively impacting their lifestyle. Home health nurses work with your physician and therapists to aid your recovery or coping with pain regardless of its cause.

Medication Monitoring

Medication errors are a common cause of illness, falls, confusion, or unnecessary hospitalization. Our experienced team with ensure you are taking your medications properly and avoid any interactions.

IV Infusions/Injections

There are many reasons for infusion care in the home. Whether its purpose is to combat an infection or immune disorder, or to deliver nutrition, our home infusion professionals are experienced and educated in this complex therapy.

Catheter and Ostomy care

Our experienced team of nurses will assist you to successfully manage your catheter or ostomy at home.

Disease/Medication Education

We believe that education is a powerful tool that can improve your quality of life. We strive to provide education regarding all aspects of chronic disease management and symptom control, as well as education and support for post hospitalization, medications, and wound management.

Prevention of hospitalization

We also provide care during illnesses to help you avoid emergency room visits or inpatient hospital stays. By maintaining contact with you, especially at times when you’re not feeling ‘yourself’, we can contact your physician, obtain a plan of care and reduce stress on you by enabling you to remain at home while receiving great nursing and assisted care.

Therapy Services

Physical Therapy

Our therapy services are aimed to maximize your independence at home and help you achieve your highest level of functional mobility.

  • Improve gait and ambulation
  • Pain management
  • Home exercise instruction
  • Safe use of walker, cane, other ambulatory equipment
  • Heat, cold and massage therapies

Occupational Therapy

  • Assist with restoration of functional independence, self care and Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Help with restoration of lost function
  • Home/Bathroom safety

Speech Therapy

  • Assist with communication
  • Evaluate swallowing, speech and language disorders

Home Health Aide

  • Assist with bathing, grooming, personal hygiene

Lifeline

ruralMED Home Care Services is a provider of Lifeline, which is a medical alert service. Lifeline can be accessed at home, as well as when you are away from home. Lifeline helps you maintain your independence with the confidence of knowing that if you need help, you simply press the lifeline button that you wear everyday.

 

Coverage for Home Health
Home Health Care is ordered by a physician and is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans, and most private insurances.

Assurance of NON-DISCRIMINATION

ruralMED Home Care Resources does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex or gender identity in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment or on the basis of sex in its health programs and activities. For further information about this policy, contact:

ruralMED Home Care Resources
Marilee Malcolm, Program Director/Section 504 Coordinator
[email protected]
Phone: 308.995.4375
TDD or State Relay number: 1.800.833.7352