York General Home Health offers a broad range of services that support clients in their own home. It can serve as an alternative to hospitalization or nursing home placement. Medicare coverage is available to individuals certified by their physicians as home bound and in need of skilled services.
Medicare definition of home-bound:
The individual can leave his/her home only for short periods of time and only for medical appointments, special occasions, or religious services.
Great effort is required for the individual to leave the home.
The individual needs assistance to walk with a cane, walker, or wheelchair.
Individuals are not considered homebound if they can effortlessly walk or drive a vehicle.
Services provided by York General Home Health include (but are not limited to) the following:
Skilled Nursing Care
Post hospital/surgical care
Chronic disease management
Laboratory specimen collection
Compliance with various treatments
Medication review and instruction
Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
Range of motion
Post hospital surgical care strengthening
Performance of activities of daily living
Fine motor development
Memory development techniques
Additional Services by Referral
Lifeline emergency alert device
Flu and pneumonia immunizations