Our mission is to provide the highest quality of care at the lowest and most cost-efficient price to the community served. And our vision statement is... "our vision is to be the home health provider of choice in the communities we serve". We are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc., certified by Medicare and licensed in the state of North Carolina. We are committed to ensuring the rights and privileges of our healthcare patients. Our services are offered to all qualified persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, execution of Advanced Directives, DNR status, or the ability to pay.

Who qualifies for home health?
Any Person Who:

  •  Has an illness that requires the skilled services of a nurse or therapist
  •  Is under a plan of care that is ordered by a physician
  •  Meets guidelines mandated by Medicare, Medicaid, or any other private insurance provider Referrals can be made by anyone; however, a physician's order is required. We can help guide you through the process.

Nurses can:

  •  Provide care that is ordered by your doctor such as catheter and wound care, injections, etc.
  •  Help the homebound person meet their health care needs
  •  Monitor problems and report the findings to the doctor
  •  Teach and counsel patients and their family about health care matters
  •  Collect specimens / labs for physicians

We have pediatric and maternal trained nurses, nurses trained in the use of the wound vac as well as other wound care processes/products, nurses trained in ostomy/stoma care, and nurses trained to assist with IV therapy in the home.

we have nurses on-call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. Just call your home health office.

Avery County: 828-733-1550
Mitchell County: 828-688-3421
Yancey County: 828-682-7825

Social Workers can:

  •  Help a patient and their family with planning for long-term health care
  •  Help a patient and their family find other resources for assistance within the community
  •  Help a patient remain independent in the home for as long as possible

Physical Therapists can:

  •  Consult with a physician to set goals and to determine the best treatments for improving the patient's ability to mobilize
  •  Provide professional treatment in the privacy of the patient's home
  •  Help arrange for equipment in the home and to teach the use of the equipment to provide the safest care possible
  •  Provide professional treatment in the privacy of the patient's home
  •  Define Therapeutic Activities
  •  Provide self-care management
  •  Treat varicose veins and ulcers
  •  Provide excercise and endurance training
  •  Help with incontinence & peroneal muscular atrophy
  •  Treat contractures of joints and ankylosis
  •  Help with back aches & lumbago
  •  Provide excercise and endurance training
  •  Provide for orthopedic aftercare

Occupational Therapists can:

  •  Work with a patient after a stroke or accident to help regain strength in the hands and arms
  •  Teach the patient how to use health care equipment
  •  Show how to keep a home as safe as possible for the patient
  •  Offer ADL & HDL training
  •  Help with Muscle Re-education
  •  Provide Cognitive Training
  •  Help With Perceptual Motor Training & Fine Motor Coordination
  •   Deliver Therapeutic Exercise
  •   Apply Splints & Joint Mobilization

Speech Therapists can:

  •   Evaluate speech, language, and hearing
  •   Start treatment programs to improve the patient's speech and language
  •   Teach the patient and their family various ways to improve speech and language
  •   Work with patients who have problems with swallowing

Toe River Health District

Healthy people, healthy environment, thriving communities

Toe River Health District is an equal opportunity provider. Services are available to all who may benefit and who meet regulatory requirements regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, age, socioeconomic level, marital status, source of payment, political affiliation, number of pregnancies, DNR/Advanced Directive status, or diagnostic status.

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