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Home Healthcare

Picture of a nurse assisting a senior citizen with a meal.Whether it’s maintaining an independent lifestyle at home, assisting the recovery of a patient post-hospitalization, or providing preventative health information, Virginia Gay Hospital Home Health Agency is an important community resource for people of all ages.

The Home Health Agency, a certified Medicare service provider since 1975, offers a comprehensive array of skilled nursing, homemaking and personal care; including state of the art physical, occupational and speech therapy at the patients’ home.

Virginia Gay Hospital’s Home Health Agency strives to bring exceptional care to you at home, because there is no place like home!

For more information call 319-472-6360

Services We Offer

Home Care Aids

A wide range of home services are available from essential Homemaker Services (e.g., light housekeeping, laundry, vacuuming, and shopping); and Home Health Aids, which provides personal services (e.g., assisting in personal care hygiene, baths, shampoos, meal preparation, and range of motion exercises).

Skilled Nursing

The transition from illness, injury, or surgery to independence at home frequently requires the services of a skilled nurse. VGH Home Health Agency provides these important services: administration of injections, diabetic care instruction, Ostomy care, Foley catheter insertion and follow-up care, blood draws, disease education and management, skilled observation, medication management, and supervision of home care aids.

Rehab Therapy

The scope of rehabilitation services including physical, occupational and speech therapy offered in-home includes: orthopedic care, balance/fall prevention, speech-language disorders, neurological disorders, home safety assessment and teaching, and home exercise program.

Community Health

VGH Home Health Agency staff nurses provide many important community services. Among the services provided are blood pressure, foot care, and flu shot clinics; education for emergency planning, maternal health visits, and public speaking services. In addition, Home Health Agency provides information on preventative services, healthy lifestyles, and promoting healthy choices.