Referral is needed from:
-Another agency i.e. Generations, local hospital.
What else is needed? A doctor’s order for lab work and specific treatment. The doctor’s order allows our nurse to communicate findings, questions or concerns with your physician. We cannot provide care without these orders.
Cost NO cost to patient, family or insurance. This is a great use of our tax dollars! The service is funded by the health portion of Dubois County taxes. Donations are accepted.
Who makes these visits:? Registered nurses, employed by the Dubois County Health Department with experience in home health and geriatric nursing.
When we visit Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment. Holidays are excluded.
What we can do
Blood Pressure and Vital Signs
Medication Set Up
Patient/family teach about your illiness
Communicate findings/needs to your physician
Things we can't do
Provide sitter service
Baths or personal care
Run errands ie: pick up prescriptions
Visit outside of our 8:00am-4:00pm hours