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 Homemakers

CHICKASAW COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & HOMECARE SERVICES
260 E PROPSPECT
NEW HAMPTON, IA 50659

Do you, or someone you know need home care?

What is Homemaker & Home Health Aide Service?
***Enables aging or chronically ill persons to continue to live at home
***Provides needed services for persons returning home from a hospital or nursing home
***Provides service to ill, or physically disabled adults to relieve other family members
***Gives personal care such as a bath and shampoo, tends the sick, plan nutritious meals, and self-directed Therapy normally done by family members
***Understands the fears and the Frustration of the elderly
***Shops and prepares meals for the family, does meal prep for the family, does the laundry and light housekeeping and transportation for medical appointments

THE HOMEMAKER-HOME HEALTH AIDE IS A CARING, SUPERVISED MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL TEAM WHO ARE CERTIFIED NURSES AIDES AND HAVE RECEIVED THE HOMEMAKER HOME HEALTH AIDE TRAINING AS REQUIRED BY THE IOWA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

RESPITE SERVICES
 We are happy to announce that we provide this service for families in Chickasaw County. “Respite” refers to short term, temporary care provided to people with disabilities in order that their families can take a break from the daily routine of care giving.  Respite services are available through a sliding fee scale or a grant with Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging.

 

Chickasaw County Public Health Nursing Services • New Hampton, IA • (641) 394-4053