Home Health

The Home Health Department is located at Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital. Our Home Health provides skilled nursing, home health aide and physical therapy to Medicare, Medicaid, Workman’s Compensation and private insurance clients. All patient care is coordinated and supervised by a registered nurse and is provided in the comfort of the patient’s home.

Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital   
257 15th Street
Burlington, CO 80807
Phone: 719-346-4860 
Fax: 719-346-4868 

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 8 am - 12 pm & 12:30 pm- 4:30 pm

Home Health Services Include

  • Skilled Nursing (perform technical procedures, assessments, observation and instruction)
  • Physical Therapy (PT assist in motion restoration through a variety of exercises and therapies) 
  • Home Health Aide (assist patients with personal care)
  • Infusion Care 
  • Wound and Ostomy Care (new wound, wound vac, new ostomy)  
  • Pre and Post-Operative Care
  • Disease Education (Difficulty managing diabetes, HTN, CHF, etc. Increased shortness of breath)
  • Medication Teaching (New or changed medications) 

  • Injection Administration (of Medicare approved medications)
  • Catheter Care (PICC, urinary, etc. management/dressing changes)
  • Reducing length of stay in a hospital or nursing home (recent discharge from hospital/nursing home) 
  • New medical condition or diagnosis requiring teaching and training
  • Tube feeding management
  • Observation and assessment
  • Complex care plan management and evaluation

Home Health Agency and Caring Hands Hospice Professional Advisory Committee

If you would like to serve in an advisory capacity to ensure safety and quality of care, treatment and/or services provided to the public by the Home Health Agency and Caring Hands Hospice, call 346-4860 or click here to fill out an application online. To print out an application, click here.