That’s why Mercy Medical Center Home Health & Hospice is here to help you regain lifestyle choices within the familiar surroundings of home. Our skilled therapists and nurses provide the highest quality clinical care along with motivation, encouragement, and health education.
We employ a unique model called Health Coaching which focuses on your health issues and goals.
Our Health Coach at Home model empowers you to make healthy lifestyle changes. Health coaches emphasize the importance of managing the whole person. As a team, we help patients:
From pre-discharge consultation to creating a comprehensive health care plan for your unique situation, we listen to you and your family. We work with your physicians to help you regain your independence and quality of life at home.
All clinicians and aides are bonded and insured.
The Bladder Health Program is supervised by a nurse practitioner specialized in geriatric bladder health and treatments including assessment, therapies, exercises and training that support healthy lifestyle changes.
The Medication Compliance and Education Program employs our unique Health Coach at Home goal orientation techniques to clarify and educate on medications. We teach when, why, and how medications should be taken.
The Memory Care Program team uses a special blend of compassion, care and training to work with clients who face the challenges of cognitive and memory deficits. Our team of clinicians works with patients and their loved ones to build effective communication methods and formulate strategies and interventions for memory recall.
The Rehab at Home Program is an innovative rehabilitation program for people recovering from orthopedic injuries as well as hip, knee or shoulder joint replacements. Our therapists work with their patients in the comfort of their own home to help them regain strength and mobility.
The Sight Assist Program was developed by clinicians to help patients with low vision improve their ability to function independently and safely at home. Our therapists are specially trained and certified to assess safety and needs due to low vision issues.
The Swallowing Program employs a dedicated team of Speech Language Pathologists who are skilled at identifying swallowing issues and creating a therapeutic program to improve the ability to swallow safely.
The Wound Care Program utilizes state-of-the-art wound care technology which allows physicians to monitor their homebound patients’ wound status. Our Wound Care Consultant works with a skilled nursing team to provide the latest in wound healing techniques and care. Physicians can monitor wound progress by comparing weekly wound measurements as well as other vital reports regarding patient’s progress 24/7 via HIPAA Compliant secure website.
The COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Management targets education, treatments and lifestyle changes that can help patients with chronic bronchitis, emphysema, chronic asthma, lung cancer, pneumonia, tuberculosis and other lung diseases.
The Diabetes Management Program focuses on controlling diabetes through education, proactive diet, exercise, and medication therapies. Our specialists assist patients in making long-term changes to improve their quality of life.
The Heart Failure Management Program provides critical medical care while emphasizing education, medication management, diet and activity guidelines and self-monitoring of the disease.
The Reality Comprehension Clock Test is a dignified, standardized assessment that is easy to administer and easy to score. The RCCT is designed to evaluate reality comprehension skills and assist in establishing functioning range, functional age, stage of deterioration, potential memory deficits and fall risk of the elderly.
Mercy Medical Center Home Health & Hospice offers in-home or in-facility Fall Risk Screenings. Our clinical team assists patients in regaining their strength and mobility to keep them safe and independent in their own home.