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Home Health Care

Home Health Care includes medical and health-related services and assistance with day-to-day activities that maintain safety and security in the home

SERVICE OVERVIEW

Home Health Care

Home Health Care consists of medical and health-related services and assistance with day-to-day activities in the home. Accra offers these services to maintain the safety and security of the client in the community. Home Health Care options with Accra include professional nursing services, home health aide services, homemaker and rehabilitation services.

Accra primarily provides Home Health Care services to people requiring continuing care for chronic needs. These services are also sometimes offered on a short-term basis to people moving from a hospital or rehabilitation center back into their home.

Look through our program descriptions below to discover all of the ways Accra is helping Minnesotans live full lives:


Professional Nursing Services assist clients with a variety of in-home healthcare needs, including:

  • Health assessments and monitoring
  • Ongoing communication with physicians, pharmacists, Home Health Aides and family
  • Post-hospital and post-surgical care
  • Medication management and administration
  • Injection, blood draws and lab collections
  • Monitoring blood pressure, pulse and respiration
  • Ordering supplies and equipment
  • Wound care
  • Foot care
  • Ostomy care
  • Incontinence, catheter and colostomy care
  • Assistance with therapeutic and special diets
  • Diabetic management including monitoring blood sugars
  • Supervision of Home Health Aides

Accra’s Home Health Aide Services support the independence of people living at home by helping them with day-to-day activities, such as:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Oral hygiene
  • Skin care
  • Ambulation and transfers
  • Medication assistance
  • Exercise
  • Meal preparation 
  • Escorts to meals, social, and educational activities
  • Arranging transportation and appointments 
  • Safety checks

Homemakers assist clients with household activities when the primary caregiver or family member who typically provides these services is unable to manage the activities or temporarily absent. Homemakers may monitor the person’s well-being while in the home, including home safety.

Homemaker services are provided by a trained professional and can include:

  • Light cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting
  • Washing, drying and putting away dishes
  • Emptying the trash
  • Laundry
  • Changing linens and making beds
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping for food, clothing and supplies
  • Helping with personal errands
  • Transportation arrangement
  • Routine household care
  • Watering and caring for household plants
  • Social stimulation

Accra offers rehabilitation services that support independence by helping people restore skills and functions for daily living. We send our dedicated team of therapists to the home or living facility to provide traditional therapeutic techniques. Therapists will carefully assess the clients’ needs and then provide the appropriate service with expertise and care.

Rehabilitation services from Accra are available in select locations and include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech-Language Services

Getting Started

How to get Home Health Care services

1.

Gather materials

Before contacting Accra, please gather the following information:

  • The city in which the client lives 
  • When you would like services to start
  • The services that you are already receiving in the home, if any
  • Insurance information
2.

Contact Accra

Call Accra at (866)-935-3515 to set up services.

3.

We can help

After the initial call, Accra may offer a free home evaluation to determine if your care needs can be met at home. We will also:

  • Check insurance eligibility to confirm services are covered by your insurance
  • Obtain home health orders from your primary care physician or assist you in finding a primary care physician
  • Provide resources for services you need that Accra does not offer