Home Health Agency

The OAHS Home Health Agency is a hospital-based agency. Staff provide services to patients who live in west central Minnesota and northeastern South Dakota.

Services offered through OAHS Home Health Agency include:

Registered Nursing Services

Skilled nursing care is directed by the physician and provided by a Registered Nurse. Services include wound care, medication management, diabetic management and teaching, physical assessment, and lab draws for bloodwork.

Home Health Aide Services

Home Health Aides assist with activities of daily living and are supervised by a Registered Nurse. Services include personal hygiene, range of motion and assistance with movement, bedmaking and linen change, minimal light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation.

Physical Therapy Services

Physical Therapy services are available only under Medicare benefit. Under a physician’s order, the physical therapist will assist with therapeutic exercises, gait training and balance training.

Homemaking Services and Companion Services

Homemaking and Companion Services are only available under the AC & EW programs.

Home care is based on the understanding that there truly is no place like home. Our staff of registered nurses and aides provide the care that you need in the comfort and convenience of your own home.

Home Care can…

  • Shorten hospital stay or prevent rehospitalization, thereby reducing the cost of illness.
  • Enhance recovery and restore independence.
  • Offer options to Medicare clients who do not meet government criteria for hospital admission or a continued hospital stay.
  • Coordinate services with other community agencies and resources allowing individuals to remain in their own home.

OAHS Home Health Agency receives payment from insurance, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Veterans Administration, Alternate Care Grants and private pay sources. It is a Medicare-certified Home Health Agency.

The office is open from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Staff is on call from 7 am to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call (320) 839-4020.

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