Physician Prescribed Services
Avera St. Luke’s Home Health offers the following services with the attending physician prescribing:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Medical social worker
- Aide and homemaker services
Home Health Serves All Ages
Services are provided to all age groups, from infants and children with special care needs to geriatric patients affected by acute or chronic conditions who can safely be cared for in their homes. Services are available in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.
Our experienced Home Health registered nurses offer a comprehensive range of home-based nursing services, including direct patient care and patient education.
Avera St. Luke’s Respiratory Home Care has achieved the Award of Accreditation from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation, given when a high level of quality practice is demonstrated in business operations and patient care techniques.
Specific Services Available
- Care of central lines
- Coordination of community resources
- Diabetic education
- Evaluation and treatments
- IV antibiotic therapy
- IV or NG nutritional support
- IV hydration
- Medication injections and preparations
- Ostomy and urinary catheter Care
- Patient and family education
- Patients needing frequent assessment/treatment
- Pediatric Care
- Postpartum follow-up
- Venipuncture for laboratory work
- Wound care, dressing changes
Personal Care Services Available
Home Health aides provide personal care services, under the direction of our registered nurses, that include:
- Assistance with exercises
- Activities of daily living
Home Health therapists treat people with limitations due to health, developmental and functional problems while in their homes.
Physical therapy - Physical therapists work with patients in developing goals toward returning to optimal function. Therapists treat patients using therapeutic exercise and techniques to increase strength, balance, mobility and endurance.
Occupational therapy - Occupational therapists promote independence and life skills including self care, mobility, and social adjustments by modifying routine activities within a client’s daily life that were disrupted by accident or illness.
Speech therapy - Speech therapists assist people experiencing problems related to communication and swallowing disorders including problem prevention and diagnoses, consultation, screening, and treatment.
Medical Social Workers
Medical social workers assist in resolving financial, environmental, functional and psychological issues and educate and coordinate community resources that will assist the patient and their families.
We offer many task specific options, with services are offered on a private pay basis for all age groups.
Contact Avera St. Luke’s Home Health at 605-622-5200.