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“I feel like I make a difference. I get told a lot by my patients that they look forward to seeing me and how they feel so much better after I have been there.”
-Trigg Coleman, CNA

“I educate patients and their caregivers to be knowledgeable in their care to improve their quality of life. Many of my patients feel like extended family.”
-Sarah Emmons, Staff RN

“I talk to my patients on their level and never talk down to them. I treat them like family and I think that my patients appreciate that.”
-Derek Keene, Staff RN
1. What areas do you cover?

• Floyd County
• Pike County
• Letcher County

2. What does homebound mean?
• For a patient to be eligible to receive home health services under both Medicare part A & B, the law requires that an individual is confined to their home.
• There exists a normal inability to leave the home, without a considerable and taxing effort.
• Absences from the home are infrequent, for short periods of time, to receive health care treatment.

3. What services are provided/available?
• Skilled nursing (Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses)
• Home Health Aides
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Therapy
• Social Worker

4. How do I get home health services?
• Check with your physician – if your physician feels that home health is appropriate for you, an order is required. Once the order is received, you will be contacted to schedule a time for a health care professional to come to your home and do an assessment to determine the qualifications for services.

5. Who pays for home health services?
• Home Health services can be paid for by the patient/family
• Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, private third party payers such as long term care and health insurance companies and managed care groups

6. What if I have a problem at night or on the weekend?
• Pikeville Medical Center Home Health has a Registered Nurse on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.

7. Are your employees background checked?
• Yes, all employees undergo a thorough employment background check.

8. Are your home care employees CPR certified?
• Yes, all employees involved in patient care are CPR certified when hired and every 2 years thereafter.

 

“I let my patients voice their fears and concerns to me. I try to address them the best I can and explain my care for them. I try to include patients in goal setting for what they wish to accomplish with therapy.”
-Carla Fields, PT

“I sit and talk with my patients about their lives, just having general conversation. I am patient with them and try to learn what their past, present and future concerns are. I like to get to know my patients on a friendship level.”
–Rod Morgan, OT

“I enjoy helping people regain their independence and help them return to their previous lifestyle.”
-Kristy Burke, OTA

“I can get a pay check anywhere. I do what I do for my patients.”
–Kim Clevinger, CNA

PMC Home Health
Phone: 606-218-4570
Floyd County: 606-886-1884
Letcher County: 606-633-4639
Fax: 606-218-4587








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