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Barnes-Kasson Home Health has been providing quality home health care in  Susquehanna and Northern Wayne Counties since 1975.   Home Health care provides many advantages such as a greater sense of wellness, the opportunity to remain as independent as possible, working to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations all through providing education, skilled nursing care and therapy services in the comfort of your own home.   

Home Health Services Require...

*Skilled Nursing Care as ordered by a physician                                                                 *Someone who is homebound
*Specific goals that can be attained within a limited timeframe                                            *Does not require constant supervision or medical care

Available Services...

Skilled Nursing Services:                                                                                                  Physical/Occupational Therapy:

*Vital sign monitoring/health teaching to patient/caregiver                                                 *Therapeutic Exercise
*Medication reconciliation and training                                                                               *Transfer/Gait training and Ambulation
*Home infusion of antibiotics when PICC or central line is in place                                    *Prosthetic training
*Wound Care                                                                                                                      *Assist to achieve independence in the home
*Wound assessment and education                                                                                   *Addresses low vision, adaptive equipment for self care
*Catheter care including foley and suprapubic catheters                                                   *Assesses for home modifications
*Referral to community resources                                                                                      *Balance, strength, range of motion and coordination training
Medical Social Worker :                                                                                                    Home Health Aide:
*Assessment of social, emotional and environmental factors                                            *Must be in conjunction with Skilled Care
*Assist in obtaining available community resources/programs                                          *Personal care
*Assist with extended placement                                                                                       *Vital signs
*Assist with obtaining equipment                                                                                       *Assist with activities of daily living such as personal care
Barnes-Kasson Home Health will provide care seven days a week with normal services provided Monday through Friday.  Care is provided according to the individual needs of the patients.  Please check with your insurance company to make sure that services will be covered.  Barnes-Kasson Home Health accepts the following insurances; Medicare, Medical Assistance, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Private insurance, Most HMO and MC HMO'S.

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