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Visiting Nurse Services

Compassionate Skilled Health Care…Right in Your Home

Visiting Nurse Services is our team of experienced professionals, many with specialized training in a particular area such as diabetes, respiratory illness, wound care, and rehabilitation.

In addition to their health care experience, these talented and highly-trained people participate in on-going education to ensure the highest level of care and help you face the many challenges of recovering at home.

Lifespan Visiting Nurse Services can help with recovering from surgery, illness, recent hospitalization or being treated by your physician in an outpatient setting.

Visiting Nurse ServicesOur team includes:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Registered Dietician
  • Pediatric Care Nurses
  • IV therapy Nurses
  • Wound, Ostomy and Incontinence Care Nurses
  • Cardiac Nurses
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Home Health Aides

When is Visiting Nurse Services right for you?

Visiting Nurse ServicesHome Health Services can be an important part of your recovery process.

Here are just a few areas that Lifespan Visiting Nurse Services helps people with every day:

  • When you are recovering from medical treatments or surgeries
  • If you need in-home Physical or Occupational Therapy
  • If you are discharged from the nursing home and need help to transition home
  • If you have a newborn requiring specialized care
  • If you have a child with medical and postoperative need
  • Your doctor has given you a new medical diagnosis and education is needed
  • If your doctor has started you on a new medication
  • If you are having mobility issues
  • If you are recovering from a stroke and need help to regain your speech

Understanding the Medicare Benefit

Visiting Nurse ServicesMedicare will pay for 100%  of what is commonly called “Medicare Home Health Services“ if the individual  or patient requiring services meets certain criteria. To learn more about what home health services Medicare pays for, click on the link below.

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About Lifespan

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Differences of Benefits

Hospice and traditional home healthcare offer different benefits to patients to respond to their different needs.

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Specialty Services

  • Cardiac Care Program
  • Pulmonary Disease Chronic Obstructive
  • Home IV Therapy
  • Fall Prevention
  • Wound, Ostomy and Incontinence
  • Pediatric
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Telehealth

Fall Risk

Fall RiskOne bad fall can mean a lengthy hospital stay, painful rehabilitation, a loss of independent life, or worse.

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Our Visiting Nurse

Visiting Nurse Service produces great outcomes for our patients!

Patients receiving care from Lifespan frequently scored higher in Center of Medicare Outcomes measure than the Michigan and National average.

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