Referral is needed from:
-Another Agency (i.e. Generations, local hospital.)
What else is needed? A doctor’s order for lab work and specific treatment. The doctor’s order allows our nurse to communicate findings, questions or concerns with your physician. We cannot provide care without these orders.
Cost NO cost to patient, family or insurance. This is a great use of our tax dollars! The service is funded by the health portion of Dubois County taxes. Donations are accepted.
Who makes these visits:? Registered nurses, employed by the Dubois County Health Department with experience in home health and geriatric nursing.
When we visit Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET by appointment. Holidays are excluded.What We Can Do:
- General Assessments
- Blood Pressure and Vital Signs
- Lab Tests
- Blood Draw
- Specimen Collections
- Medication Set Up
- Nutrition Assessment
- Patient/Family teach about your illiness
- Communicate findings/needs to your physician
Things We Can't Do:
- Daily Visits
- Provide Sitter Service
- Baths or Personal Care
- Run errands ie: pick up prescriptions
- Visit outside of our 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. hours
- Transport Patients