Home Health

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Get A Home Care Consultation

Ask us for a free in-home evaluation of your or your family member's healthcare needs.

Muhlenberg County: 270-754-9340

Daviess, Ohio, McLean, Hancock and Henderson Counties: 270-688-2182

Additional Care Options

If you or your loved one needs intensive inpatient therapy, ask about Owensboro Health Regional Hospital's inpatient Regional Rehabilitation Center. For short-term skilled nursing care in an inpatient facility, turn to our Transitional Care Center.

About Home Health Services

Owensboro Health Home Care provides in-home healthcare to patients of all ages in Daviess, Ohio, McLean, Hancock, Henderson and Muhlenberg counties. Home Health staff members deliver excellent care that helps patients reach their maximum level of health, strength, mobility and independence. Home Care staff involve patient’s family members and caregivers to coordinate care and assist in the recovery process. This allows patients to remain in their own home for care, where they feel most comfortable.

Our professional registered nurses, therapists, state registered nurse assistants and social workers treat a wide range of healthcare conditions. Skilled home care staff recognize symptoms and provide early intervention. By receiving this expert and compassionate care, emergency room visits can be reduced and re-hospitalizations can be prevented. Owensboro Health Home Care staff members are committed to providing safe, quality and excellent patient care each and every day. Joint Commission logo

Quality Care

Quality is a top priority for OHRH Home Care. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Home Care seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of healthcare for patients.

Who Benefits from Home Care?

man in wheelchairYou, or someone you know, may benefit from home care services in the following circumstances:

  • Recent discharge from the hospital or nursing home
  • New medication prescribed or assistance needed with medication management
  • Recent flare-up of a known healthcare condition such as congestive heart failure
  • Frequent hospitalizations or trips to the emergency room
  • Wound care assistance needed
  • Increased weakness and/or increase falling in the home
  • Recent new diagnosis of a condition or disease

Home Care Services May Include:

  • Fall prevention services including nursing assessment and teaching and therapy services
  • Intravenous (IV) medication infusions
  • Cardiac or pulmonary assessment and management following hospitalization, exacerbation of cardiac or pulmonary disease or open heart surgery
  • Chronic disease (such as diabetes) education and management
  • Medical Social Work
  • Medication teaching and management
  • Therapy
    • Occupational – improves activities of daily living
    • Physical – improves home safety and mobility
    • Speech – improves communication, swallowing and thinking skills
  • Wound and ostomy care
  • Patient and caregiver education and training
  • Improving home safety to minimize falls
  • Home phototherapy and bilirubin levels for infants
  • Newborn nutritional assessment and monitoring
  • Daily vital sign monitoring with home tele-monitoring device
  • Behavioral health nursing

Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver Program

  • Individuals with, or eligible for, KY Medicaid may qualify for services
  • Personal care, including help with bathing and dressing
  • Housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Respite care

Phillips Lifeline

Personal response device which can be worn as a necklace or bracelet. This device can be used to request help 24/7. For more information on Phillips Lifeline, call 270-688-6018. Lifeline is sponsored in part by the Owensboro Health Foundation.