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Causes: Health, Home Health Care

Programs: The organization provides physician-driven skilled nursing care, physical, occupational and speech therapies, medical social services and home health aide services to the residents of vigo and surrounding counties in indiana. The organization provides charity care to patients who are unable to pay. These patients are identified based on financial information obtained from the patient and subsequent analysis by a team of directors and caregivers at the organization. Supplies and vaccines are also donated to community health agencies serving this population. Over 25,700 home health care visits were made to 1,183 patients in the fiscal year ended august 31, 2014. Medicare and medicaid services made up 82% of this volume.

the organization provides hospice care and support to terminally-ill patients and their loved ones living in vigo and surrounding counties in indiana. This is done through a team of medical directors and attending physicians, skilled nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, spiritual counselors, bereavement professionals and hospice trained volunteers. Over 17,300 days of services were provided to 278 patients during the year ended august 31, 2014. Medicaid and medicare services accounted for 96% of this volume.

the organization provides medical alert services to persons in need of health and safety monitoring. Approximately 400 persons were provided with services in the year ended august 31, 2014. This service is either self-pay or covered by the area 7 agency for the aging and disabled. The organization also provides a telehealth program that allows in-home monitoring of vital signs, weight, and oxygen saturation.

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