Home Health

Physical therapy with home health nurse

Home health care enables you to live as independently as possible while recovering from illness, injury or surgery. It offers smooth transitions back home and visits from nurses and therapists who help you regain your strength and quality of life.

Ascension at  Home together with Compassus

Ascension at Home together with Compassus provides professional care in the familiar surroundings of home. We work with you and your doctor to get you back on a path to recovery and better health.

Ascension at Home Locations

Compassus Home Health locations

Skilled home health care is different from home personal care?

You may hear the terms home health care or skilled home health care interchangeably with personal care or companion care. Home health care is doctor-ordered support covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.

Skilled home health services include:

Skilled Nursing

  • Wound care
  • Post-operative care
  • Home infusion therapy
  • Home health aides for personal care
  • Catheter placement and care
  • Colostomy and ileostomy management
  • Cardiac and respiratory management
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Pain management
  • Monitoring of medical equipment and needs evaluation
  • Nutritional consult
  • Laboratory services

Therapy Services

Medical Social Services

  • Short and- long-term care planning
  • Assessment of home situation, financial resources and community resources
  • Patient and family education

Specialized care for medical conditions

We have developed 16 evidence-based management programs covering the most frequently seen conditions. We work with you, your family and your doctor on a plan for coordinated care and education.

  • Congestive heart failure
  • COPD
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Dementia
  • Pneumonia
  • Balance problems

Medicare and insurance coverage for In-home health care

Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies pay for physician-ordered home health services. Our staff will work with your insurance provider to help you understand coverage and benefits. We work hard to help you receive the care you need.