When you need high-quality healthcare but hospitalization or nursing home admission isn't necessary, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) provides many services in the comfort and familiarity of home.
Home Health Care provides physician-ordered services for people requiring nursing or therapy visits throughout Henry and Benton counties, and parts of five other counties. These services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and social worker and certified nurse aide visits. Home Health provides a vital link, enabling patients to regain independence in the home setting and improving patient satisfaction and outcomes. Qualifications for services may vary by payment source. They would be glad to answer any questions you might have about the services they provide. Call 660.885.5088 for more information.
Custom Care provides private-pay assistance, as requested by the client, with bathing, personal care, housekeeping, errands, meal preparation, medication setups and venipuncture. Call 660.885.5171 for more information.
We offer assistance for you or your loved ones during recovery from an illness, surgery, injury or long-term medical problem in the privacy, comfort and security of home.
Through Home Health Services, GVMH offers a wide variety of skilled professionals to provide you with the comprehensive high tech medical care you need at home when institutional care such as hospitalization isn't necessary.
For those who qualify, Medicare, Medicaid or Insurance Benefits will pay totally or in part for Home Health services. Each payer source has its own qualifications, but generally
- Care must be ordered by a physician
- The patient must require the skilled care of a nurse or therapist
- The patient must be homebound, requiring assistance of another person to leave, and then must do so only on rare occasions or for medical care which cannot be obtained at home.
- Skilled nursing
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Medical social services
- Home health aide
Home Health Services is on-call 24 hours a day.
We have special teaching programs for patients with diabetes, chronic lung disease, congestive heart failure and fall prevention. Our nurses are skilled in IV therapy and wound vac therapy. We have registered dietitians and pharmacists for staff consultation. Our social workers are skilled in helping patients with benefits and community resources. Our therapists are skilled in not only treating patients but in evaluation of the home environment and following that evaluation with safety recommendations. We want to help you prevent a life-threatening fall or other injury.
We are accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Medicare certified agency serving Henry and Benton counties and part of Bates, Cass, Johnson, Pettis, and St. Clair counties.
Custom Care is designed to offer services to those individuals who do not qualify for our other programs. A nurse will visit with you to prepare a plan that meets your needs and to complete a contract. For those who qualify, private insurance policies pay for this type of care, or you may arrange to pay privately.
Nurse visits provided for:
- Lab draws
- Medication set-ups
Aide visits provided for:
- Bathing/personal care
- Homemaker visits
- Meal preparation
- Shopping or errands as arranged
- Companion/sitter services
Serving Henry and Benton counties and part of Bates, Cass, Johnson, Pettis, and St. Clair counties.
For more information on these services, call 660.885.5088.