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Skilled Home Nursing

The Mercy Home Health team of qualified nurses possess the professional skills necessary to provide patients with the highest quality of care. Our clinicians have an average of more than 15 years of experience. Licensed Registered Nurses (RNs) develop an individualized healthcare plan to promote maximum independence and health at home. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) assist RNs in the provision of quality and compassionate care.

The home health care plan may include:

  • Comprehensive health assessment
  • Care planning and case management
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Disease management programs
  • Medication management programs
  • Wound and ostomy management
  • Diabetes self management/nutrition
  • Pain management
  • Catheter and continence management
  • Home health assessments
    • Patient safety and fall prevention
    • Medication assessment/instruction and compliance review

Health Management Programs

Mercy Home Health's comprehensive health management programs are designed to improve self-management of chronic health issues. Staff teaches patients to quickly recognize problems and when to contact their doctor to help prevent re-hospitalization due to:

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes self management/nutrition

Ostomy, Incontinence and Wound Care Nursing

Registered Nurses certified in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOCN) provide specialized care and patient instruction for those with urinary and bowel ostomies and urinary incontinence. We can also evaluate and recommend treatments for hard to heal wounds.

We Deliver Home Healthcare

Ask how Mercy Home Health can help after a new medical diagnosis or hospitalization.  Our expert team delivers care throughout the five-county Philadelphia area. Call 888.690.2551 to learn more.