Home Health

Your trusted partners for compassionate skilled care.

What is Home Health?

Home health services allow you to receive professional health care in the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s follow-up care after a hospitalization, supportive care to enhance independence, or care to help manage a chronic disease, our team of skilled professionals is pleased to provide you with services in the comfort of your home.

As part of Orange City Area Health System our mission is to provide high quality, compassionate, holistic, and cost-effective home health care. We partner with you and your health care provider to design services to meet your individual needs.

Home Health Services

Our goal is to restore you to optimal health and help you achieve the highest level of independence in your home. We are committed to bringing home health care and supportive services to people of all ages.

Orange City Home Health offers nursing, aide and social work services, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapy. Other services include homemaker, respite, chore and Lifeline. A nurse is on-call twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, and we provide services within a 30-mile radius of Orange City.

For more information call the OCAHS Home Health or consult with your family physician.

Home Health: (712) 737-5279

Efficient and economical healthcare services are available to help you recover faster in the comfort of your own home. Our skilled nurses work under your doctor's guidance to direct and plan your care. They provide various services such as assessing vitals, wound care, catheter changes, medication management, and more. Our skilled nurses will also instruct you and your family on the care required between nursing visits. We also offer physical, occupational, and speech therapy to aid in rehabilitation and improve safety and independence.

Our experienced and compassionate registered home health nurses are dedicated to providing exceptional care to our patients. We offer a comprehensive range of skilled services to meet the diverse needs of our patients, including:

- Health assessment and teaching: Our nurses conduct thorough health assessments to identify any potential issues and provide education and guidance to patients to help them manage their conditions.

- Medication set-up: We help patients set up and manage their medication regimens to ensure they are taking the right dose at the right time.

- Wound care and dressing changes: Our nurses are trained in advanced wound care techniques and can provide specialized care for patients with complex wounds.

- Blood draws for laboratory testing: We offer lab services on-site to make it easier for patients to get the care they need.

- IV services: Our nurses are trained to administer IV medications and fluids, and can provide this service in the comfort of the patient's home.

- Care of central lines: We have experience caring for patients with central lines, and can provide the specialized care needed to keep these lines functioning properly.

- Diabetes programs: We offer comprehensive diabetes management programs to help patients manage their condition and prevent complications.

- Nutritional support program: Our nurses can provide guidance and support to help patients maintain a healthy diet and manage any nutritional issues they may be experiencing.

At every step of the way, our nurses work closely with patients and their families to ensure they are receiving the highest quality care possible. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our services, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Our highly trained and certified home health aides are here to provide you or your loved ones with exceptional care services. We understand that every individual has unique needs and preferences, which is why we offer a comprehensive range of services to cater to your specific requirements. Our services include:

- Personal Care Assistance: Our caregivers are well-equipped to help with everyday tasks such as bathing, dressing, and grooming, ensuring that you always look and feel your best.

- Light Housekeeping, Linen Changes, and Laundry: We understand that keeping your home clean and tidy can be challenging, which is why our aides are here to help with tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, and changing bed linens.

- Personal Emergency Response: Our caregivers are trained to respond promptly and effectively in case of an emergency, giving you and your loved ones peace of mind.

- Meal Preparation: Our aides can help you plan and prepare nutritious meals that meet your dietary needs and preferences.

- Exercising: We understand the importance of staying active and fit, which is why our aides can help you with exercises that improve your mobility and overall health.

- Errands: Our caregivers can run errands on your behalf, such as picking up medications and groceries, ensuring that you have everything you need.

- Care Management: Our team can help you manage your medications, appointments, and other healthcare needs, making it easier for you to stay on top of your health.

- Companionship: We believe that companionship is an essential aspect of care, which is why our caregivers are here to provide emotional support and social interaction.

We are here to provide you with the care and support you need to live comfortably and independently. Please let us know how we can assist you.

Life Assist

Orange City Area Health System has partnered with Life Assist to offer monitoring services that connect your loved one to immediate assistance when help is needed. Emergency responders are summoned with a simple push of a button, offering peace-of-mind that a helpful voice will be on the line when a health emergency is occurring.

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older Americans. Even if no injury occurs, quality of life can be heavily impacted if a person is unable to summon for help in a timely manner. Our medical alert systems help people regain confidence and independence in the home.

Please contact us to learn more about our alert systems and how they are a practical, affordable solution to giving loved ones security in their home.

Why Life Assist?

  • Average response time is 5 seconds or less
  • Call centers are located in Ohio and Minnesota
  • Call center support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • 100% dedicated to medical alarms only
  • Emergency response dispatchers are trained to assess needs and call for help even when they cannot make voice contact with the customer
  • All equipment is made and manufactured in the USA

In-Home Emergency Alert Systems

Best for those who spend most of their time in the home.

  • Detects alerts from anywhere in the home; wearer doesn’t have to be next to the base unit for it to work
  • Connects with landline or cellular phone service
  • Waterproof transmitter button can be worn around the neck or wrist
  • Can set up multiple button wearers in one home

Mobile Emergency Alert Systems

Best for those who would like the option to summon help no matter where they are.

  • Lightweight and easy to wear
  • Call center assistance is available wherever there is a cellular signal
  • Wearer communicates directly with the call center through the built-in speaker and microphone
  • Not tethered to a landline or personal cell phone, giving you freedom to summon help anywhere you go
  • Shower-safe transmitter with adjustable neck cord
  • Battery lasts up to 30 days per charge
  • Charging cradle is easy to use
  • Necklace only