Published on August 13th, 2014
St. Luke’s Home Health
Now, there’s no place like home for your patients in Monroe County.
St. Luke’s Home Health has been serving the communities in and around the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas since 1919. A dedicated and caring professional staff currently provides a range of in-home health services in Northampton, Lehigh, Upper Bucks and Northeast Montgomery counties, portions of Berks, Carbon and Schuylkill counties, and recently expanded to portions of Monroe County, including Bartonsville, Brodheadsville, East Stroudsburg, Saylorsburg, Sciota, Stroudsburg and Tannersville.
St. Luke’s Home Health allows patients to stay in their homes and be involved in their own care. The staff teaches patients and family members how to recover from surgery or how to manage an illness. Being in the familiar surroundings of home often enhances recovery. The goal is for your patient to regain his or her independence.
St. Luke’s Home Health services include:
- Skilled nursing
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Medical social services
- Home health aide service
Skilled services include:
- Post-operative care
- Management of acute illnesses
- Infusion therapy, wound management, lymphedema therapy, telehealth
- Rehabilitation services after orthopaedic surgery or for treatment of a neurologic disorder
- Management of chronic diseases including Congestive
- Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and Diabetes
Medical Help at Home, When Your Patients Need It
Caregiving is a daunting and oftentimes exhausting task for family members. St. Luke’s Home Health provides medically based care, in patients’ homes, that needs to be ordered by a physician.
Arranging for St. Luke’s Home Health — now in Monroe County
Physicians, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and personal care homes, and hospital discharge planners may make referrals to St. Luke’s Home Health. In addition to receiving skilled and caring home health services from St. Luke’s, your referred patients also benefit by having a first-hand connection to the entire St. Luke’s University Health Network and its wealth of state-of-the-art treatment technologies and nearly 1,400 board certified physicians representing more than 90 specialties.
To make a referral to St. Luke’s Home Health, please call our direct intake line at 484-526-2811. For more information about St. Luke’s Home Health services, please call 484-526-1100.