Aug. 20, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of North Kansas City Hospital Home Health Services. Care is provided to patients in Clay, Platte, Jackson and Ray counties and helps to prevent patients from experiencing unnecessary re-admissions to the hospital. Registered nurses are on-call everyday to provide care, including weekends.

Award-winningHome Health services include:

  • Nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Social services and counseling
  • Personal care, such as dressing and bathing

They also provide support for conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • COPD
  • HF
  • Complex wounds

In addition, the NKCH Home Health team is specially trained in:

  • Geriatrics
  • Medical/surgical nursing
  • Exercise for the aging
  • Wound care
  • Fall prevention

Home HealthHome health staff can care for patients with a terminal illness or provide services on a short-term basis, such as follow-up after joint replacement surgery or help with wound dressing changes.

Home health is the answer for many patients who want to recover in the comfort of their favorite easy chair. To see if it’s the right choice for you or your loved one, call 816.691.1358