Avera St. Mary's Home Health is a comprehensive program that assists people in their homes with health issues such as illness, injury or surgery.
The staff works with the patient, his or her family, and personal physician to design a plan of care specifically for that patient. The team includes registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and social workers.
Depending on the plan of care designed for the patient, Avera St. Mary's will send staff specifically trained to meet the patient's needs, all in the comfort of their home.
Avera St. Mary's Home Health is the only JCAHO and Medicare certified home health agency in the Pierre/Ft. Pierre area. Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, Veterans Administration, private pay and the state of S.D. contract are all potential resources for payment, depending on the specific reimbursement requirements of the funding sources.