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When patients are allowed to return home to recuperate, there are many benefits. Patients often recover faster in their own homes and they may be able to avoid the cost of an extended hospital or nursing home stay.

Atrium Health At Home Blue Ridge is a hospital-based program specially designed to provide patients with a wide variety of health care services at home to increase their sense of control and increase self-sufficiency.

Our primary service area is Burke County, however, we serve clients in McDowell, Caldwell, Cleveland and Catawba counties.

Atrium Health At Home Blue Ridge services include:

All nursing staff are qualified to provide skilled assessments, client and family education, observation, evaluation, development of plan of care, parenteral administration of medications, IV therapy, specimen collection for laboratory monitoring, ancillary lab testing along with other skilled services, nutritional counseling and enterostomal therapy.

Oncology: Atrium Health At Home Blue Ridge staff provide assessments and interventions related to cancer treatment.
Wound Therapy: Atrium Health At Home Blue Ridge staff monitor progress of patients with open wounds requiring nursing care.

Physical, occupational and speech therapy services include evaluation, client and family education, observation, discharge planning, development of the plan of care and provision of therapy.

Social Services
Supervised by a senior social worker, the social work assistants evaluate and develop the plan of care and provide social work intervention specializing in education, resources and information regarding financial services.

Supplemental Staffing
Certified nursing assistants provide assistance with activities of daily living.

For more information about Atrium Health At Home Blue Ridge services, please call 828-580-6450. If you live outside the Morganton area, please call 1-800-599-5891.

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