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Home Health-Miners

Home Health Services by St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus

801 East Broad Street (Route 209)
Tamaqua, PA 18252
570-952-8219
800-251-6662 (toll free)
570-952-8119 (fax)

Recover in the Privacy and Comfort of
Your Own Home

St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Home Health helps patients recover from an injury or illness in the privacy and comfort of their own homes with the support of loved ones. Individuals who may need home care include those who have:

  • Suffered a stroke
  • Lost an arm or leg
  • Degenerative conditions, such as arthritis
  • General weakness following an illness, injury or hospitalization

The Home Health staff has direct access to all of the resources of St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus and St. Luke's University Health Network. Depending on their specialty, staff members help patients get back to the daily activities they enjoyed before their illness or injury. They work with the patient's doctor to develop a plan of care that best meets their patients' needs. The staff is available 24-hours a day, seven-days a week (including weekends and holidays). 

The St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Home Care staff includes:

  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Medical social workers
  • Home health aides

Home Health services

Skilled Nursing

  • Catheter care
  • Diabetic teaching and nutrition counseling
  • Telemedicine
  • IV therapy
  • Respiratory and cardiac care
  • Total parenteral and enteral nutrition
  • Venipuncture
  • Wound care/dressing changes

Rehabilitation Services

  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Rehabilitation nursing
  • Speech therapy
  • Nutritional counseling

Medical Social Work

  • Emotional, financial and social counseling
  • Referrals to obtain necessary care
  • Long-term planning

Home Health Aides

  • Light housekeeping in patient areas
  • Personal care, such as bathing and feeding
  • Turning/positioning

St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Home Health is Pennsylvania-licensed, Medicare and Medicaid certified and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

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