Avera@Home - Home Health

Home health care through Avera@Home of Spencer Hospital provides professional health care services to patients and their families in familiar and comforting home surroundings. In addition to providing direct care, home health teaches families how to care for a loved one as well as self-care tips the individual can perform.

Home health improves the patient’s quality of life while offering peace of mind to the family by:

  • Helping the patient recover and return to regular activities of daily living
  • Providing continuity of care from hospital to home
  • Working with other community agencies to provide other services needed in the home
  • Keeping the patient safe and in his or her home

I was treated with courtesy and kindness I enjoyed the friendship and care I received from everyone.

—Satisfied Patient

Home Health Care

The following services are available:


  • Medication management
  • Assistance with transition from hospital to home
  • Wound and dressing care
  • IVs and injections
  • Post-operative care
  • Diabetic teaching
  • Customized care plans for a variety of services are available

Home Health Aide

Personal care services and activities of daily living are provided by home health aides, such as bathing, housekeeping, and shopping.


Physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide in-home rehabilitation services for patient comfort, safety, and convenience.

Medical Social Worker

Medical social workers assist individuals with personal, family, financial, and other problems that may occur as a result of an illness, disability, or injury.


Avera@Home staff works with Medicare, Medicaid, VA benefits, most insurance, private pay, and other payor sources to help continue quality care needed and desired by you and your family.

Next Steps

Contact us at (712) 264-6380 if you need assistance in the home, have in-home safety concerns or are transitioning from the hospital. Avera@Home of Spencer Hospital is prepared to take the conversation of the next steps to either the hospital or your kitchen table, which can include family so everyone understands your needs and goals.