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Home Health Services

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Holy Cross Hospital specializes in providing a full range of home health services. The primary objective is to provide an extensive range of care in the home according to individual needs, encouraging maximum rehabilitation and independence. Our staff, specially trained for in-home care, work directly with the patient's doctors and family to establish a comprehensive recovery plan. Our staff will determine a patient´s full range of home health benefits and order appropriate equipment and supplies.

As a Medicare Certified Agency with exceptional clinical outcomes, Holy Cross Home Health continues to be a leader in home health services. In 2012, Holy Cross Home Health received back-to-back deficiency-free surveys: from The Joint Commission (TJC) in May and Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in November.

We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission, with excellent results. When Outcomes Concept Systems (OCS) announced its "2006 Home Care Elite" recognizing the most successful home care providers in the U.S. Holy Cross Home Health was named in the top 25% of providers nationwide. This rating, based on performance measures in quality improvement and financial outcomes, has been earned by Holy Cross Home Health in 2007, 2008 and 2010, as well.

Home Health Services

The home care team, composed of RNs, LPNs, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Medical Social Workers and Home Health Aides, works with the patient´s physician to provide the following services:

  • Disease/Post-surgical management
  • Medication management
  • Wound Care/Catheter Care and changes
  • Infusion / Enteral/Parenteral therapies
  • Pain Management
  • Nutritional Guidance
  • Rehabilitation: PT, OT, ST
  • Home Safety assessments and safety equipment planning and instruction
  • Instruction on the use of medical equipment
  • Bathing and other personal care
  • Counseling and community services
  • Spiritual, emotional, and religious needs assistance
  • Medical Supplies

 

Guardian Monitoring

This is your life. And you want to continue living it the way you want - in the comfort of your own home, where you´re surrounded by the memories of a lifetime, and where you can easily do things the way you like.

Guardian Monitoring service gives you the confidence and freedom to live on your own, because there´s always someone standing by to help whenever you need it, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week, all at the press of a button.

With Guardian, your loved ones can rest assured that you´re safe, secure, and happy in your home. If you do need help, we´ll call the right kind of help for you. It may mean dispatching an ambulance, or simply asking your neighbor to look in on you.

Please call (954) 267-7040 or (866) 935-5227 to receive more information.

Telehealth

The first personal, in-home, daily information link between you, your physician and our home health agency. This easy-to-use appliance helps you to provide important information to your home health nurse on a daily basis from the comfort of your home. Now you can take a more active role in your well-being, and enjoy greater peace of mind knowing that your caregivers have up-to-date information on your health every day.

Care Management

Our objective is to respect and value the comfort and security of the home setting for the sick and elderly. We work with the patient, doctor and family in establishing a plan of care that meets the patient´s individual needs. Each patient is closely supervised by a Registered Nurse throughout their care for:

  • Health care and medications management
  • Personal care needs
  • Household management
  • Shopping and meal preparation
  • Coordination of services designed to help the patient remain in their home as independently as possible


Holy Cross Private Duty
Holy Cross Private Duty is committed to providing quality and affordable home care services. To us, nothing is more important than helping our patients live full and dignified lives with the greatest degree of independence. Holy Cross Private Duty specializes in providing a full range of home health services. We offer private duty care in the hospital and in the home setting at hourly or 24-hour live-in rates. At Holy Cross Private Duty, the patient is our primary focus.

Holy Cross Private Duty allows patients to receive care while remaining in the comfort of their homes. We provide professional, high quality home care services through carefully selected nurses and health care professionals. We hire our caregivers based on their professionalism, enthusiasm and compassion for patients. After extensive screening, we bond and insure each one. Holy Cross Private Duty employs trained Home Health Aid (HHA)/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) aides to provide companionship and maintain a safe environment.

Finally, we match our caregivers' experience, skill set and personality to your patient's needs. The result is a consistent, working relationship so beneficial that our patients say their helpers are more than caregivers. They are family.

Contact Holy Cross' Home Health Department

954-267-7000 (Home Health)
954-267-7040 (Guardian)
954-267-7020 (Care Management / Private Duty)

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