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Home Care

At Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs we understand how important it is have someone you can depend on when you want to stay at home and be as healthy as you can be. We understand that you may need help for a short time after a stay in the hospital or nursing home, or you may need help for a longer period of time.  You may even need assistance to remain at home – Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs is here to meet all of your medical home care needs.

Our services are delivered in your home and are centered on you and your individual needs. Every day we help people just like you. Our knowledgeable office staff is ready to listen to what you need and talk with you about what we can do to provide the best home care services for you. We are proud of the quality of care we give and how we support people like you, and their families, each day. If you are looking for people you can trust, please call us first.

These are just some of the services that Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs can provide for you:
•    Patient Assessment and teaching
•    Adults and Pediatrics
•    Medication Administration/IV Therapy
•    Specialized Feedings
•    Wound Care/Wound Vac
•    Toileting
•    Trach/Vent Care
•    Home Exercise and Therapy Programs
•    Bathing/Dressing/Grooming

Hospice + Palliative Care

Our role at Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs Hospice is to support our patients and families as they approach the end of their life.  We will help them understand the choices open to them and work to support them in their decisions.  We will provide personalized care, coordinating the services that will make them safe and comfortable.  We encourage contact with friends and family that allow important things to be spoken, remembered and celebrated.  
 
We offer the best in medical and nursing care, using state-of-the-art symptom management to control symptoms and promote comfort.  We believe in improving the quality of life when quantity is limited.  We respect patient decisions to forgo extraordinary measures meant only to prolong life.  We provide physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and those who love and care for them.

Services
•    Pre-Admission Consultation
•    Hospice Nursing Care
•    Hospice Physician/Medical Director
•    Hospice Aides for Personal Care
•    Social Work and Pastoral Care
•    Therapists and Counseling
•    Trained Volunteers
•    Pain and Symptom Management
•    Pharmacy Consultation/Services
•    Medical Equipment and Supplies
•    Education and Training for Caregivers
•    Respite or Inpatient Care if needed – eligibility required
•    Continuous Care Requiring Intense Intervention – eligibility required
•    Available 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week
•    Bereavement Program offered for 13 months after death

Admission Criteria

•    Life expectancy of six months or less (if disease runs normal course)
•    Physician certification of limited life expectancy

Our interdisciplinary team in hospice & palliative care is made up of professionals who address the medical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and loved ones.

Personal Care and Support

You deserve the best

Interim HealthCare of Colorado Springs has earned the trust of clients and families and we continue to show our respect by helping you age in a way that offers the quality of life you deserve. We believe you’re entitled to the very best.  That’s why we have Care Professionals who are:

•    Carefully interviewed and screened
•    Background and drug checked
•    Insured
•    Professional and uniformed
•    Trained and supervised
•    Carefully matched with each client

 Knowing what you need
Our non-medical services are customized just for you.  We start by meeting you and reviewing your physical needs and individual interests.  Then, we develop a plan of services with a variety of options to address both big and little needs.  They may include:

•    Personal Care/Homemakers/Companions
•    Transportation and errands
•    Meal preparation/laundry/housekeeping
•    Medication reminders
•    And much more

 We also offer a variety of unique programs and activities through our HomeLife Enrichment Program
Most of these programs are provided at no additional charge.  They include:
•    Caregiver’s Coaching for family members
•    "Brainy day activities"
•    Life reviews
•    Home safety

Working with seniors requires an understanding of the issues they face on an ongoing basis.  This is why we assist both the Medicaid and private pay population.  Please contact us to help guide you through financial aide opportunities.

Healthcare Staffing

From extended blocked contract positions to per diem shifts, Interim employs nurses and other health care professionals with a variety of different skill sets. So whether you need a nurse to fill the gap in a high specialty unit within a hospital, physician office, school nursing, long term care facility, or clinic, Interim provides the staff you need.

Interim HealthCare employs:

•    RNs
•    LPNs/LVNs
•    Therapists- PT/OT/ST
•    Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)
•    Personal Care Attendants (Sitters)
•    Medical Clerical
•    Clerical
•    And a variety of Allied Healthcare Professionals

All staff are properly credentialed, screened, and covered by our professional liability and workers compensation insurance. Interim assumes all responsibility for employer taxes and benefits.
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Interim HealthCare
Colorado Springs:
1901 North Union Blvd.
Suite 202

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 632-9900

Pueblo:
720 North Main St.
Suite 400
Pueblo, CO  81003
(719) 545-1184










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