Home Health

homehealthWe provide Skilled Nursing, Home Health Aide, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Medical Social Work and Chaplain Services.  Skilled services include assessment, instruction, direct care, case management, and discharge planning.  The goals of all services are to optimize the client’s ability to remain in the home. Plans of treatment for intermittent care, which are reviewed at least every 60 days while the client remains on services, are developed with input from the client, and all resources involved in his/her care. A physician’s order is needed to provide skilled services.

Why Choose Providence?

  • We are the oldest and largest home health care provider in the state
  • We serve patients from Eklutna to Girdwood
  • Patients are referred to us from  hospitals and physician clinics in Anchorage bowl
  • We accept Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance
  • Professional, caring, and friendly staff
  • Backed by all the resources of Providence Health & Services Alaska
  • Built a reputation for high quality care and positive relationships with both our clients and their doctors
  • On call RN 24 hours per day/7 days a week

Our Services

  • Intermittent skilled nursing – provides skilled nursing services by or under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with a Plan of Treatment. Staff frequently confers with the client, caregivers, physician, other disciplines and community resources to optimize the quality of care given.
  • Rehabilitation/therapy services – are given by or under the supervision of a qualified therapist in accordance with the Plan of Treatment for rehabilitation. This includes Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy and Speech Therapy
  • Medical Social Services – are provided by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MSW), in accordance with a Plan of Treatment as appropriate
  • Home Health Aide Services – Intermittent Home Health aide services are available when a patient is receiving skilled care by nursing or therapy services
  • Chaplain Service – Spiritual Care is available for our homebound patients either telephonically or with visits by a Home Health Chaplain upon request
  • Personal Emergency Response Service (Lifeline) – provides electronic personal emergency response system to those at risk living alone. This includes frail, disabled, functionally impaired or medically vulnerable persons living in their own homes or residential facilities. Monitoring is through Lifeline central. No hands-on care is provided by this service and physician orders are not needed unless required by paying source.

For more information
To learn more about Providence In-Home Services, call 907-563-0130. To find general information and specific health topics, visit our online health library