Home Care Eligibility Criteria

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Triggers for Home Care

This list represents some of the common qualifying indicators for admission to our Certified Home Health Agency.

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  • Anemia, B12 injections
  • Care of indwelling urinary catheter
  • COPD
  • Diabetes
  • Drainage tubes
  • Exacerbation of chronic illness
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Hip or knee surgery
  • Hospital re-admissions
  • Injections and infusions
  • Kidney disease, dialysis
  • Lower extremity fractures
  • Multiple emergency room visits
  • New medication and/or medication management
  • Newly diagnosed chronic illness (Parkinson’s)
  • Ostomy care
  • Pain management
  • Post-operative care
  • Rehabilitation therapy
  • Stroke (new or symptoms of late effects)
  • Trach care, oxygen
  • Unsteadiness, frequent falls
  • Wound care

MJHS Home Care is accredited by the Joint Commission with a certification in Community Based Palliative Care.