RiverView Home Care covers approximately a 40 mile radius serving the communities of Crookston, Red Lake Falls, Fertile, Fisher, Beltrami, Climax, Neilsville, Mentor, Erskine, Euclid, and Angus. Services offered by RiverView Home Care include:
Skilled Nursing Care
Nurses conduct a free assessment of the client's needs in the home, coordinate all patient care, draw samples for laboratory testing, set up and monitor medications, provide health education and teaching, and providing treatments requiring their skills such as sterile dressing changes, and administering I.V. antibiotics, parental and enternal nutrition.
Home Health Aide Services
Home Health Aides, under the supervision of a nurse, provide personal care such as bathing, assistance with exercises, meal preparation, safe transfers and ambulation, laundry, light housekeeping and other duties assigned by the nurse.
Physical therapy staff help home care clients enhance their healing by promoting independence in walking. They work to restore or strengthen muscle function through exercises and teaching use of special equipment and treatments to modify pain.
Through therapy, this service helps clients readjust to daily activities and improve their ability to perform the tasks of everyday living.
Speech and Language pathologists assess communication skills, evaluate communication problems and, through appropriate treatment, assist clients in improving communications or swallowing abilities.
Medical Social Work
Medical social workers offer home care clients and families information about needed community resources. The counsel clients about social and emotional problems relating to their health.
RiverView has a full service pharmacy available to home care clients. Information is provided on drug and food interactions with client's medications and nurses educate them on any other issues related to their medications.