|For over 20 years, Memorial Hospital Home Health Agency has served the residence of Gonzales County and surrounding areas by providing comprehensive in-home health and supportive services. Our care giving team offers services ranging from basic assistance with daily living to advanced medical treatment. We offer traditional home health services that include: nursing, social services, physical and occupational therapy. In addition, we offer several types of home-maker programs to meet non-nursing needs in the home.|
- Traditional Home Health Services
- Caregiver Home Health Services
Memorial Hospital Home Health Agency is a fully accredited Medicare and Medicaid provider and is licensed and certified as a Home Health Agency by the State of Texas.
For more information on how to qualify for Home Health Services, please call (830) 672-9508.
Memorial Hospital Home Health Agency
8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Monday — Friday
For after hours, weekend and holiday assistance call
830-672-7581 and ask for the ON CALL HOME HEALTH NURSE
Leave your name & number and the on call nurse will return your call.
Home care is not an emergency service, for emergencies call 911.
Traditional Home Health Services
Registered nurses supervise the physician ordered plan of care to meet the health goals for the patient. This traditional “Home Health” is the type most familiar to our community. It’s primary goals are to teach the homebound patient and their family to manage health conditions safely and prevent hospitalization.
PRIMARY DIAGNOSES SERVED
There are five categories most commonly treated as traditional home health patients. (Services are not exclusively limited to these categories.)
THERAPY SERVICES (PT, OT, SPEECH): Includes joint replacement home therapy, stroke, gait abnormalities, weakness and fall prevention/home safety teaching.
CARDIAC PATIENTS: Includes skilled nursing assessments for high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, atria fibrillation, and other heart diseases.
RESPIRATORY PATIENTS: Includes patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, convalescence from pneumonia, and other oxygen teaching.
DIABETIC PATIENTS: Includes complications from diabetes such as wound care, home glucose monitoring, and renal complications.
UROLOGICAL PATIENTS: Includes teaching about signs/symptoms of problematic urinary tract infections, and Foley catheter care for homebound patients
Caregiver Home Health Services
Home care attendants perform light household duties, such as laundry, meal preparation, general housekeeping, and shopping. These programs include:
PRIMARY HOME CARE: A Medicaid program which provides basic home care activities including the Family Care Program and the Frail and Elderly Primary Home Care Program.
GOLDEN CRESCENT: Homemaker services for limited support of house cleaning tasks.
BATH & BREAKFAST: A self pay non-skilled program.
Polly Coleman, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.