At Butte Home Health & Hospice, we know
people feel better when they're cared for in the privacy and comfort
of their home. Whether it's chronic illness, an acute medical problem,
injury or disability - we are there every step of the way to ensure
our patients receive the best possible medical care. We are Medicare/Medi-Cal
certified and have been caring for the members of our community since
The goal of Butte Home Health
is to help the patient achieve the greatest possible level
of health and comfort... at home.
Reasons for home health:
Home Health Care provides an alternative to extended hospitalization.
Recovery is often speedier and more complete in the home
The patient is often happier and more comfortable in their
It is usually less costly than other alternatives.
For the purposes of home health, a "Home"
is defined as:
Residential Care Facility
Home Health care uses a team approach that includes coordinated care
and support systems designed to maximize independence at home.
Butte Home Health & Hospice can provide
the following services:
Home Health Nurse
The Home Health Nurse plans and provides
nursing care in the home, such as IV Therapy, Wound Care, Injections,
Nutritional Teaching, Monitoring, and Patient/Family Instruction.
Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses (under the supervision
of RN's) can provide the following services:
* An Administrative Nurse is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
to direct the on-call home care nurses for after hours needs.
|• Skilled assessments
||• Instruction and monitoring of medications and disease
|• Symptom control
||• Instruction and monitoring of treatments (i.e: wound
|• Injectable medications
||• Nutrition and special diets
|• IV medications
||• Pain management
|• Foley catheter management
Home Health Aides
* Home Health Aides provide personal care for the patient, including;
Bathing, Skin Care, Shampooing, and Bed Positioning.
* Therapeutic exercises as prescribed by a licensed therapist.
* Assistance in maintaining a clean, healthful home environment for
* Home Health Aides are on-call 24 hours a day and are activated by
the administrative nurse in the event of a patient or caregiver crisis.
* Develops and restores function of limbs and muscles. A hands-on
approach to enhance healing and decrease pain.
* Instructs patients and family in rehabilitative activities to achieve
The following services can be provided:
||*Therapeutic exercise program
||*Mobility training (bed mobility, transfer training, gait
||*CPT (to promote clear respiration)
||*Instruction in energy conservation
The following services can be provided:
*Training and exercise
* Developing a program to promote independence, including:
* Identification and training in the use of adaptive equipment to
promote independence with activities of daily living!
|• Personal Hygiene
|• Meal Preparation
|• Home Maintenance
Provided by a Licensed Speech Pathologist to help regain or maintain
physical or mental functions.
|• Skilled evaluation
| • Oral motor exercise
| • Swallowing training
| • Instruction in smelling
| • Precautions
| • Cognitive skills training
| • Memory skills training
| • Communication techniques
Medical Social Worker
|• Assist with long-term plans, obtaining financial aid
and other resources.
|• Assist with coordination of community resources.
|• Assessment of social and emotional factors impacting
the patient's care.
|• Counseling for the patient.
|• Alternative living situation.
Call Us When:
|• You or a loved one is in the hospital or long term
care facility and want to go home.
|• You're feeling overwhelmed by the demands of providing
care for a loved one.
|• You or a loved one want to remain at home but need
help to do so.
|• You've hired a new caregiver that needs instruction
and training to provide care in your home.
|• Any individual, physician, or concerned person may
request services by calling Butte Home Health.
|• Following a request for home health care, the patient's
physician will be contacted for approval of services.
|• You can initiate services by calling (530) 895-0462
during office hours: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, 7 days a week