Lincoln County Medical Center Home Care is at the heart of healthcare. Home Care's professional staff will work directly with your physician to ensure that you are given the best possible care you need to remain in the comfort of your home. Services are provided to all ages from newborn to geriatric. The Agency is Medicare Certified and accredited be Joint Commission.
What are the advantages of home care?
Home Care has numerous advantages. It frequently reduces the length and cost of hospitalization by making early discharge possible. It often prevents premature admission to a hospital, nursing home or other alternative care setting. Perhaps most important, it enables patients to remain in their own homes where family support and familiar surroundings enhance recovery and rehabilitation.
What areas does home care serve?
The Agency staff cares for people in a five county region, which includes Lincoln, Pike, Warren and parts of St. Charles and Montgomery Counties.
How can home care help you?
Registered Nurses will teach you and your family all that is necessary for your care. That includes information about your particular illness, medications, diet, and any special treatments you may need. Your nurse will coordinate your home care with your physician and other members of the home care team to make sure you get the care you need.
will work with you to help you reach your highest level of independence by helping you improve your strength, mobility and coordination through exercise, post-operative rehabilitation, gait training and other prescribed therapies.
can help you adjust to or re-learn routine activities of daily living by adapting the way you do things or helping you alter your surroundings to meet needs.
help patients with speech disorders, problems with swallowing, hearing or memory loss.
Medial Social Service Workers
assist you with any social problems which may interfere with your medical progress.
Home Health Aides
provide assistance with personal care: bathing, hygiene and grooming, etc.
Who can refer you to our home care agency?
Anyone can refer you to Home Care - your physician, a friend, a family member, a nursing home, the hospital - even yourself. We're as close as a phone call away. However, Home Care must be authorized by a physician. Our telephone number is (800)-748-8341 or (636)-528-3470. Before home care begins, we would advise you to see your doctor for his recommendations. It is Lincoln County Medical Center Home Care's policy to admit patients and/or residents and render services without regard to race, color, national origin, handicap or age.
How are Home Care Services paid for?
Home Care may be covered by Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance plans and managed care plans.
The agency is located across the street from Lincoln County Medical Center at 1000 East Cherry Street, Troy, MO.
Office Hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
To reach the agency staff, call: (800)-748-8341 or (636)-528-3470 during office hours. Please ask for the home care nurse on call after 4:30 pm.
A skilled nurse is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week