We, at the Whitley County Home Health Agency, continue to be dedicated to promoting the physical and emotional well-being of the patients we serve. Because of this commitment, we strive to demonstrate our belief in the dignity and worth of each individual. We recognize that every human being has personal rights which must be respected.
Whitley County Home Health Agency is non-profit program of the Whitley County Health Department that has been serving Whitley County for over 35 years.
Our agency employs a variety of professions ranging from Registered Nurses to Certified Nurses Aides. These highly skilled individuals have a combination of over 150 years of health care experience and provide a multitude of diverse services across Whitley County.
Criteria for Admission-
Home Health Services are available upon physicians referral. Referrals are based upon the patient's identified care needs, homebound status, physician's order and the type of services required.
Whitley County Home Health Agency can provide a service or combination of services in the home, all under the direction of a qualified physician. Working with a physician, our highly skilled staff will plan, coordinate and provide care tailored specifically to the needs of the individual patient through traditional home health.
Services include Skilled Nursing, Home Health Aide, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Social Work and Medical Supplies. A Certified Nutritionist and a Certified Diabetes Educator are also on staff. Services also may include education of the patient, family members, and caregivers on disease processes, self-care techniques and prevention strategies.
Community Based Waiver Services-
Recipients of Kentucky Medicaid may access Home and Community Based Waiver services. These services include assessment, reassessment, case management, homemaker services, personal care services, and respite. Certain eligibility requirements must be met to qualify for this program. Call today for more information.