Circle of Care has provided Home Health Services to Geneseo, Atkinson, Annawan, Cambridge and surrounding communities since 1986. Providing care in your home allows you to remain in comfort and familiarity surrounded by your loved ones, and receive professional healthcare services. Circle of Care is a Medicare certified, Joint Commission accredited agency.
Home Health Services of Hammond-Henry Hospital has specialized staff with skilled backgrounds in all areas of home care including cardiology, orthopedics, respiratory, wound care, diabetes, medical/surgical and pediatrics.
"Excellence in Patient Care Services"
Our highly qualified Home Health Care staff offers services to the acutely, chronically and terminally ill in need of nursing care or rehabilitation therapy. This includes high-tech nursing care, home infusion therapy, wound care, physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Our Home Health Services team works in coordination with the patient's physician to provide the medical care pediatrics need in the comfort of their home.
Our Home Health Services team can heal patients' wounds faster and more effectively by using specialized products for each type of wound.
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy
If you or someone you know needs medical help in the home and you would like to know if you qualify for these benefits, please complete the referral form.
Continuously improving the safety and quality of care provided to the public.
The mission of the Joint Commission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What services does Hammond-Henry Home Health Services provide?
Hammond-Henry Home Health offers skilled intermittent nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Medical social work and home health aide services are available to those patients who are receiving another skilled service (RN, PR, OT or ST).
How soon will a nurse or therapist be out to see a patient?
This is based on medical necessity and physician orders. Same day visits can be scheduled if needed; most other patients will be seen within 24-72 hours of referral or discharge from the hospital.
How often will the nurse or therapist come to the home?
An individualized plan of care is developed at the initial visit which includes the frequency and duration of treatment. This varies according to ordered services and patient needs.
Who pay for home health services?
Hammond-Henry Home Health is licensed to provide services under Medicare and is contracted with most major insurance companies. Please call (309) 944-4853 and talk to our intake specialist regarding your coverage for home health care.
Can Hammond-Henry Home Health provide home medical equipment?
Hammond-Henry Home Health provides a list of vendor for equipment for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (CPAP and BiPAP).
Does a patient have to be homebound to receive home health services?
A patient must be homebound to receive home health services under Medicare Part A and most insurance plans. They describe homebound as "leaving home takes considerable and taxing effort." A person may leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, such as a trip to the barber or to attend a religious service.
Part B. Under this program, a patient does not need to be homebound to receive serviceds in the comfort and privacy of their home. To be eligible for Part B services, a patient must have a qualifying diagnosis and the potential to achieve functional goals. This plan may cover pre-operative visits, or may assist patients who are unable to schedule visits or transportation to an outpatient facility.
Please contact Hammond-Henry Home Health at (309) 994-4853 to determine homebound requirements for indiviudal cases.
Can Hammond-Henry Home Health provide homemakers and home health aides?
Hammond-Henry can only provide a home health aide for personal care if the patient also has skilled needs and is receiving another service (RN, PT, OT or ST) from our agency.
What is a patient only needs thearpy services and has no nursing needs?
Hammond-Henry Home Health is able to provide therapy services for patients with no skilled nursing needs.
Can Hammond-Henry Home Health provide lab services in the home?
Yes, lab services can be provided in the home but they must be ordered as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes other skilled services.
How do I get started with Hammond-Henry Home Health Services?
If you or a family member is a patient at Hammond-Henry Hospital, please ask to speak with our Case Manager. Skilled home health services require a physician order. If you are at home and have a doctor's prescription, please call Hammond-Henry Home Health at (309) 944-4853 to begin the process. If you do not have a prescription but feel you want or need our services, please call us as well. Our friendly staff can review your needs and contact your doctor if necessary.