We provide health care, disease management and education services to people in the comfort of their homes. Patients who are recovering from surgery, acute illness or injury may be eligible for our services. Our home care program is custom-tailored to each patient.
By working with the professionals affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Home Care, patients receive integrated care in a JCAHO accredited program. To arrange care for those with more complex needs, referring professionals are encouraged to call our intake nurse specialist, who can help identify patient needs, coordinate the necessary resources, ensure patient eligibility criteria are met and check into reimbursement services.
Services available through St. Joseph Mercy Home Care include:
Criteria for Eligibility
To qualify certain conditions must exist. The patient must:
Home infusion therapy provides:
Home infusion therapy criteria for eligibility:
Our comprehensive home infusion services include:
The focus is on teaching and the assessment of the patient’s status and needs. Nurses coordinate patient care with pharmacy, physician and other disciplines involved. On-call services provide coverage 24 hours, seven days a week to assure patient safety and proper continuity of their prescribed therapy.
St. Joseph Mercy Home Infusion dispenses and delivers infusion drugs and supplies. Pharmacists monitor lab results, medication action and interactions. Pharmacists are available for physician questions, dose adjustments and for direct communication with patients and families.
Nutritionists follow up with our TPN patients, pharmacists, physicians and nurses.