Welcome to Fort Hudson – the leading senior health provider throughout Warren, Washington, and Saratoga Counties. For over 49 years, Fort Hudson has provided solutions to seniors’ health and wellness needs. We assist in maximizing independence and quality of life through our multiple programs and services on our campus and throughout the community.
Fort Hudson Home & Community Services allows our team to support your needs within the comfort of your private residence. Community based services available through Fort Hudson Homecare include Companion Care, Licensed Home Healthcare, Certified Home Health Agency, and Care Management.
We understand you have unique needs, and we offer flexibility of services and hours to support you. Whether you require short-term service following hospitalization, rehabilitation, or illness; or ongoing service due to chronic condition – Fort Hudson Home & Community Services is the best choice for you.
Our staff, comprised of Personal Companions, Personal Care Aides, Home Health Aides, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Pathologists, Medical Social Workers, Care Managers are proud members of the Fort Hudson team. All employees undergo extensive background screening and training to ensure the most innovative approach to homecare services.
We understand the importance of peace of mind when selecting care within the home. Our Staff is fully insured and bonded; and the NYS Department of Health and NYS Office of Aging approve our program. We provide reliability you can count on, and assure you that we have the skill, training, and staff – all just a phone call away.
It can be challenging to know what program would best serve an individual. Fort Hudson understands that the best healthcare outcomes are based on effective use of programs and services. We offer professional staff who are experienced with the priorities of managed care companies, as well as families/seniors of our community. We provide one-to-one attention, working with individuals, or insurance carriers, to identify the best program fit for each person’s needs. If you wish to obtain more information, call us today at (518) 747-9019. You may also direct any inquiries to:
Beth Bruno, RN – Director of Home & Community Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Reynolds, RN -Director of CHHA Patient Services at email@example.com
Rhenda Campbell, Director of Care Management at firstname.lastname@example.org
Companion care is a perfect option for those who wish to have some supportive services at home. Services may include:
- Meal preparation
- Housekeeping & laundry
- Medication and personal care cueing
- Socialization and safety monitoring
LICENSED HOME HEALTHCARE
Individuals requiring ‘hands-on clinical care’ will have the benefit of companion level services, with the additional support of enhanced clinical team involvement. Services may include:
- Hands-on personal care & hygiene
- Feeding & nutritional support
- Ambulation & exercises
- R.N. supervision & case management
CERTIFIED HOME HEALTHCARE (licensed in Warren & Washington Counties)
Certified Home Healthcare is our most extensive clinical homecare program. Individuals with episodes of acute illness, often following a hospitalization, can receive a wide range of homecare services. This level of care is generally covered by Medicare and other private insurances. Services may include:
- Diabetic & wound care
- Medication administration & management
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Cancer care
- Pain management
- Chronic disease management
- Medical case management
For more information on this newest Fort Hudson program – View Updates
This program is an individually designed intervention offering Comprehensive Care Management. Fort Hudson is an approved service provider for those primarily accessing NYS Medicaid Plans, including NYS Waiver Programs (NHTD -Nursing Home Transition and Diversion and TBI -Traumatic Brain Injury). The role of the Care Manager is to assist participants in development and implementation of individualized service plans – with the outcome of returning or remaining within the community environment. Services may include:
- professional, trained staff and clinicians for case management oversight
- familiarity with available community-wide services for resource referral
- assist participants to remain within their community in cost effective ways
CONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CDPAP)
For the Consumer: If you have been referred to, or are currently participating in the CDPAP program, Fort Hudson offers Fiscal Intermediary (FI) services to assist you in compensating your personal assistant on your behalf. CONSUMER CHOICE, a program of Fort Hudson Home Care, will provide you and your personal assistant the peace of mind you deserve by having a well-known local provider handling the details.
For the Personal Assistant: Fort Hudson’s CONSUMER CHOICE offers convenient telephonic time record keeping, knowledgeable staff and helpful information for you to succeed in your role as a personal assistant. With CONSUMER CHOICE providing your bi-weekly pay, you can be confident in having a LOCAL provider handling your compensation and other necessary tasks.
Click the following link for more information. (clicking here, will open a second screen. Simply click on that link to open the file) Consumer Participation Guide to the Fiscal Intermediary
DID YOU KNOW?
For those interested, Fort Hudson offers the community a means of disposing residential sharps waste. The following are key details to this community service:
12noon – 3:00PM on Tuesdays & Thursdays
9 am – 12noon on Saturdays
other days/times by appointment
Fort Hudson Nursing Center MAIN LOBBY (see the receptionist)
Only containers that are leak proof, rigid, puncture resistant and properly marked BIO HAZARD will be accepted. (note: Fort Hudson does not provide required containers, but can provide contact info of the companies/pharmacies that do provide them). For more information, contact (518) 747-2811.