Built Around Your Needs
Most of us feel best when surrounded by the comforts of home. If you or a loved one have special needs related to a chronic illness, memory issues or recovery from surgery, home care services offer compassionate, safe care.
The team at AdventHealth Ottawa, formerly Ransom Memorial Health, can help coordinate in-home health care services, such as physical and respiratory therapy, social services and home medical equipment needs. Because your health and well-being are our priority, we collaborate with your physician, and can help with safety issues, medication assistance or simply helping you get outside and enjoy companionship following hospitalization.
About Home Care Services
- Is Home Health Care Right For You?
Whether it’s challenging to get around or you’re confined because of health problems, skilled nursing care can help when and where it’s needed most. There are many reasons why a care team recommends in-home health care services:
- Clinical medical care prescribed as part of a care plan following hospitalization
- Recovery care for those recovering from a severe accident
- Medical support when needed to help manage a chronic illness
The compassionate team at AdventHealth Ottawa, formerly Ransom Memorial Health, can help with facilitate a variety of services following hospitalization, including:
- Communicating your progress to your doctor
- Monitoring your health status
- Wound care
- How Do I Choose the Right In-Home Health Care Services?
Choosing the right home care services isn’t always simple, and finding the right fit is important. To make the decision easier, we suggest you first do some research and ask friends, family or health care providers for recommendations. It will also help to meet one-on-one with the home care services staff to learn about the specific services they offer.
- Do You Have Questions?
It’s important to ask questions: The answers you find will lead to the exceptional in-home health care you deserve. When reviewing home care services, keep these questions top of mind. They’ll help you determine what services are needed and who’s best to provide them:
- Does the state license the home care services?
- Do the services meet Medicare requirements?
- How are employees screened? What are the credentials of the staff?
- How are home health care services monitored?
- Are details about costs and billing in writing?
- Will an in-home health care plan be developed before services start?
- How are questions and problems addressed and resolved?
- How quickly can home care services begin?