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Apismellis Homecare is a Medicare / Medicaid certified Agency. If you are eligible for Medicare A Benefits, we will provide benefits at no costs to you or your family. We are also affiliated with major managed care plans and most insurance carriers.

Mental Health Nursing Services and Homecare

Mental Health Nursing, also known as psychiatric nursing, is the branch of nursing that focuses on the care of people with mental illnesses, psychological disorders, and emotional distress. Apismellis Homecare offers in-home mental health nursing services for patients who are experiencing acute episodes or exacerbation of mental illness. Our mental health services include the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for a range of mental health issues so we have the in-home mental health services to fit any patient's needs. Our mental health nursing services are available to adult and elderly patients needing varying levels of care or service. With three convenient home health care locations, our mental health nursing includes:

Our In-Home Mental Health Nursing Services

Our mental health nursing specialists available for home care services have received nursing training as well as supplemental training in psychology and the administration of psychiatric care. Therefore, these nurses can provide a range of mental health services. Whether you require a mental assessment, patient and family education, or other mental health services, our home care nurses are available to help. The following are some of the main services available through our mental health nursing program.

  • Thorough assessment of a patient's mental status, level of functioning, coping skills, and home environment safety
  • Home assessment during outpatient electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
  • Patient and family education regarding disease processes and illness management
  • Education of stress management techniques, communication skills, coping mechanisms, and behavior modification for individuals with varied mental illnesses
  • Personalized medication education and assessment
  • Intramuscular decanoate, with close monitoring for adverse reactions
  • Assessment to discover additional services individuals many require, such as, home health or community programs
  • Assistance with patient transfer to more appropriate home setting, for example, to apartment, retirement center, residential care facility, or nursing home living

Become A Patient for Our Mental Health Homecare Services

If you are interested in our mental health nursing and homecare services for you or a loved one, feel free to contact Apismellis Homecare at one of our convenient home health care locations in St. Louis, MO, Lake Havasu City, AZ, or Parker, AZ. We can assess each patients individual situation and determine the appropriate mental health services. For Physicians and Medical Practitioners interested in referring a patient to our homecare mental health nursing services, please see our Physicians and Referrals page. For your convenience, patient referrals are accepted online or by phone.

Apismellis offers mental health nursing for patients suffering from a variety of mental illnesses including acute episodes or recent exacerbation of mental illnesses. In order for a patient to qualify for our mental health services and homecare treatment, they must meet the following admission guidelines.

  • Patients must be experiencing an acute, short-term problem or a chronic, long-term problem with acute exacerbation or worsening.
  • Patients must cooperate with their mental health team and must accept their prescribed plan of care.
  • Patients must not pose a threat to themselves or others.