Liberty Hospital's Home Health can provide the skilled medical attention you need in the comfortable, familiar surroundings of your home.
Our Home Health program was one of only four in Missouri to be designated gold status by Primaris Quality Partner Program in 2004. The program is fully accredited by Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and has received outstanding state and Medicare survey reports.
Care is individualized for each patient and coordinated with your chosen physicians. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Registered Nursing: an RN can provide services such as diabetic care, ostomy care, IV infusions and telemonitoring.
Physical Therapy: a Physical Therapist can provide ambulation and mobility training, exercise and pain management.
Occupational Therapy: An OT can help guide the patient in self care and teach how to live with a disability. They can also recommend adaptive equipment.
Speech Therapy: A speech therapist can help with speaking, listening, swallowing and reading and writing skills.
Home Health Aide: A home health aide can assist with personal hygiene.
Social Service: A social worker can help the patient connect with community resources that may be available.
Dietary: A dietitian can assist with special diets and meal planning.
Together, these services provide a specialized level of care in the comfort of your home. They will help you manage symptoms at home to avoid re-hospitalization. A nurse is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
HOW TO ACCESS HOME HEALTH
Liberty Hospital provides Home Health care to the following counties within a 30-mile radius of the hospital:
Clay | Platte | Clinton | Jackson | Caldwell | RayHome Health is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies. Financial counseling is available, and no person is refused services based on ability to pay.
Parts of Lafayette and Buchanan
Referrals may be made by the patient, family, physician, social worker or other health care professional and must be approved by the patientís physician.