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Local firm provides home health care

Indus Home Care in West Union is a local provider of home health care and passport services.

Thanks to aging baby boomers there is a growing demand for home health care services. Studies have found that up to 90 percent of seniors in the U.S. want to remain in their homes as they age. Home care offers services that help seniors when needed. Home health care also provides services for illness and injury allowing patients to remain at home while they heal.

It is less expensive and more convenient, and just as effective as care given in hospitals or nursing facilities. The service helps patients regain there independence and become self sufficient as soon as possible.

Indus Home Care offers a wide range of services for illness or injury to Adams County residents. Their services include skilled nursing, physical and occupational therapies, speech and infusion therapy, wound care and pain management, in-home coagulation monitoring (PT/NR), and enterostomal therapy service.

They also offer educational services to senior housing sites and senior centers in the community such as blood pressure clinics, glucose monitoring, and fall prevention.

Indus employs quality HHA, STNA, LPN and RN’s in the area to care for patients.

“Our team at Indus is committed to providing services built around the needs of our patients,” said program administrator Greg Pandildis. “Whether you’re in need of short term relief in the form of respite care or a more permanent care arrangement for a loved one or yourself, our caregivers can help make life easier.”

Indus Home Health has been in business for eight years. Their corporate office is in Mason, Ohio.

Indus opened their West Union office in May 2015.

“We felt there was a need in this community for our services,” said marketing director Valerie Jones, “We are dedicated to providing the best home care with a highly trained staff,”

Indus is located at 125 West Main Street in West Union. Their phone number is 937-779-3186.

The Indus Home Care staff, from left, Debbie Abbott, Scheduler, Greg Pandildis, Administrator, and Valerie Jones, Marketing Administrator. Indus Home Care staff, from left, Debbie Abbott, Scheduler, Greg Pandildis, Administrator, and Valerie Jones, Marketing Administrator. Patricia Beech | People’s Defender

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