Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Certified Home Health Aides
Our registered nurses help with disease management, cardiac care, wound care, psychiatric nursing, neurology and orthopedic care. At Ganton Home Care, we assist while you are coping with an illness, after a hospital stay or recuperating from a surgery. Our nurses help you understand your medical condition or disease process and guide you how to best manage your health.
Our Ganton Home Care Physical Therapists assist in many areas such as mobility, strengthening, community reintegration, and reducing falls. Our therapists are specially trained in assessing safety, balance and assistive devices. Along with their vast knowledge of improving function within the home our therapists also assist with the assessment of making the patient's outdoor activities as safe as possible.
Ganton Home Care Occupational Therapists assist the patient with adaptive activities of daily living, home modification, meal preparation, medication management and grocery shopping. We can also assist a patient in energy conservation techniques to ensure a more productive and less taxing activity.
Ganton Home Care Speech Language Pathologists assess and evaluate a patient who is having difficulty speaking, swallowing and impaired cognition. We will be able to provide assessment and treatment of proper consistency of a diet in order to prevent weight loss. Our speech therapist will also be able to provide strategies and materials to assist a patient that is experiencing difficulty with memory to remain as independent as possible.
Certified Home Health Aides
In your initial meeting with your nurse, you will discuss whether or not a Home Health Aide is right for you. If you need some assistance with personal care, we will match you up with an aide and keep you with that same aide throughout your entire case. At Ganton Home Care we strongly believe that personal relationships and trust are built through continuity and consistency of care. You will see the same faces with every visit!
Our aides are certified and trained to provide you with the highest quality care. The supervising nurse will work with you to develop a plan of care and train your aide on your specific individual needs.
Personal Care Assistants, Transportation, Medication Management and Administration
Personal Care Assistants
Whether you need assistance for one hour or 24 hours a day, Ganton Home Care Personal Care Assistants are available to help you in the comfort of your own home. Personal Care Assistants are screened, insured and bonded, and trained to the specific need of every case. Our assistants are able to provide light housekeeping, meal preparation, and cleaning, as well as personal care, and companion services. All services are provided with consideration and compassion. At Ganton Home Care, we assist you while you are coping with an illness, after a hospital stay or recuperating from a surgery. Our nurses help you understand your medical condition or disease process and guide you how to best manage your health.
Ganton Home Care provides a transport service that will take you where you wish to go. Whether you need to visit the doctor, have a lunch or hair appointment, or are attending a special event, we are here to help you keep your independence. Our transport services are available with just a 24 hour notice.
Ganton Home Care takes the stress and worry out of medication management. In the comfort and privacy of your home, our Ganton Home Care nurse can assess your medications and communicate with your physician. The nurse will call your pharmacy, arrange for refills, and even pick up your medications. Your medications can be set-up for easy access, or if you wish, our staff can be available for administration of your medication.
What is your minimum amount of service time for Private Duty services?
Ganton Home Care is committed to providing individualized care plans for each client, therefore we only ask for a minimum of one hour for our services.
Is your staff bonded and insured?
Yes. Ganton Home Care covers each staff member with liability insurance and they are all bonded to ensure the safety and well being of each of our clients.
I think I may need Therapy, how can I get that started?
Ganton Home Care is proud to be able to provide you with skilled nursing and therapy services. Insurance covered services need a physician's order to begin and if you do not have one yet, we can help you obtain one. We work very closely with our local physicians.
What is your service area?
Our Private Duty department services Jackson County and the surrounding areas and our Certified Skilled nursing and therapy staff serves all of Jackson County.
Should I pay my caregiver directly?
No. You will never need to pay our aides or any staff for services provided. We will send you an invoice in the mail and payment should be made directly back to the Ganton Home Care office located at 3600 Spring Arobr Rd..
What kind of training does your Home Health Aide and Personal Care Assistant staff receive?
Our Home Health Aides and Personal Care Assistants are required to receive a minimum of twelve hours a year in training. Ganton Home Care is very pleased to say that our aides and assistants receive a least a minimum of 24 hours annually. We also train each caregiver to the specific nature of every case. You can rest assured knowing that your caregiver will be trained specifically for your needs, from the very first visit.
How do I book a transport and will the staff member stay with me?
Not being able to drive is a big transition in life and Ganton Home Care recognizes your need to maintain your independence. With that in mind, we provide a unique transport service that can take you anywhere you need to go whether, its to the doctor or the grocery store. You can maintain your independence and accomplish the daily tasks of life with this service. To book the transport service, please call us with at least 24 hours notice. If an emergency should arise, we will do what we can to accommodate your request. Our staff members can stay with you or drop you off and pick you up, its all up to you and what makes you feel the most comfortable.
What types of services are provided through Private Duty?
Private Duty services are unique to the individual. Maybe you need housekeeping, a meal prepared or assistance with medications. In the beginning of your case, a registered nurse will come to your home and meet with you. The nurse will work wit you to develop a care plan specific to your needs. Everyone is different and we will do all we can to ensure your happiness, safety and satisfaction.
What types of services are covered under my insurance or Medicare?
With a physician's signed order, skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social services and home health aide care can be provided under your insurance or Medicare. As with private duty services, a registered nurse will come to your home on the first visit and assess your medical needs and conditions. The nurse will then contact your physician and coordinate an individualized care plan just for you.
Will there be a co pay?
Certified home health services are covered under Medicare Part A with no co pay. We also take numerous secondary insurances. Prior to any services being provided, we will contact your insurance companies and determine any payment responsibility you may have. We will go over the co pays or deductibles and give you the choice to continue with services. Our commitment to you is to make sure you are always informed.
We also work with your long term care insurance and the Veterans Aid and Attendance benefit who often cover private duty services. Sometimes insurance can be overwhelming; we would be happy to offer any assistance to you in determining coverage.
Can I hire a Private Duty Aide for someone?
Yes you can! Of course, a registered nurse would still come in the beginning to assess the needs of the client, but billing can be set up to go wherever the client, family or power of attorney would like. Prior to any private duty services, you will receive a detailed billing statement explaining any charges.
What type of screening do your staff undergo upon hire?
Our staff undergo a thorough background check prior to employment and prior to any visits to ensure your well-being and safety. We are dedicated to providing you with the best possible care and caregivers!
Will you assign a staff member to my case or will it be someone different every visit?
Ganton Home Care's philosophy is that we are providing more than just service to our clients. A one to one caregiver/client arrangement should be a relationship based on trust and mutual respect. Through our initial conversations with you, as the client, we will do everything possible to match you with an aide or caregiver that will meet your needs. Our goal is to establish a quality relationship that will last long term.
What does it mean that Ganton Home Care is Accredited?
Ganton Home Care is accredited through the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). What this means to you is that Ganton Home Care has made a conscious decision to provide our community with higher standards of excellence than those required by Medicare alone. The Accreditation process raises the minimum standards of quality to a higher level, demanding that the best care be provided to our clients and community. We are very proud of our Accreditation as it means we are setting a new standard in our community for home health.
Home Health Referral Form
Click on the form to the left or the button below to download Ganton’s Home Health Referral Form (pdf).
Please fill out form and FAX to 517-990-6447. If you have any questions, please CALL 517-990-6444.
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