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Home Health

Home health services allow patients to receive medical attention in their home. Services are individualized and range from injections to complete care for a seriously ill patient. The goal of home health care is to allow you to recover in the comfort of your own home with the advantage of skilled medical treatment. Home health care agencies can provide registered nurses, nursing assistants, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and social workers. To ensure that you receive the best care possible, our staff will coordinate your home health needs with the appropriate providers.

Willis-Knighton Home Health is a full-service program providing skilled nursing. The Home Health multidisciplinary team provides quality medical treatment according to each patient's individual plan of care. Willis-Knighton Home Health is hospital based and is approved for payment under Medicare, Medicaid and most managed care private insurance companies. The department is licensed by the State of Louisiana and is accredited by The Joint Commission. For more information on Willis-Knighton Home Health please call (318) 212-4180. There are many other home health agencies available within the area. For more information about home health agencies please speak with your physician or social worker.

Many patients will never need home health care, but those who do find that it provides relief and comfort. They know there is a professional involved in their care that can be contacted 24 hours a day. The physician knows that this professional will provide up to date information on the patient's condition and assist in providing complete care.