What is Home Health?
Home Health provides care beyond hospitalization to assist patients in their recovery process. The home environment allows for a more relaxed manner of creating and building a patient relationship. Prevention of further illness or injury is also an important part of Home Health services.
Who Is Qualified To Be A Home Health Staff Member?
Compassion, skill, and experience are brought to a patient’s home through Summit Healthcare Home Health. The White Mountain Community relies on this fully accredited division for in-home nursing, chronic disease management, and rehabilitation services. The Home Health staff is made up of Nurses, Physical Therapists, and Social Workers.
Who Needs Home Health?
Home Health is often needed in situations including recent hospitalization (including same-day surgeries); multiple illnesses; new diagnoses requiring teaching and support; urinary or bowel problems; open wounds; fractures; strokes; the need for continued IV therapy; and respiratory problems.
What Our Patients Have To Say
“Excellent staff. I always have a good experience…”- Albina S.
Home Health Services Offered With Summit Healthcare
- Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Education
- Physical Therapy
- Wound Care
- Chronic Disease Management
- Post Operative Care
- Home Safety Recommendations
- Pediatric Assessments
How Do I Obtain Home Health Services?
In order to obtain services, a referral can be made by a doctor, hospital, nursing home, insurance company, or other service agency. After the referral is made, a nurse or a therapist will come to your home to do a comprehensive assessment. A plan of treatment is then developed with you and your physician and further visits are scheduled.
For patients who have Medicare Part A, and meet criteria, 100% of all skilled care is covered. Many insurance companies have home care benefits available to their subscribers and eligibility and payment programs vary with coverage.
The Home Health office is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. We offer extended hours and weekend appointments as needed. For more information call Summit Healthcare at 928.537.6900. Our practice serves Show Low, Snowflake, and surrounding areas in Arizona.