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Home Health

2180 W. Beltline Highway
P.O. Box 259993
Madison, WI 53713
Telephone:  (608) 417-3700 or 1-800-236-1052
E-mail: homehealth@meriter.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m.-6:00p.m. and Saturday, 9:00am-3:00p.m.
Location: between the Fish Hatchery and Todd Drive exits


If you have any questions about Meriter Home Health, need help planning for home care needs or would like to rent, purchase or make arrangements for any product or service we provide, please contact us.

Home Health Retail Showroom

        
Our retail showroom focuses on mobility solutions for the home including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, stair lifts, patient lifts, lift chairs, and ramps. We also carry a full line of compression stockings, back, knee and neck braces, and many other home safety items. Our staff provides fitting services by appointment for mastectomy bras and prostheses, corrective braces, lymphedema management and compression treatment for vascular conditions. If you have questions, contact us at (608) 417-3770 or 1-800-236-1052 for more information.

Medical Equipment

         
A wide selection of home medical equipment, including standard and customized wheelchairs, hospital beds, walkers, scooters, safety equipment and rehabilitation equipment are available through Meriter Home Health. Staff includes specially trained rehabilitation technicians who perform complete assessments, demonstrate equipment, and provide instruction on a wide range of equipment from pediatric to adult. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3700 or 1-800-236-1052.

Respiratory Care

          
Respiratory care services include selection, delivery and set-up of prescribed respiratory equipment. We provide education and training to ensure the safe, proper, and continued use of prescribed equipment. Respiratory care services also include monitoring and assessment designed to evaluate the effectiveness of all services provided.


Meriter Home Health offers many respiratory services, including:

  • CPAP – Continuous positive airway pressure systems
  • BiPAP – Bi-level positive airway pressure systems
  • Home Ventilators – Life-support systems for patients who need assistance with breathing
  • Oxygen Systems, portable and stationary – Highly advanced liquid and gas oxygen systems
  • Nebulizer Treatment Systems, Aerosol, Aspirators, etc. 
  • Pulse Oximeters – Monitoring of patients performed by licensed therapists on doctor's orders
  • Apnea Monitors and Related Systems – Monitors for infant care
  • We also supply a variety of dependable respiratory care equipment

Meriter Home Health has a respiratory therapist on call 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. If you have questions, contact us at (608) 417-3700 or 1-800-236-1052.

Skilled Nursing Services

         
Meriter Home Health's nurses provide assistance to patients needing skilled or specialized nursing care for wound care, including wound vac therapy, blood pressure and lung assessments, injections and IV therapy. In addition to visits by our skilled nurses, we utilitze Telehealth for our Medicare eligible patients with diabetes, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.Our expertise has proven successful in instructing patients and their caregivers on their disease in order to:

  • Avoid complications
  • Achieve optimal recovery and independence
  • Reduce chances of being re-admitted to the hospital

Meriter Home Care Agency has a Registered Nurse on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Physical Therapy

       
Meriter Home Health's Physical Therapy program is directed by licensed Physical Therapists who are assisted by licensed Physical Therapist Assistants. Our program promotes independence and enhances patient's self-care skills.


Our staff plans and conducts home exercise/therapy programs to help patients function safely and independently in their homes. Standard therapies include:

  • Improving circulation and range of motion
  • Exercises
  • Heat and cold applications
  • Ultraviolet light treatments
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Mobility and endurance training
  • Electrical Trigger Point Stimulation

If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Occupational Therapy

        
Meriter Home Health's Occupational Therapy Program is directed by a registered Occupational Therapist, who is assisted by Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants. Our services help patients who have experienced a loss of functioning in daily activities.


Our program promotes independence and enhances patients' self-care skills through improvement of:

  • Motor coordination
  • Perceptual motor skills
  • Visual and sensory skills  
  • Range of motion and strength
  • Cognitive retention
  • Use of adaptive equipment

If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Speech Therapy

     
Meriter Home Health's Speech Language services are provided by licensed Speech Language Pathologists who are specially trained to help patients regain their oral motor function and ability to communicate. These staff help patients:

  • Adjust to a loss of hearing
  • Work with voice problems
  • Who have swallowing difficulties  
  • Understand oral and written language
  • Improve memory and problem solving skills

Our staff devises a treatment plan for each patient based on a detailed evaluation. A supportive atmosphere helps to promote individual patient progress. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Social Work Services

         
Meriter Home Health's licensed Clinical Social Workers assist patients in solving problems that may arise due to illness. Our staff works with the patient and/or caregiver to help patients in resolving:

  • Social problems
  • Financial problems
  • Transportation problems  
  • Home assistance needs
  • Housing and long-term care needs 

Our staff can recommend many community services that are available to patients free of charge, at a nominal cost or through insurance coverage. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Home Health Aide Services

             
Meriter Home Health's Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with daily activities and personal care. Our program provides services for patients that require assistance with activities of daily living in addition to skilled care. Services may include:

  • Bathing and personal hygiene
  • Improving a home's safety
  • Assisting patients with learning how to regain independence 

Our staff has a thorough knowledge of each patients' physical and/or mental limitations, so they can provide safe, personalized care. Our services are coordinated with the patient's physician, our nursing staff and family members who are involved with the patient's care. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.

Home Infusion Therapy

       
Infusion therapy is available for patients who need to have physician-prescribed medication given through an intravenous, epidural or subcutaneous catheter. Our staff can begin and monitor many therapies, including:

  • Antibiotics
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hydration
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Control

Meriter Home Health has a skilled nurse on call 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. If you have any questions, contact us at (608) 417-3717 or 1-800-236-1052.