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 Franklin County Home Health Agency 
   Phone: 502-564-7383  •  Fax 502-564-9587

 

What's home health care?

Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness, injury and postoperative needs. Home health care can be less expensive, more convenient, and provides many of the same services that are provided in hospital or skilled nursing facility. The services must be skilled and appropriate for provision in the home, ordered by a physician and you must have a physician who will follow your plan of care while you are a patient of home health.


 
   
 





Our intake department will help to determine if you qualify for services.
Please have ready the following information:

  • patient name, address, phone number, date of birth, and social security number
  • insurance information, including Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance
  • physician name and information regarding recent hospitalization, illnesses, and home care needs

If you are under a physician's care and are homebound, or if leaving your home is a taxing effort, talk with your physician. If the physician agrees that you could benefit from skilled services in the home, have them contact Franklin County Home Health at (502) 564-7383.

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, MCO’s, Medicare Advantage and most private insurances
We cover all of Franklin County.

   
The skilled services we provide include, but not limited to the following:
  • Skilled assessments 
  • Medication teaching and monitoring 
  • Intravenous injections, infusions, and fluids
  • Intramuscular and subcutaneous injections
  • Wound care  
  • Antibiotics 
  • Tube maintenance
  • Ostomy care / management 
  • Extensive teaching to patients, family, and caregivers regarding disease processes, symptom management. 


 


Additional Services offered: 

Physical Therapy for rehab after hospitalization for illness or surgery during which there has been a decline in mobility. Education to patients and/or caregivers home exercise programs, utilization of assistive devices and home safety.

Occupational Therapy to teach safety in activities of daily living, upper extremity strengthening and education regarding home modification for safety

Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy for pediatric patients is also available for children who are developmentally delayed.

Short-term Home Health Aide non-skilled services to assist with personal care while regaining strength and independence.

Home and Community Based Waiver services which is a Medicaid program which was established to provide services such as Personal Care, Homemaking, and Respite to prevent patients from having to be institutionalized is a nursing home . 

   


AFFILIATIONS AND OTHER NOTES:

  • Licensed for Home Health Services by the state of Kentucky
  • Member of the Kentucky Home Care Association
  • Member of the Kentucky Public Home Health Alliance
  • Medicare and Medicaid Certified










Our Mission: Prevent. Promote. Protect. Franklin County.
Our Vision: Live. Work. Play. Pray. Healthy!
Our Values: Accountability, Dedication, Empowerment, Equity, Excellence, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect

 

 

The Franklin County Health Department is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. FCHD is an equal opportunity provider and equal opportunity employer.

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