Amedisys offers a variety of home health care services to help you recover from an injury, surgery or illness or manage a chronic condition. Home health services are provided in your home, whether that’s a house, an apartment, a relative’s home or a senior living community. If you meet the eligibility requirements, in-home health services are typically covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurance plans.
Your doctor will decide which home health care services are right for you. They’ll work with your Amedisys home health team to develop a plan of care that is tailored to your needs and schedule. Your team may include a nurse, home health aide, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist and/or medical social worker. Our home health professionals have in-depth knowledge, experience and training, so they can provide high-quality care to help you stay safe at home.
TYPES OF HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES
What services are provided by home health care? Depending on your needs and doctor’s orders, your at-home health services with Amedisys could include:
BENEFITS OF HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES
Comfort of Home
Home health services are provided in your home, where you feel safe, reassured and comfortable.
If you have an urgent need, you can reach one of our home health specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With the support of home medical services, you may be able to avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital.
Support for Loved Ones
Our at-home health care services also support family caregivers. Your team can offer tips and tools to help your caregiver provide daily care. Many family members report feeling peace of mind knowing their loved one is receiving senior home health care services. They know their loved one is learning how to manage their condition and do daily activities in the safety of home.
Affordable At-Home Care
Elderly home health care services can be an affordable alternative to nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities for eligible patients. If you need additional services to be able to stay safe at home, you may also choose to get personal care at the same time. Amedisys personal care offers help with cooking, cleaning, and tasks like bathing and dressing.