Our Director:

Rosalyn Collins, RN is the Community Group’s Director for Home Health and Extended Care Services. Rosalyn has been in this position for 6 years. Prior to assuming the position of DON Rosalyn spent 4 years as a Home Health case manager in the Home Health Care setting. Rosalyn obtained her LPN certification from Louisiana Technical College- T.H. Harris Campus in 2001 and Received her RN Degree from LSU Alexandria in 2007. Rosalyn currently resides in Opelousas Louisiana with her Husband Daryl, as well as her three wonderful children Alexandra, Khalid, and Ashlyn; as well as her 1 grandchild Legend Mayer

Home Health and Extended Care

Home Health Care in Lafayette, LA

Many medical professionals who have chronically ill patients find it difficult to coordinate home health care and hospice care options for their patients. That’s where we can help you. Our goal is to deliver the best care for your patients – whether they need home-based care, hospice care or both. Our highly experienced and caring team is trained to ensure that your patients receive the highest quality care and the most pleasant healthcare experience possible through every stage of their lives.

Community Extended Care Services

Is your child (or patient) in need of a nurse to care for him or her in their home?

If so, he or she may qualify for Skilled Nursing (also known as Extended Care Home Health/Private Duty). This service is provided through private insurance, Medicaid, and/or private pay and it meets the needs of individuals with developmental/mental disabilities and/or those in need of medical care on a daily basis.

  • Providing competent & trained Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) oversight
  • Meeting your child’s physical, developmental, and emotional needs
  • Nursing assessments
  • Monitoring of vital signs
  • Performing blood sugar checks
  • Medication knowledge
  • Administration of medication (by mouth, by feeding tube, by injection)
  • Incontinence care
  • Total care
  • Range of motion and/or assisting in prescribed therapy regimens
  • Applying critical thinking skills
  • CPR certified staff
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilator Care
  • PEG tube/Feeding tube care
  • Wound care
  • Teaching on disease process & medications
  • Accompanying to medical appointments
  • Assist in arranging medical appointments
  • Any other medical needs according to the child’s needs

Private Duty Nursing

Our private duty nurses are available whenever you need them. From scheduled nursing visits to hourly care, someone is there to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We work with your loved one’s medical team to offer the professional support he or she needs.Private duty nurses allow for loved ones to live at home while receiving the care they require. They complement traditional in-home caregivers and give family members extra peace of mind.

Diabetes care

  • Traumatic brain injury care
  • Medication and insulin administration
  • Wound care
  • Hospice care
  • Tube feedings
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Catastrophic injury care
  • Pulmonary injury care
  • Ventilator care
  • Spinal cord injury care
  • Seizure disorder care
  • Monitoring medical status changes of patients
  • Cooking for patients
  • Cleaning for patients
  • Homemaking services
  • Providing various other daily living activities

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