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Home Health

Home Health at Touro

Home Health provides intermittent care to patients in their homes under the direction of the patient's physician. Hospital case managers can assist patients with the referral once their physician orders home health.

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  • Skilled Nursing
  • Home Care Aide
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Medical Social Services

Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals under the direction of the patient's personal physician.

Specialized programs:

  • Infusion therapy
  • Wound care
  • Congestive heart failure treatment
  • Orthopedic recovery
  • Disease management education
  • Fall prevention
  • Diabetes management

Referral information

There are eligibility requirements to qualify for home healthcare. Patients requiring home health services should discuss the potential need for home health care with their physicians. Often the hospital social workers or nurses can initiate the referral process. We can assist patients in determining insurance coverage

Physician referral form (download, complete and return to us via fax)
Please fax to 504.897.8640 or scan and email to


Home Health is licensed by the State of Louisiana, is a Medicare-Certified Agency and meets the Home Care Standards of the Joint Commission.


Phone: 504.897.8576
Fax: 504.897.8640
Hours: 8am–4:30 pm, Monday - Friday