Private Medical Services & In-home Care

In-home health care allows people the freedom to stay in the comfort of their own home while receiving necessary health care and environmental assistance. The Sioux Center Health Hospice and Home Care staff is trained to serve recovering, disabled and chronically ill patients of all ages. All care is supervised by registered nurses. An initial nursing assessment is performed to set up an individualized service plan based on personal needs.

In-Home Care Objectives
• Maintain independence
• Provide care tailored to individual needs
• Ongoing individualized planning for future care needs

Personal Care and Homemaking Services
Provided by Certified Home Health Aides

Services may include, but are not limited to:
• Assistance with bath or shower
• Dressing and undressing
• Care for hair and nails
• Ambulation and exercises
• Essential shopping and errands
• Dust and vacuum
• Companionship
• Clean bathroom
• Clean kitchen and dishes
• Wash laundry and bedding
• Wash interior windows
• Plan and prepare meals
• Empty garbage

Nursing Care Provided by Registered Nurses
• Vital sign monitoring
• Medication management
• Nail and foot care
• Weight monitoring
• Venipuncture
• Education on disease management
• Health maintenance visit every 60 days

Referrals are accepted from family members, friends, hospitals, physicians, or the person in need of service. All services are coordinated
with your physician. Services are provided to patients residing within a thirty mile radius of the Sioux Center Health Hospice and Home Care office. Sioux Center Health Hospice and Home Care does not discriminate as to age, race, religion, sex, nationality, color, or handicap.

Most services are provided on a private-pay basis. Financial assistance is available based on need. This program accepts grants through Elderbridge Agency on Aging and Community Public Health to assist those with difficulty to pay. Applications are completed with the admitting nurse.

For admission information, call Sioux Center Health Hospice and Home Care office at (712) 722-8108 or toll-free at (800) 722-1922 ext. 8108.