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Home Health Care

Whether recovering from a major illness or living with a chronic health condition, you and your loved ones can benefit from home health care tailored to your needs. You can improve your quality of life and find peace of mind with guidance from Avera’s dedicated professionals. View a map of home health locations.

Coordinated, Compassionate Home Care

Take advantage of coordinated in-home services tailored to your needs from Avera@Home—whether you’re a senior or need pediatric care. Receive an overall evaluation of your health and living situation and receive recommendations to meet your goals, as well as assistance to:

  • Make a transition from hospital to home
  • Manage medications
  • Learn about your condition to help you recover and stay in your home
  • Regain the ability to perform everyday activities through physical therapy
  • Address in-home access and safety issues with occupational therapy
  • Change bandages/dressings, manage wound care and IVs or central lines
  • Support newborns at high risk or people of any age with significant issues
  • Handle light housekeeping, shopping, meal preparation and personal care

In-Home Therapies for Faster Recovery

Recover from illness or injury as quickly as possible through services delivered in the comfort of home. You’ll appreciate collaborating with Avera’s experienced professionals who address a wide range of options. Therapeutic services include:

  • Physical therapy – Helps increase strength, improve mobility and balance, relieve pain, prevent or limit physical disability, restore physical function and self-sufficiency to the highest possible level for your specific situation
  • Occupational therapy – Evaluates and adapts your environment to promote independence, helps you recover or maintain the skills of daily living and work, and enables greater participation in a meaningful and satisfying life
  • Speech-language therapy – Supports return to function for speaking, thinking, understanding, reading, writing, swallowing and communication-related issues

Find out about more Avera home health services, including home infusion therapy and home medical equipment.

Your Home Health Care Team

You and your doctor—who oversees your care—work with several Avera home health team members, including:

  • Skilled nursing care staff – Assess your health and deliver a wide range of services, such as medication, IV services and nutrition support, diabetes education, blood draws, wound/ostomy/Foley catheter care, high-risk pregnancy and aftercare for mother and newborn
  • Social workers – Assist you and your family members in coping with challenges related to illness, disability and terminal conditions; evaluate problems, needs and coping mechanisms; connect you with community agencies, education programs, counseling services and support resources
  • Pharmacists – Deliver advice and support regarding medications
  • Dietitians – Offer nutritional guidance and support
  • Home health aides – Provide companionship and help with bathing, grooming, personal hygiene, meal preparation, grocery shopping, light housekeeping, laundry, personal correspondence, and getting in and out of bed or chairs
  • Specialists and Therapists – Deliver in-home physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy or other specific therapeutic services

Request Information

Do you have a question about home health care, hospice care or home medical equipment? Our Avera@Home team can help. Complete our online form to ask a question or request additional information about our services.

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Home Health Care Referral and Contact Information

Avera@Home can provide home health care to people all ages living within our 86-county service area. For specific counties covered, please contact the closest home agency below. For more information, call one of our locations or submit a request.

Location phone numbers

  • Aberdeen: 605-622-5200
  • De Smet: 605-995-2268
  • Estherville: 712-362-6169 or 1-844-942-8372
  • Gregory: 605-668-8327
  • Hartington: 605-668-8327
  • Milbank: 605-432-4538
  • Miller: 605-853-0343
  • Mitchell: 605-995-2268
  • O’Neill: 605-668-8327
  • Pierre: 605-224-3218
  • Sioux Falls: 605-322-4663
  • Southwest Minnesota Marshall: 507-537-7070
  • Southwest Minnesota Worthington: 507-537-6671
  • Spencer: 712-264-6380
  • Yankton: 605-668-8327

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