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Special Programs

  • Cardiac Care
  • Case Management
  • Dietitian/Nutrition Services
  • Disease and Pain Management
  • Enterostomal Therapy
  • Home and Community Based Waiver and Michelle P. Waiver
  • Home Medical Equipment (MedEquip)
  • Home Phototherapy
  • Homemakers
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Maternal/Child Services
  • Medical and Social Services
  • Orthopaedic Services
  • Psychological/Mental Health Services
  • Pediatric Programs
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Wound Care and Ostomy Care

Pediatric services

The Medical Center Home Care Program has necessary skilled providers within nursing and rehab services to provide pediatric patients (0-18 years of age) quality care.

From meeting the needs of developmentally delayed children to providing Synagis injections to help prevent Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) for high risk babies, the staff can offer prescribed services to assist families and their children.

Two specific pediatric programs offered are The First Steps Program and EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment). The First Steps program is designed for children from birth through two years of age with developmental delays. The EPSDT service is a comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of 21. Both programs incorporate physical, occupational and speech therapies. Call (270) 745-1006 for more information related to these services.

Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease Program

The Medical Center Home Care Program works closely with physicians to help patients live in the comfort of their own home. The program assists and educates caregivers in ways to help keep the patient comfortable and manageable at home. The program includes:

  • Skilled Nursing: assess cognitive functioning, medication management, assess overall health condition, education/training on the disease/disease process.
  • Speech Therapy: education/training on communication skills and cognitive functioning, assist in development of a Memory Book.
  • Occupational Therapy: ADL training, cognitive re-education, caregiver education/training on adapting home for functionality
  • Physical Therapy: Fall prevention education, home safety education, therapeutic activities, gait training, caregiver education
  • Medical Social Workers: Counseling services, options for community support services
  • Homemaker Home Health Aides: personal care, light housekeeping, respite.