Vinton Home Health Agency

“My God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” ~Philippians 4:19

Bri Clarahan, Physical Therapist with Millennium Therapy, assists a Home Health patient with stretching exercises.

The Lutheran Home Health Agency’s overall goal is to help clients regain or retain their ability to live safely in their own home. We provide services ranging from telephone checks to Skilled (Medicare) services.

The Lutheran Home Health Agency is Medicare certified. Medicaid and Waiver programs are accepted. We also serve clients with qualifying insurance plans, VA benefits and private pay. Services will be provided to patients who live within 35 miles of Vinton.

What does Skilled (Medicare) services mean? It allows our Home Health Agency to proved nursing, physical, occupational & speech therapies along with bathing assistance. These services are billed to Medicare or Medicaid. Medicare Part A covers 100% of Home Health services for qualifying participants.

How does this work? If the client is participating in Medicare or Medicaid, a physician prescribes Home Health care services if the client meets all guidelines.

The Vinton Lutheran Home Health Agency provides a wide variety of services:

Professional nursing staff provide Skilled (Medicare) services, including:

  • Assessments
  • Lab draws
  • Medication instruction and set-up
  • Diabetic care
  • Management of acute & chronic diseases, catheters, ostomies, &/or wounds
  • Other skilled needs

Home Health Aides provide:

  • Bathing and personal care
  • Assistance with home exercise programs
  • Medication reminders
  • Help with nutritional regimen
  • Attention to various client needs

Homemakers provide:

  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Transportation for appointments
  • Groceries and errands
  • Medication reminders
  • Companionship
  • Respite care, in-home or on-site
  • Other helpful tasks

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies evaluate and treat clients who have physical, cognitive, &/or communication needs.

 

Home Health Nurse Janelle Mosingo takes vitals on Home Health Patient Virginia Bahr.

Additional Information

For more information on our Home Health Agency, please follow these links for printable brochures or packets: Vinton Lutheran HOME HEALTH AGENCY

Call Christine or Taraca today for more information at (319)472-2092

Lutheran Home Health Agency &/or The Lutheran Home for the Aged Association – East does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact: Christine Smith, Lutheran Home Health Administrator at (319)472-2092, or dial 711 for TDD/State Relay.