Home Health Care Services
Agency Austin, MN
Welcome to Centric Healthcare, your premier home health care provider serving Austin, MN, and the surrounding area.
When you are looking for home health care services for you or your loved one, the decisions you must make can be difficult and confusing. We understand this at Centric Healthcare, and we want you to know that we are here to help you every step of the way. Our professional staff will listen to you, provide honest answers to all of your questions, clearly explain your options, and help you set up the health care services to meet your unique needs.
Centric Healthcare’s comprehensive home health care services have been available to the residents of the Twin Cities and Rochester areas for years, and now they are available in the Austin area. Our compassionate, high-quality, cost-effective services can be delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the privacy and comfort of your home. We work with you to develop a customized health care service plan while collaborating closely with your team of health care providers.
At Centric Healthcare, you are not merely a number of a health condition. We see you as a whole person, and our services reflect that. The holistic care available through Centric Healthcare offers independence, safety, and well-being. You are our priority. You are in control, and we are privileged to partner with you in your care. Each of our individual care providers is a part of a larger team of dedicated professionals who work together to ensure that you receive the best care possible.
Centric Healthcare is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health, and we pride ourselves on the quality of the services we provide. We are here in Austin for your long-term and short-term care needs. We can make regular home visits to provide services that address specific needs, or we can provide around-the-clock, private duty nursing. Calls us today to set up a free care consultation.
Why Centric Healthcare?
Home health care services allow individuals with special needs to stay in their homes. In-home health care maybe for people who are getting older, recovering from surgery, disabled, and/or chronically ill. We provide a wide range of services to those in the Austin, MN area, including:
Austin Private Duty Nursing
"Private duty nursing is a service designed to help our clients manage complex medical conditions and/or needs."
Austin Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is an essential part of your recovery following a stroke or major injury, but it is also important for those who are bed-ridden.
Austin Home Health Services
The home health services provided by Centric Healthcare are ideal for those who prefer to remain in the comfort and privacy of their own homes.
Austin Acupuncture Therapy
For centuries, acupuncture therapy has been a primary method of healing in Eastern cultures and is now becoming widely accepted in Western cultures.
Austin Medication Management
Medication management services are a part of our in home health care services.
Austin Speech Therapy
Speech is often affected following a stroke, traumatic injury or long-term illness.
Austin Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy helps you regain your independence in self-care activities.
Austin Mental Health Services
In order to have total wellness, humans must be mentally healthy as well as physically healthy.
Austin Skilled Nursing Care
Skilled nursing care is often confused with an acute care center or nursing home, but it actually is referring to a higher level of patient care for those who are recovering at home as well as in a facility.
Austin Medical Nutrition Therapy
When your body has the proper nutrition, it is beneficial for a wide range of things.
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Centric Healthcare in Austin, MN proudly serves the surrounding cities:
Wabasha, Lake City, Canon Falls, Hastings, Preston, Cloquet, Utica, Stockton, Claremont, West Concord, Goodhue, Welch, Pine Island, Kenyon, Wanamingo, Bryon, Dover, Eyota, Oronoco, Stewartville, Elgin, Kellog, Zumbrota, Spring Valley and Hayfield, MN.
Frequently Asked Questions About Home Health Care
Home health care services are different for everyone, but they basically include various support services that allow you to live safely and independently in your own home. There is a common misconception that home health care services are only for people who are confined to their homes or are bedridden. The truth is, home care services are ideal for those who are aging and need varying degrees of assistance in order to continue living independently and for those recovering from a medical illness, have a disability or special needs, or are managing a chronic health issue.
Home health care services are customized to meet the needs of the individual and may include various services, including private duty nursing. Home health care is available for short-term or long-term assistance, depending on the individual’s needs. In many situations, home health care services are there to help you achieve the highest quality living conditions possible. Home health care can help with the management of an ongoing medical condition and provide the safety required for independent living.
Home health care services may help to reduce the need for unnecessary hospitalizations as well as assist in your recovery following a hospital stay, an illness, or an injury. Home health care services can include:
Assistance with safely managing household tasks
Assistance with daily activities, such as personal hygiene and dressing
Therapy and rehabilitative services
Long-term or short-term nursing care for illness, disability, or disease
In order for Minneapolis, MN, residents to qualify for home health care, you need to meet the following conditions:
You must have a physician’s order determining that you need medical care in your home
You require at least one of the following: physical therapy, skilled nursing care, speech therapy, occupational therapy, or assistance with daily living activities, such as bathing due to physical limitations or safety reasons
Your physician must certify that you are typically unable to leave your home or are homebound
Your physician must regularly review and sign your plan of care
It is important to note that when you are qualifying for home health care services, although you must be homebound, this does not mean that you are physically forbidden to leave your home. This does mean that when leaving your home, there is a safety risk to your physical health or well-being or that the process of leaving is overwhelming or exhausting.
Home health care services allow individuals with special needs to stay in their homes. In-home health care maybe for people who are getting older, recovering from surgery, disabled, and/or chronically ill. We provide a wide range of services to those in the Rochester, MN area, including:
1. Be under the care of a doctor and you are getting services under a plan of care established and regularly reviewed by a doctor.
2. You need and your doctor certifies that you need one or more of the following:
Intermittent skilled nursing care (other than blood draws)
Speech-language pathology services
Continued occupational therapy
3. The home health agency that will be caring for you is approved by Medicare
4. You are homebound and your doctor certifies that you are homebound, which means you have trouble leaving your home without help, such as a wheelchair, cane, special transportation, or help from another person.
5. As part of the certification of eligibility, a doctor or other healthcare professionals that work with a doctor must document that they have had a face-to-face meeting with you within a required time frame and that the encounter was in relation to the reason you need home health care.
Although Rochester is well-known as being home to the Mayo Clinic, there is so much more this town has to offer its residents, including:
Excellent educational opportunities (close to a dozen colleges and universities)
Plenty of outdoor recreation
Excellent healthcare options
The Rochester Art Center
A vast array of restaurants with varying cuisine
Several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, such as the Chateau Theater
Minnesota has one of the most extensive state park systems in the nation, and Rochester is no exception. Whether you prefer hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, or a quiet place to picnic, there is no shortage of options in Rochester. There is no shortage of entertainment, especially during the summers in the downtown area. From golf courses to the Zollman Zoo, along with the great cost of living and excellent health care options, there is no shortage of reasons why our residents love Rochester, Minnesota.
Choosing a home health care service provider can be overwhelming, so know that if you need any information or have questions and concerns about the services available to the residents of Austin, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding cities of Minnesota, or the qualifications necessary for home care services, please feel free to contact us by phone or online. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.