Home Health Services
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital recognizes that not everyone leaving the hospital is ready to resume a normal routine, so for those needing further help, Sentara Halifax Home Health is the answer.
Registered nurses provide nursing care and may teach you and members of your family how to provide care that will speed your recovery. Licensed practical nurses provide care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Sentara Halifax Home Health is Medicare and Medicaid certified and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
Home Health Aides
Certified aides help with bathing, grooming, dressing and other personal needs.
Licensed physical, speech and occupational therapists provide care to aid in recovery from surgery, stroke, developmental problems or other serious medical conditions.
Medical Equipment and Supplies/Laboratory Services
Medical supplies, lab studies and assistance in securing medical equipment is also available.
An emergency medical response system that provides access to medical care is just a touch away. Click here to learn more about this program.
CareMed is a home-based, automated medication dispensing system that helps simplify the management of multiple medications, reducing the risk of missed or double doses. Click here to learn more about this system.
CareVital is a service that remotely monitors a patient’s blood pressure, body weight and/or blood glucose. Click here to learn more.
A registered nurse is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
- Skilled nursing or therapy need.
- Physician’s order.
Levels of Care
- Assistance with personal care such as bathing and dressing.
- Assessment of cardiopulmonary function.
- Blood pressure monitoring.
- Diet instruction.
- Medication instruction.
- Physical therapy.
- Speech therapy (for example, following a stroke).
- Occupational therapy.
- Medical equipment (hospital bed).
- Medications (visiting nurse to monitor injections, etc.).
- I.V. therapy.
- Intravenous feedings.
- Daily medical monitoring by a nurse.
Sentara Halifax Home Health provides services in Halifax County and parts of Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Lunenburg and Pittsylvania counties.
Contact Sentara Halifax Home Health at 434.517.3339 or 800.423.1276 for more information.
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