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Home Health & Hospice


 

Waldo County Home Healthcare services is a state licensed and Medicare certified home care agency serving the residents of Waldo and parts of Knox Counties. The agency provides in-home nursing, therapies, social worker, aide services, Hospice care and telehealth monitoring. This award-winning agency is a division of Waldo County Hospital and works closely with community facilities and physicians to coordinate care that allows our patients to achieve the highest functional outcomes and quality of life.

 

Home Health Services -

Home care services can include:

• Nurses
• Home Health Aides
• Social Workers
• Physical Therapists
• Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy

 

Services are generally short term and focus on:

• Relief of symptoms
• Promotion of independence
• Improvement of functional status
• Access to community resources
• Patient & family education
• Advocacy

 

 

Hospice Services

 

 

 

We support the patient & their family in making the best decision for care whether:

 

• In their own home
• Home of family or friend
• Hospice Unit at Waldo County Hospital
• Long-term care facility

 

We encourage early referral so we can:

• Aggressively treat pain and other symptoms
• Help clients, families, and children feel comfortable with the process of dying
• Provide around the clock on-call services
• Provide Home Health Aides
• Provide emotional and spiritual support to patients and families
• Connect the patient and family with Hospice Volunteers
• Provide medications and medical equipment, often including emergency comfort packs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

We are a United Mid-Coast Charities Agency.

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