Home Health Services provides the following services to Dawson County:
Skilled Nursing—RN visits are made on order of physicians. The frequency of visits depends on what care is needed and may include medication setup, health assessment, dressing changes, blood draws and other skilled nursing functions as ordered.
Home Health Aide—Certified Nursing Assistants provide care in the home under the supervision of an RN. Services may include assistance with personal care, bathing, dressing, and ambulation, most often visits are made once or twice per week.
Homemaker—Homemakers provide light housekeeping and assistance with laundry and shopping in both Glendive and Richey. Homemakers typically provide service twice per month for approximately 2 hours each visit. Must be 60 years of age or older with priority is given to those over of age of 75, those with physical limitations related to chronic diseases and people with low to moderate income, have no transportation and live alone.
Meals on Wheels—Meals are delivered at noon Monday—Friday with a sack lunch option for Saturday with the exception of major holidays. Participants must be 60 years of age or over and be homebound due to a physical, emotional or environmental condition.
Respite—Home Health Aides provide care to individuals in their own homes to allow caregivers a time away. Participants must be 60 years of age or older. Arrangements must be made in advance and care can range from a few hours per week on a regular basis to providing respite for an entire day intermittently.
**All services are provided on a fee or donation basis.