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Home health services in Kansas

Ascension at Home provides skilled nursing care and therapy services while in the privacy and comfort of your own home. Ascension at Home will assist your transition from hospital to home following surgery, illness or injury, while you are adjusting to your medical change in condition.

Services include:

  • Skilled nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medical and community social work
  • Registered dietitian
  • Chaplain
  • Home health aides

Our staff can help you with:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Acute and chronic disease
  • Ambulation, strengthening and fall prevention
  • Medication compliance
  • Mental cognition
  • Nutrition
  • Ostomy care
  • Pain, IV therapy
  • Personal hygiene
  • Social and emotional issues
  • Swallowing and speaking skills
  • Urinary catheter care
  • Wound care

Home medical services

Ascension Via Christi Home Medical offers a wide variety of services to help patients with their respiratory, mobility and other needs.

Respiratory care services:

  • Respiratory Therapist consultation and support
  • Oxygen delivery systems (gas and liquid)
  • Portable oxygen units and conserving devices
  • Travel oxygen program
  • CPAP & BiPAP equipment and supplies
  • Aerosol nebulizer machines
  • Apnea monitors
  • Home ventilators
  • Tracheostomy supplies
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Suction machines

Home medical equipment:

  • Hospital beds and accessories
  • Low air loss mattresses
  • Phototherapy
  • Glucose monitors and supplies
  • Lift chairs
  • Bathroom safety equipment
  • Pain control devices - TENS unit
  • Nutritional fluids
  • Enteral pumps and supplies

Mobility equipment:

  • Canes and crutches
  • Walkers and accessories
  • Deluxe wheeled walkers
  • Standard wheelchairs
  • Pediatric wheelchairs
  • Lightweight wheelchairs
  • Portable ramps
  • Scooters

Infusion pharmacy

We provide the most appropriate infusion therapy to patients throughout Kansas, in the comfort and privacy of their homes. Our specialized infusion pharmacists work with physicians, home health agencies and family members to evaluate the provide each patient with high-quality, cost-effective, state-of-the-art infusion therapy. A pharmacist is available to support the home care team and patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the following services:

  • Parenteral medications that include total parenteral nutrition, anti-infectives, pain management and hydration.
  • State-of-the-art ambulatory and stationary pumps
  • Catheter care supplies for all types of IV access devices
  • Needleless IV system
  • Ongoing management of supplies and equipment

Reimbursement specialists are ready to answer questions relating to insurance coverage.

Home medical technology

Via Christi also offers home medical technology equipment as an additional security to keep your home the safest place possible. Products include:

  • Personal response systems, which can alert emergency responders with the touch of a button.
  • Personal medication management products, which help people remember to take your prescriptions on schedule
  • TeleHealth Solutions, which allow your vital signs to be monitored by a Care Center, which can alert a caregiver or physician if they fall out of predetermined parameters.
  • Other home solutions to keep your loved one as safe as possible.