Home Health Care

The Home Health Care Staff is dedicated to providing the highest quality of professional home health care to the patients they serve in Punxsutawney and surrounding communities. The staff works with each patient's physician to develop a detailed plan of care personalized to the patient and family. Professional nurses not only provide direct patient care, but also provide counseling/education in medications, nutrition, and specific diseases.

Specialty nursing programs include: Maternal/Child Care, Pediatric Care, IV Therapy and Home Chemotherapy by a Certified Nurse Oncologist and Enterostomal Care. In addition to professional nursing services, the agency provides rehabilitative services including Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapies.

Home Health Aides are able to provide personal care as well as to assist with the activities of daily living. The agency offers Social Services to assist the patient and family with personal or financial adjustments related to an alteration in health. An Enterostomal Therapist is available to assist patients with not only ostomies, but pressure/vascular ulcers and incontinence. Home Health office hours are 7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. A registered nurse is on call 24 hours a day for emergency patient needs. Punxsutawney Home Health Care is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO).