Mission Statement:Handprints Home Health, Inc. provides the highest quality of home-based, personalized services which encourage client independence and offers an alternative to institutionalized care.
Care, tailored to the individual, is delivered on an intermittent visit basis according to a plan of treatment established by the client/family, client's physician, and the home care staff.
Services are provided without regard to age, sex, religion, race, sexual orientation, political belief, physical diagnosis, handicap or disability.
Philosophy:Handprints Home Health, Inc. subscribes to the concept of health as stated by the World Health Organization. Health is a state of maximal physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic, or social condition.
To that end, the personnel of Handprints Home Health, Inc. are committed to providing high quality health care and to promote maximum physical, mental, and social conditions in the client/client family.
We believe in accountability to the client/client family to make decisions affecting their present and future health status. We are committed to making services available to all persons within our service area. We utilize the interdisciplinary approach in providing services and work cooperatively with other community organizations and groups to provide comprehensive care.
We believe it is Handprints Home Health, Inc.'s responsibility to employ and treat persons without regard to race, creed, sex, sexual preference, age, color, religion, physical handicap or national origin. Handprints Home Health, Inc. has the responsibility to employing and retaining a staff, which is current in its knowledge, application, and conceptualization of professional practice. We believe staff should be skilled in making professional judgments, in applying treatment modalities with individual client/ client families and that the staff has primary responsibility to maintain and update their clinical knowledge.
We believe that it is necessary for all staff members, professional and non-professional, to support the philosophy of Handprints Home Health, Inc., and that their practice reflects the philosophy. It is necessary that all staff work cooperatively to enhance the philosophy, goals and objectives of Handprints Home Health, Inc.
We have a commitment to management practices, which facilitate open communication and allow participation in problem solving and program development and implementation. We continually seek new ways and means of being responsive to the ever-changing health needs in the community. We believe in the value of consumer participation in planning and implementation of service programs. As an adjunct to this concept, we believe that ongoing evaluations of Handprints Home Health, Inc. is essential.