Professionals from Home Care of Lancaster bring affordable personal home health services to your home in Lancaster County. Home Care gives the best of care in the privacy of your own home. It works for patients whose medical conditions can be treated at home by combining the specialized care of professionals with the care provided by family and friends.
Our registered nurses are on call for consultations or scheduled visits to patients and their families 24 hours a day. Their visits are both meaningful and personal. The services provided by our nurses include skilled observation and assessments; foley catheter irrigation and insertion; care of wounds and dressings; venipuncture and obtaining lab specimens; administering IV, IM, and SQ medications; bowel and bladder training. We also provide educational services on effects/administration of medication; pathophysiology of a disease; enteral and parenteral feeding; tracheostomy care; ostomy care; diet; and self-care and maintenance of venous access devices.
Therapy and Support Services
Professional Therapists aid in recovery by evaluating and treating patients whose temporary or permanent disabilities cause a loss of function, strength, motion, and/or speech. Our goal is to give the patients the individual services that they need so they can reach the highest possible level of functioning. These services include those of certified physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists.
Home Health Aides
Our Home Health Aides help patients who cannot take care of themselves with the routine activities of health and cleanliness. Home Health Aides may be assigned to patients receiving medically necessary nursing or therapy services. They provide such personal services as baths and shampoos; clothing changes; oral hygiene; back and foot massages; providing bowel or bladder assistance; therapy instructed exercises; and other services as determined by evaluation.
Our Home Care program
is licensed by the State and certified by Medicare. We also meet the stringent quality standards of the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Hospice of Lancaster
is a very special kind of caring. Our Hospice program provides specialized care for people who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and offers support to their families. It emphasizes quality of life instead of trying to lengthen life. Our hospice team helps patients and their families share time with each other at home while we support patients' physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Hospice care seeks to enable patients to carry on an alert, pain-free life, and to manage other symptoms so that their last days may be spent with dignity and quality at home. Our services involve a team of trained professionals including physicians, nurses, counselors, therapists, and aides who work with volunteers. Together they care for the entire family. Hospice of Lancaster offers it services to anyone who needs them, regardless of their ability to pay. Generally, hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance.
For more information about Home Care / Hospice of Lancaster, call (803) 286-1472.
920 W. Meeting Street
Lancaster, SC 29720