What is home health?

Home health care provides a wide range of health care services in your home for an illness or injury.  Example of services include wound care for pressure sores, surgical wounds,  or traumatic injuries, patient and caregiver education, intravenous or nutrition therapy, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, developing a home exercise plan to prevent falls/increase strength and endurance.  The goal of home health care is to help you be as independent and self-sufficient as possible, staying in your own home as long as you wish.