Home Health

There’s no place like home, especially when you’re facing an illness, injury or chronic symptoms. North Kansas City Hospital's compassionate home health professionals bring personalized care right to your home, whether you are recovering from an illness or injury or living with a chronic medical condition. We’ll help you stay in your home and avoid re-hospitalization or admission to a skilled nursing facility.

Excellence in Home Health Care

Our dedication to outstanding home health care is recognized by national independent organizations, our patient satisfaction scores and other measures, including:

HomeCare Elite Top 500 Award

  • HomeCare Elite list – We are repeatedly included in this annual list as one of the country's top agencies. For a third year, Home Health becomes a Top 500 agency.
  • Our clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction scores rank us in the top 20% nationally and are consistently better than any other home health provider in the Kansas City area.
  • Our hospital readmission rates fall well below state and national averages. Our comprehensive remote patient monitoring program for heart failure patients help prevents readmissions.
  • Strategic Healthcare Programs Premier PerformerPatient Satisfaction - Strategic Healthcare Programs awarded our agency with the Best Superior Performer award, naming us to the top 20% nationwide in overall patient outcomes and patient satisfaction scores.
  • Over 1,700 physicians have entrusted the care of their patients to North Kansas City Hospital Home Health

Expert Care in Your Home

Our nurses and therapists are specially trained to assist patients with medical needs, including:

  • Heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure
  • Lung conditions, including COPD
  • Lymphedema
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes management
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Neurological conditions
  • Wounds
  • IV therapy
  • Ostomies
  • Disease management
  • Complex medication management

Plans of care are personalized to your unique needs and reviewed and approved by your physician. Modifications are made as your condition changes or as requested by you or your family to assure we are always meeting your needs.

Skilled & Compassionate Caregivers

All of our staff are employed by Home Health. Because we do not use contract staff, you and your loved ones receive greater consistency of care and better follow-through. Many of our employees have special training in geriatrics, medical/surgical nursing, wound care, fall prevention and exercise for the aging. Our nurses are available to make visits at night and on weekends and holidays when needed.

You can count on our home health aides for compassionate personal care, such as bathing assistance. Our Masters prepared social workers (MSWs) can also help you access community resources such as financial assistance, meal assistance, transportation, medical equipment and respite care. They can also provide counseling for long-range planning and physical or mental health problems.

Learn more about the array of services we provide in the home.

Contact Us

Get well. Maintain independence. These are the goals of North Kansas City Hospital Home Health. We are certified by Medicare and accredited by The Joint Commission. We see patients in Clay, Platte, Ray and Jackson counties.

For questions about Home Health services or to make a referral, call 816-691-1358.

Home Health 5 Stars

Patients rated NKCH Home Health 5 out of 5 stars in the Home Health Compare survey, which evaluates professionalism, communication and medication, pain management and home safety education.

We also continue to achieve 4.5 out of 5 stars for quality of care provided, the highest of any area home health agency.

Home Health Compare uses star ratings to show consumers how the performance of a home health agency compares with other agencies. The organization was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.