Home Health Services

Bethlen Home Health has been serving community members of the greater Ligonier and Laurel Valleys for almost a decade providing quality and compassionate nursing and rehabilitative care to those who choose and are medically able to recover at home.  Whether you are 25 or 105, recovering from surgery or illness, or managing a chronic disease, Bethlen’s team of home care providers can help you manage your care in the comfort and security of your home.

Home Health Services through Bethlen Communities encompass:

  • Intermittent Skilled Nursing Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology

Bethlen provides the above licensed services while striving to ensure that each client regains his/her maximum level of independence upon discharge.  Most services are covered by private health insurers, Medicare, or Medicaid.  The Bethlen Home Health team is comprised of Nursing and Therapy staff members, as well as Social Service and Pastoral Support Personnel as is beneficial to the individual needs of the patient.

Bethlen Home Care licensed, registered nurses are qualified to provide IV therapy, catheter and ostomy care, injections, post-chemotherapy in-home care, oxygen therapy and breathing treatments.  These professionals place great emphasis on providing clients with continual self-help education in areas such as: Diabetic management, Congestive Heart Failure signs, symptoms and treatment, management of COPD and others within the home setting.

Wound care and management provided by Bethlen Home Health includes the use of various products and treatments including Wound Vac Therapy.

Recognitions and Accreditations

The Home Health Services of Bethlen Communities are recognized and honored through CARF accreditation.  CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) is the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization.
The CARF accreditation shows that Bethlen Communities Home Health and Hospice abide by substantial conformance to the CARF standards and mission to:

  • Promote Quality
  • Value
  • Optimal outcomes of services, through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of persons served

In addition to our Accreditation through CARF, Bethlen Communities Home Health and Hospice was named a 2014 HHCAHPS recipient.  HHCAHPS Honors is a prestigious, annual honor recognizing Home Health agencies that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the client’s point of view.
HHCAHPS honors Home Health agencies that are dedicated to providing and consistently deliver quality care.  Bethlen’s commitment to the highest quality care possible is demonstrated by the top ranking HHCAHPS client satisfaction scores.

The above recognitions are reflective of the commitment to individualized care, compassion and support provided by Bethlen Home Health staff. Bethlen Home Health members strive every day to ensure that all clients receive care on the highest level attainable.

Every patient has the right to choose their provider of service.  Bethlen Home Care invites you to trust your care to the qualified, friendly, caring professionals at Bethlen Home Health. 

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